Last edited 03/01/2024

Andrew Smith LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Andrew Smith Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. I bring empathy and compassion to all of my conversations in order to provided the approach that will best fit the needs of each person I see.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Andy Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia who has over 10 years of experience working to empower children, adolescents, adults, and families to better face and cope with depression, anxiety, family conflict, and trauma. Andy completed both his Bachelor of Science in Creative Advertising with a minor in Psychology and his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Heuses a combination of cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, strengths-based, family systems, and solution-focused therapy interventions to provide a relaxed, creative, collaborative, and individualized approach to treatment. Andy seeks to build a meaningful and empathic relationship with you in order to facilitate recognizable growth and change.He wants you to be able to achieve your goals and live a thriving life.





Sexuality Based Issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

General Expertise






Anger management

Gender identity & transgender health

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP




Virginia Blue Shield


First Session$220
Individual Therapy$160
Marriage & Couples Counseling$160
Family Therapy$160
Group Therapy$160

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)


  • Virginia, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 904008411


Master of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Richmond, Richmond, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Andrew Smith, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Andrew Smith, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Andrew Smith accepting new clients?

Yes, Andrew Smith is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Richmond, 1657 West Broad St Suite 200, Richmond, VA, 23220.

Does Andrew Smith accept insurance?

Yes, Andrew Smith accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana, Medicare, Optum and Virginia Blue Shield.

What types of therapy does Andrew Smith offer?

Andrew Smith offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Andrew Smith offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Andrew Smith offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Richmond, 1657 West Broad St Suite 200, Richmond, VA, 23220.

Does Andrew Smith offer online therapy?

Yes, Andrew Smith offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Andrew Smith?

Andrew Smith typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Andrew Smith speak?

Andrew Smith conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Andrew Smith online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Andrew Smith online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.