Last edited 12/11/2023

Sierra Dayton Resident

She / Her / Hers

Clinically Supervised

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
WednesdayClosed
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Under Clinical Supervision

Sierra Dayton, Resident, 0704014064 is practicing under the supervision of Wayne Powell (Virginia, LPC, 0701005499) at Rivers of Hope Counseling, LLC.

Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.

In what ways does your personality influence your approach to therapy?

My Myers-Briggs personality type is INFJ, which may be the rarest personality type of all. INFJs desire to make a difference in the world by helping others and being a force of good. I care about integrity and abide by my values at all times. INFJs often feel called upon to use their strengths to uplift others and spread compassion, and this truly represents me as a therapist. INFJs need to create REAL change in others' lives, which is what I aim to do on a daily basis. I work from a strengths-based approach and my goal is to foster positive change in the lives of others.

What’s the most profound, insightful, or interesting thing you’ve learned as a mental health professional?

Research shows that, beyond the clinical skills set of a therapist, the most important part of therapy is the counselor-client relationship. If the counselor and the client do not have established rapport and the counselor does not meet the client with compassion, empathy, and respect, then treatment is moot. The therapist can be the *best* therapist in the world, but that client will barely gain anything from their sessions. I cherish my ability to develop deep, meaningful relationships with my clients, in which I am able to gain their trust. This is what allows me to best help my clients become their best self.

What do you like about the practice or clinic you currently work at?

Rivers of Hope Counseling is a small, private practice that is owned by a black female. The owner is an amazing, caring woman who truly cares about the mental health and wellbeing of the clients in the practice and the employees. It feels great to be truly appreciated and to be told I am appreciated and valued on a regular basis. It is incredible to be part of a practice that encourages you to take mental health days and your sick time, rather than suffering through feeling awful. The support here that management provides the clinicians is outstanding, and, in turn, we can provide our clients with phenomenal care and support.

Identity

Gender

Woman

Ethnicity

White

Sexuality

Heterosexual

Faith

Atheism

Other Identities

Living with a disability, Neurodivergent, Living with ADHD, Living with a chronic disease

Specialties

Borderline Personality Disorder

Body dysmorphia

Eating disorders

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Suicidal ideation

General Expertise

Depression

Self-Esteem

ADHD

Abuse/Survivors of abuse

Adolescent mental health

Anorexia nervosa

Binge eating disorder

Bipolar disorder

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Anthem

Cigna

Cigna EAP

Humana

Johns Hopkins Healthcare

Magellan Health

TRICARE

Fees

First Session$150
Family Therapy$250
Marriage & Couples Counseling$250
Individual Therapy$125

Types of Therapy

Family Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Existential Therapy

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Attachment-Based Therapy

Training / Certifications

Case management

CPI

First Aid/BLS

CPR

Education

William & Mary, Master of Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2021

GPA: 3.98 Practicum: Sandcastle Kids Counseling, Supervisor- Crystal Crosby Internship: Family Insight, PC, Supervisor- Angelica Tyree, & Sandcastle Kids Counseling, Supervisor- Crystal Crosby Graduate Research in Eating Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Complex PTSD

Virginia Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2017

Undergraduate Research in Eating Disorders Magnum Cum Laude, GPA: 3.7

Tidewater Community College, Associate of Applied Arts, Social Sciences, 2015

Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.7

Work History

I currently work with Rivers of Hope Counseling as an outpatient therapist for individual therapy (and potentially family, couples, and group therapies). I utilize compassion, empathy, and rapport to establish a trusting relationship with my clients in order to provide the absolute best care possible. I help clients establish a comprehensive treatment plan and we work towards those goals together. I also work as a therapist in the only psychiatric emergency department in Virginia. I help triage patients and establish care for them in inpatient status to ensure their safety and wellbeing. For those who do not meet inpatient criteria, I ensure they have the resources they need to set up services they need at home to prevent future ED visits. Previous work history includes outpatient therapy at other practices, both in-person and virtual, intensive in-home therapy, mental health skill-building services, acute inpatient treatment, residential treatment, and crisis line services.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Sierra Dayton, Resident

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

Is Sierra Dayton accepting new clients?

Yes, Sierra Dayton is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia.

Does Sierra Dayton accept insurance?

Yes, Sierra Dayton accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana, Johns Hopkins Healthcare, Magellan Health, TRICARE and UnitedHealthcare.

What types of therapy does Sierra Dayton offer?

Sierra Dayton offers therapy for couples, families and individuals.

Does Sierra Dayton offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Virginia can book Sierra Dayton for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Sierra Dayton offer online therapy?

Yes, Sierra Dayton offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Sierra Dayton?

Sierra Dayton 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 Sierra Dayton speak?

Sierra Dayton conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Sierra Dayton online?

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