Tasha-Mae Nicholas, LCSW, DCSW, RPT

Tasha-Mae received a Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management from Baruch College and a Masters degree in Social Work from Washburn University. She is also trained and certified as a Registered Play Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. She is credentialed by the National Association of Social Workers as a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. Tasha-Mae is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia, North Carolina, New Mexico, and Missouri.

Tasha-Mae’s 9+ years of experience in the Clinical Social Work and Play Therapy field have provided her with a wealth of compassion and understanding about working with children and adolescents on every spectrum. Her areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Attachment, Social/Emotion, and Behavioral challenges. She is experienced with helping children and family members/caregivers work together to improve the well-being of the child or adolescent and the family unit. Tasha-Mae is well-grounded in Play Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She is trained in EMDR, TFCBT, Mindfulness, and Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

When not working, Tasha-Mae enjoys participating in 5Ks and half marathons, hiking, painting, and photography.

Call us today to schedule an appointment with Tasha-Mae: 804-924-2236, option 1. You may also request a teletherapy appointment by filling out the new client form here.

Below are some specific areas that this Therapist has identified as being in their clinical skillset to treat. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, but is presented to serve as a guide as you learn more about the Therapist and their potential match with you.

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachement Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Depression
  • Faith Based (Christian)
  • Family Therapy
  • First Responders
  • Life Transitions
  • Military Families/Individuals
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Play Therapy
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • School Issues
  • Suicide Risk
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Solution Focused Brief
  • Stress