Specializations include:

Play Therapy (children/teens)

Children of Divorce/Divorce Issues
Relationship/Dating Struggles

Toxic/Abusive Relationships
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Negative Thinking
Depression and Bipolar Disorders
Anxiety/Fears and Worrying

Stress/Anger Management

Healthy Boundaries
Communication/Assertiveness Skills
Conflict Resolution

Social Skills/Making Friends
ADHD Challenges
Parenting Techniques and Support
Behavioral/Oppositional Problems

Relaxation Methods
Self Esteem Enhancement

Grief and Loss


Today you are one step closer to feeling empowered and on a positive path to growth and well being.

We all experience ups and downs at times and hit obstacles that seem hard to get around, from childhood through adulthood.  It's normal and part of life.  An important question is how are you coping?  If you are looking for extra support through a difficult situation, possibly struggling in a relationship, or maybe your child is exhibiting unusual behaviors or symptoms, I can be of help in guiding you to cope in a healthy way and move in a new direction.  Please see the FAQ page for more information about relationship problems and childhood/adolescent depressive symptoms.

As a therapist with over 23 years of experience, my goal is to help you or your loved ones uncover your true potential to feeling healthier and happier in life and relationships.  I have worked with children, teenagers, adults and families for many years in a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from negative thinking and anxiety to behavioral problems and divorce. Please see Divorce Guidance for Parents page for helpful information about divorce. ​While we can't change difficult situations of
the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges you may be having now.  By applying various therapy approaches and techniques, we can unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.  With support and understanding, I guide clients in learning and implementing new coping tools and strategies that can truly be effective in making long term healthy changes.



Play therapy toys and games

Second Office

Children's Therapy in New Orleans

Using a comprehensive approach, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my client's individual needs to help them attain the personal growth and positive change they’re striving for.  I look forward to working with you or your family members to achieve your goals.

​​​​​​​​Treating ages 4 and up

Please call or email me today for an appointment or phone consultation for yourself, your child or teenager.  All consultations are free and confidential.   I work with children as young as 4 years old, adolescents and adults of all ages.  Relationship issues, ADHD challenges, anger and stress management are just a few of my specialty areas.   I provide play therapy for children and teens to help them feel comfortable in expressing their emotions in a healthy outlet. Please see the What is Play Therapy page for more details on this mode of therapy.  My office provides a comfortable, serene setting that helps provide relaxation during the therapy process.   Experience the metamorphosis of healthy change.

​My contact information:

(504) 503-8280  or

(678) 665-5153



Self pay fee is $95/45 minute session

             or     $120/60 minute session

Insurances I accept:

Blue Cross Blue Shield


United Health Care

Beacon Health/Value Options

Gourmet coffee and tea refreshments are available during your visit.

Beverage Bar

Let positive change begin today.

Children's Therapy in New Orleans

Play therapy area/office

Main office

      Therapy for children, teens and adults

*Individual Therapy *Play Therapy *Family Therapy

Virginia Allen, LCSW

920 Second St   NO, LA 70130
(504) 503-8280 or

(678) 665-5153