Sept1309MentalHealthDirectory by liuqingzhan


    The following list is meant as a starting point for referring Spanish-speaking individuals to mental health services.
     Please note this directory is not meant to be an endorsement by Creciendo Juntos (CJ) of any specific provider.

Individual Provider                     Bilingual        Services Provided          Appointment   Methods of Payment       Prior Experience Serving
Kind of Service Provider                    or                  and                    Times           Accepted            Spanish-Speaking Clients
Practice or other Affiliation            Level of           Specialties                            Direct Pay                    (Individuals)
Contact Information:                    Spanish        Children or Adult            Day only     Insurance -
 Phone                                 Fluency        Individual Therapy           Evening        Which
 Email                                                Group Therapy on any         Saturday     FAMIS
                                                        topics                                     Medicaid
                                                       Specialty Focus                            Sliding Fee
                                                                                                     Scale – What
                                                                                                   Pro Bono

Michael N. Garcia, L.P.C.              Bilingual       Parent consultation,    Weekdays and         Self pay              Inpatient, in-home and
Licensed Professional Counselor        Native           play therapy,           some evenings        Inquire about          outpatient clinical
                                       Speaker          psychotherapy for                             insurances             experience
                                                        children, adolescents
Rose Hill Counseling & Psychotherapy   also             and adults.
1110 Rose Hill Dr., #201               Bicultural
Charlottesville, VA 22903


   434-981-7249 (Direct line,
    message is bilingual)

   Email:

Ingrid Ramos
Lead Therapist                            Bilingual       Provides services to      Varies             Direct pay         Psychotherapy with at-risk
                                          Native           Latino children, adults                      Medicaid            children in a residential
Charlottesville League of Therapists      Speaker          and families.                                                     program.
911 East Jefferson Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902                 also            Couples counseling                                               Have been involved with
                                          Bicultural                                                                         the Southwood community
Contact:                                                  Women’s issues                                                    and worked with the
                                                                                                                             Latino population for many
   First Call is Spanish                                 Finance Counseling                                                years.
    (434) 984-0023

 Email:


Elizabeth Irvin, LCSW                     Fluent in       Outpatient individual     Days and some      Medicaid           Began working with Latina
Therapist                                 Spanish          and couples counseling    evenings           Sliding Scale       women through Domestic
                                                           for Latina women                                                  Violence and Sexual
Women’s Initiative                                                                                                           Assault agencies from
1007 E High Street                                        Focus on healthy                                                  1997-2005.
Charlottesville, VA 22902                                  relationships, trauma,
                                                           depression, anxiety and                                          Post graduate school work
Contact:                                                   stress management                                                 includes individual,
                                                                                                                             couples and group
   All Spanish callers are referred to                   Presentations to                                                  therapy for Latino clients
    her bilingual voicemail (434) 872-                     agencies and client                                               through the Health
    0047                                                   groups related to                                                 Department and a non-
                                                           substance abuse and                                               profit counseling agency.
   Email:                                                 mental health off site.                                                                                          Provided alternative
                                                                                                                             sentencing for female
                                                                                              offenders,
                                                                                                                             including substance abuse
                                                                                                                             and mental health therapy
                                                                                                                             to both English and
                                                                                                                             Spanish speaking women.

                                                                                                                            Provided intensive in-
                                                                                                                             home therapy for Latino
                                                                                                                             families through CLT.
Julie Walls, LCSW                        High Level      Provides services to    Weekday            Direct pay            Serving Spanish-speaking
Licensed Clinical Social Worker          of Fluency       children, adults and    morning,           Virginia Premier       clients at C.L.T. since
                                         in Spanish       families.               afternoon and      Comprehensive          August, 2003.
Charlottesville League of Therapists                                              evening             Services Act
911 East Jefferson Street                                Provide group therapy   appointments        (CSA) Funding         Prior to that worked at the
Charlottesville, VA 22902                                 for adolescent girls.                      Medicaid               Family Support Program
                                                                                                     FAMIS                  through Albemarle DSS at
Contact:                                                 Certified in                               Anthem                 Cale Elementary School.
   First Call is Spanish/English to
    (434) 984-0023, Ext. 19                              Intensive in-home
   Email:

Harrisonburg League of Therapists
409 Virginia Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22802


   First Call is Spanish/English to
    (540) 437-1606

   Email:
Patricia Sepúlveda, M.A.                 Spanish         Anger Management           Days and some      Direct pay              Psychosocial counseling
Therapist                                Native           teacher                    evenings           Medicaid                 with latino families through
                                         Speaker                                                                                  probation department in
Charlottesville League of Therapists                     Provides services to                                                    Idaho.
911 East Jefferson Street                Bilingual        Latino children, adults
Charlottesville, VA 22902                and              and families.                                                          Latino outreach.
Contact:                                                 Couples counseling                                                     Facilitated groups for men
                                                                                                                                  who went through the
   First Call is Spanish                                Women’s issues                                                          court system for domestic
    (434) 984-0023                                                                                                                therapy violations.
                                                         Facilitator/Mediator
 Email:                                                                                                                         Therapy with at-risk
patricia.sepulveda@leagueoftherapists.                                                                                            children and their families.
                                                                                                                                 Have worked with the
                                                                                                    Latino population here
                                                                                                                                  and in Idaho for 13 years.

Heather Finkel                           Bilingual       Children, adolescent       Weekdays           Full fee is $100        Has served
Licensed Clinical Psychologist                            and adult consultations,                       per session;             Charlottesville’s Latino
                                                          depression, anxiety,                           adjustable fee for       clients since 2006.
1 Boar's Head Place, Suite 102,                           anger management,                              those in need, but
Charlottesville, VA 22903                                 trauma history, and                            not lower than          Before going into private
                                                          domestic violence                              $70 per session          practice, was a FOCUS
Contact:                                                  (victims & perpetrators                                                 mental health provider
                                                                                                        Not currently
   (434) 825-3656 (Direct line,                                                                         accepting
    message is bilingual)                                                                                insurance

   Email:
Wednesday Latina Support Group                     Provides diverse mental        Wednesday        No cost
                                                   health support to Latinas.     Mornings, 10 –
Led by Elizabeth Irvin and Dilcia                  Sessions are held at the       11:30 am
Colindres                                          Word of Faith church next to
                                                   Albemarle High School.
                                                   Transportation and childcare
                                                   are provided

Contact: Elizabeth Irvin, LCSW         Fluent in
   (434) 872-0047

   Email:

Contact: Dilcia Colindres              Bilingual
   (434) 963-4676 x 4 or
    (434) 981-6879

   Email:

Alcoholics Anonymous                               Spanish only group meeting     Monday –         No cost - donations
Hay Una Solución                                   at Church of the Incarnation   Friday at 7:30   are accepted.
                                                   (behind Toys R Us), Room       pm.
Contact:                                           18, Walk-ins welcomed.

   Jose Rio                           Bilingual
    (434) 284-2384                     Native
   Incarnation Church
    (434) 973-4381

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