Pat Aspinwall, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
“As a therapist I believe that the therapeutic relationship is the beginning and end for clients to experience a successful resolution of their problems. I work hard to provide an atmosphere where each client feels safe and can express their thoughts and feelings without fear of being judged. This allows each person to grow and change in ways they never imagined.”
Ms. Aspinwall earned her undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1974. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992. She is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Ms. Aspinwall has been with Family Guidance Centers for 14 years. Ms. Aspinwall has 39 years of experience as a social worker. She has worked as a social worker in a variety of settings including Chesterfield Public Schools, Hanover and Fredericksburg Department of Social Services and Commonwealth Catholic Charities as a therapist and Intensive in Home Therapist.
Ms. Aspinwall works with adolescents, families, individuals and seniors. Her primary treatment modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is also knowledgeable in the area of Special Education particularly learning and emotional disabilities. Ms.Aspinwall's areas of interest include women's issues, geriatrics, depression and anxiety disorders and Grandparents raising their Grandchildren.