Amanda Carrington, LPC

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

Education & Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor with experience working with adults, adolescents, children and families. I own and operate a private practice in Old Town, Alexandria where I provide outpatient professional counseling. I provide both in-person and virtual therapy services. I am a certified EMDR therapist and have additional training in maternal mental health from Postpartum Support International. Prior to working in private practice, I worked with infants, toddlers & their families through Infant & Toddler Connection of Fairfax & Arlington Counties, Child Welfare services, intensive home-based counseling, hospice, and with adults suffering from chronic mental illness.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I participate in monthly peer supervision groups, EMDR consultation groups. I belong to American Counseling Association, Virginia Counselor's Association, and EMDRIA. I also volunteer as Girl Scout Leader to my daughters' Junior & Brownie Troops.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)

Language

  • English