About Us

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us.” Marianne Williamson

Deciding to make that initial call to get help can be frightening.  Once you take that first step you will feel tremendous relief.  Our basic belief at Awakenings Counseling Center is “that every situation, every experience- no matter how difficult, painful or stuck, holds within it the opportunity for tremendous personal transformation for you and your family.”


Awakenings Counseling Center has been serving the Tidewater area for over 27 years. Our Professional staff of highly skilled therapists takes great care to provide a supportive, nurturing and compassionate environment. Each client is briefly screened to ensure they are set up with the therapist that will best meet their needs. We also have extensive experience working with the special needs of Military members and their families.

We utilize a wide range of the therapeutic approaches to meet the specific needs of each client.  Our Professional Staff is able to respond to your situation and issues creatively, drawing upon specific methods that will be of optimal assistance to you.  Additionally, all of our staff has an ongoing commitment to their own professional and personal development.  We provide our unique counseling services for people who want to change their lives.  We serve people from all age groups, ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientations.

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