Finding Your Way Psychological Services offers the guidance, support and
counseling Blacksburg VA residents need. We have all faced difficult circumstances
in life and may benefit from additional help and a fresh perspective at some point.
Doctoral-level therapists are specially trained to provide you with a caring
environment and insights to encourage growth and meeting your personal goals. Dr.
McConnell has experience helping children, adolescents, and adults as well as
providing counseling to couples and families. He has worked extensively with
individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship problems, and many
other concerns. Counseling clients with weight management, obesity, and lifestyle
concerns is a particular interest of Dr. McConnell. Other special interests include
working with multicultural issues, and mood disorders. Therapists can provide
either short-term or ongoing counseling depending on your needs, and Dr.
McConnell is comfortable with both of these approaches.
Here When You Need Us
When you contact us, your call will be answered directly or returned personally by Dr.
McConnell. We are here to help and want to be available to answer any
questions you may have about counseling and finding a therapist who is a good
match for you. When you are ready to set up an appointment, Dr. McConnell offers
flexible scheduling with evening and weekend availability to help counseling fit into
your busy life. To simplify the process of beginning counseling, we provide our initial
paperwork for you to download and fill out at your convenience prior to you first
meeting the therapist. Our counselors’ offices are ADA-accessible for your comfort.
Typically, counselors will spent the introductory session getting acquainted with
you, discussing your goals and expectations for counseling. Dr. McConnell welcomes
any questions you might have about therapy, and his background, to help you feel at
Our organization is one of the few practices in Bakersfield, CA which offers
psychological testing and assessment tailored to each individual. Assessments can
be used to identify a variety of conditions including learning disabilities and ADHD
in both children and adults. A therapist might also include testing as a part
of career counseling or to facilitate marital counseling. Psychologists utilize a
variety of tests to address many different concerns. Psychologists receive the highest
available level of training in assessment and evaluation. As a doctoral-level
psychologist, Dr. McConnell has received in-depth training in a wide range
of assessment measures. Before beginning an assessment, Dr. McConnell will
schedule an initial session to meet you and discuss the purpose of the
evaluation as well as any questions that you would like to have answered through the test results. Afterward, Dr. McConnell will personalize an assessment battery to
meet your individual needs.
We can come to your organization to present on various psychological topics such as
ADHD, depression, stress reduction, time management and organization or the use
of technology to help achieve mental wellness. The utilization of doctoral-level
psychologists as business educators and consultants has skyrocketed in recent years
as business owners have gained awareness of the unique perspective counselors can
offer their organization. Having a psychologist provide an educational seminar on
issues which effect your workforce can improve knowledge and awareness and
promoting positive workplace dynamics.
At Finding Your Way Psychological Services, our mission is to positively impact
clients’ mental health and daily functioning by providing compassionate counseling.
It is also our desire to help clients identify and meet personal goals in the course of
therapy that will enable them to better understand themselves and how they relate
to others. Finding Your Way Psychological Services was established to fill an unmet
need in the New River Valley for counseling. Blacksburg VA has had limited mental
health resources available in the past. It is our belief that you can achieve
satisfaction in daily life, improve relationships with others and increase your
psychological well-being. Our therapists can help you become the person you want