• Dr. Laconda Fanning
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    Licensed Professional Counselor, Christian Counselor

    Works with Children, Adolescents and Adults

    Specialty Issues: ADHD, Psychological Testing, Marital Issues, Depression, Panic Disorder, Anger Management, African-American Issues, Women's Issues, Anxiety, PTSD, Grief, Parenting and Learning Problems

    Virginia Beach and Norfolk locations.


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    EDUCATION

    • Doctorate Degree Clinical Psychology: Concentration in child and adolescent psychology
    • Masters Degree Clinical Psychology Regent University
    • Masters Degree Community/Clinical Psychology Norfolk State University
    • Bachelors Degree Nursing Norfolk State University

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

    • Practice in the Mental Health field for 16 years
    • 11 years in professional counseling
    • Introduction to psychiatry and clinical training was initiated through years practicing as a psychiatric nurse    
    • Broad and diverse experience with families, children and teenagers

    LICENSURE

    • Licensed Professional Counselor 0701003750
    • Registered Nurse 0001131784

    PUBLISHED

    • Preparing for Your Calling: Is it Christ Centered or Self Centered August 2006 Authorhouse publication

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    • American Psychological Association
    • Virginia Counselors Association

    SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

    • Attended a Baptist church.   Spiritual growth and development is shaped by the teachings of Jesus Christ
    • Served in various ministries and has had opportunities to serve the church and share the gospel of Jesus Christ.
    • Currently serve as an associate minister, church administrator and a Christian educator within my local church.

    THERAPY ORIENTATION

    • Cognitive behavioral in correlation with renewing the mind to shape emotions and behavior.  
    • Integrates additional modalities as therapeutically appropriate.