Dr. Lena S. Kessler is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist experienced in working with clients of all ages and with many different mental health struggles. She generally approaches psychotherapy by helping clients to identify and challenge distorted beliefs as well as understand their origins. She also aids in the recognition, acceptance, and improved management of emotions, and creatively crafts interventions to fit the needs of the client. She practices with compassion and highly professional boundaries.
Dr. Kessler has always wanted to help people and animals and has been particularly inspired to support the Hampton Roads communities as she believes they are experiencing community-level mental illness, wherein struggles pervade individuals, families, organizations, and numerous systems. She leads Kessler Psychological and her supervisees to maintain: the utmost respect for clientele, the highest of ethical standards, and the most professional and responsive mental health evaluation and treatment services.