Fonya Lord Helm, PhD, ABPP


Fonya Lord Helm, Ph.D., ABPP is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Virginia Beach, VA. She is a Training and Supervising Analyst at both the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and at the Contemporary Freudian Society. She is a member of the Analytic Process Scales Group, a research group that develops instruments to study psychotherapeutic process and outcome led by Sherwood Waldron, MD, and is on the Board of the Psychoanalytic Research Consortium and Section I, Division 39, American Psychological Association.

Analytic Training

Contemporary Freudian Society, 1990

Practice Details

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Adult individual, Anxiety and anxiety disorders, Conflicts with creativity, Couples therapy, Depression and mood disorders, Divorce counseling, Grief and mourning, LGBT issues, Relationships, Sexual problems, Stress and coping, Trauma, Work inhibitions

Treatment Catchment Area

Fairfax County (VA)

Primary Office

Address: 504 Susan Constant Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Main Phone Number: 757-282-3525
Email Address:
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