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Attending Mental Health Counseling in Reston, VA

Columbia Associates is dedicated to supporting your mental health. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, we encourage you to reach out for immediate support through your local crisis services by dialing 988, contacting your local emergency services, or visiting your local emergency room. 

Reston, VA, is a fast-growing community full of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and lifestyles. There’s so much to love about living in NoVa, from nearby city life in D.C. to beautiful parks and trails at every turn. However, Fairfax County isn’t immune to mental health struggles. In 2021, 38% of students in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades reported symptoms of depression,1 and, in 2023, nearly a third of adults reported struggling with anxiety or depression.2 It’s clear that there’s a need for mental health counseling in Reston, VA, that can help individuals and families alike navigate these challenges.

Columbia Associates is ready to help. Mental health therapy in our Reston location is easy to access, provides personalized care and flexible scheduling, and has the potential to change your life for the better. Call 703.682.8208 today to get started.

Signs You Might Benefit from Mental Health Counseling

It’s easy to brush off feelings of anxiety, sadness, or overwhelm as simply “the blues” or “a bad day.” However, if these feelings persist and interfere with your daily life for more than two weeks, it may be time to consider seeking help from a mental health professional. Signs that you may need mental health counseling include:

  • Difficulty managing or coping with emotions
  • Changes in appetite, sleep patterns, or energy levels
  • Loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed
  • Isolation or withdrawal from friends and family
  • Thoughts of self-harm or suicide

If any of these signs sound familiar, it’s important to know that seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness. Mental health therapy can provide a supportive space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings, learn coping strategies, and ultimately improve your overall well-being. If you’ve been in therapy before, are considering therapy for the first time, or are simply looking for a new counselor, Columbia Associates in Reston, VA, is here to support you on your journey toward improved mental health.

What to Expect from Mental Health Counseling in Our Reston Location

At Columbia Associates, we believe in a holistic approach to mental health counseling. This means addressing not only the symptoms of mental health conditions but also the underlying causes and factors that contribute to your struggles.

Types of therapy that we offer in our Reston location include:

  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Exposure therapy
  • Family systems therapy
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Behavioral activation therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy

Whether you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, or any other mental health concern, our licensed therapists will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your goals and needs. We also offer teletherapy for added convenience and accessibility.

Getting to Our Reston Location

You can find us at 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr. STE 120, Reston, VA 20191. We’re conveniently located off Rt. 50 and Stone Springs Blvd, just around the corner from the Reston Town Center.

Contact Columbia Associates Today for Mental Health Counseling in Reston, VA

Don’t wait to get the support you need for your mental health. Through compassionate, evidence-based therapy services, we can help you find a new path forward.

For new clients, please click here to schedule an appointment. For existing clients, please click here and find your office location to contact your office directly.


1. Fairfax County – Mental Health During the Pandemic Among Fairfax Students

2. KFF – Mental Health in Virginia