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    About Us

    Advanced Trauma Recovery & Mental Healthcare is a mental health group practice locally owned in Virginia. We specialize in the treatment of PTSD, trauma based issues.

    Our focus is providing trauma-informed psychotherapy and culturally competent, affirming, and inclusive mental health care to adults through delivery of telemental health services.

    Please scroll down for detailed information about each of our providers and to schedule a free initial consultation. 

    PTSD & Trauma Specialists

    Evidence Based Therapy for Trauma Issues

    "The Best Way Out Is Always Through"

    Alyssa Shank, LPC

    Ms. Shank is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Trauma Specialist. To view availability and schedule a free consultation, please visit:

    Joanne Shovlin, Psy.D.

    Dr. Shovlin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, who specializes in the treatment of trauma and critical incidents for First Responders and Military Veterans. 

    Jamie Trefethen, Psy.D.

    Dr. Trefethen is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in trauma and complex PTSD. She provides individual and group therapy for adults. 

    *Not accepting new clients at this time

    Alexis Zornitta, Ph.D., Founder

    Dr. Zornitta is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in treating PTSD and trauma disorders. Providing telehealth services to individuals in 39 states/jurisdictions.