We provide individual therapy to adults (ages 18 and above). Our approach to therapy focuses on using proven treatments (e.g., cognitive-behavioral therapy; dialectical behavioral therapy skills training; cognitive processing therapy and written exposure therapy for trauma; exposure and response prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder; and mindfulness-based approaches) with a client-centered approach that acknowledges and values the human connection we all share.
Some of the concerns we address include:
Anxiety (general, social, panic)
Mood (depression, bipolar)
Identity (racial/ethnic, LGBTQIA+, cultural)
Special note about Teletherapy:
Teletherapy, also known as telehealth, is therapy that is provided via a live internet connection by video, or by telephone. It can provide an alternative when in-person sessions are not feasible. The COVID-19 pandemic has made teletherapy a necessary, and convenient, way for individuals to be able to receive the mental health care they need. Momentum Psychology and Performance provides teletherapy services to individuals located in the Commonwealth of Virginia (given licensure laws, we are unable to provide therapy services to those located outside of Virginia; however, sport and performance consulting can be provided via video to any location). As you consider whether teletherapy may be a good option for you, the following may be helpful for you to consider:
1. Is teletherapy a secure and private way of communicating and conducting therapy?
Just as with face-to-face sessions, we are ethically and legally bound to not share details about teletherapy sessions with any third parties without client permission (except in cases of threat of harm to self or others or by certain legal requirements). All teletherapy sessions are conducted in a private room using a HIPAA-compliant video platform, which means that the portal meets the government's standards to protect individuals' medical records and protected health information.
2. Is teletherapy an effective way of working on my concerns?
Research indicates that teletherapy can be just as effective as traditional face-to-face therapy at addressing a variety of concerns, and may provide greater entry to people who may not be able to access traditional face-to-face therapy. However, teletherapy may not be beneficial for individuals in all situations, and is likely an inappropriate mode of service for individuals who are experiencing significant suicidal ideation, self-harming behaviors, aggression or violence toward others, active mania, and/or thought disorders.
3. Are there any special ways to prepare for a teletherapy session?
* Along with our standard informed consent, clients will also sign a consent for telehealth services.
* Any electronic device will work to log into our secure client portal, though clients should be sure that they have a reliable internet connection and are using a password-protected network.
* In order to get the most out of a session, client should ensure that the appropriate amount of time for the session has been set aside and that distractions are minimized.
* Being in a private, secure location where others are not present helps clients feel comfortable that they can share important information with their therapist.
If you're still uncertain as to whether teletherapy may be a good option, contact us for a free consultation and we can determine together whether this may be the right fit for you.
Sport and Performance Consulting
We provide sport and performance consulting to adolescents (ages 13 and above) and adults looking for coaching to help reach their goals. Dr. Bagley has had advanced training in the practice of applied sport psychology and performance improvement and has worked with athletes and others interested in improving and optimizing performance as well as overall mental and emotional wellbeing. This has included working with NCAA athletes and university athletic staff as well as youth organizations on:
Setting realistic performance goals;
Developing and maintaining healthy performance-related purpose, habits, and motivation;
Building performance-related self-confidence;
Managing performance anxiety and developing emotional control;
Balancing performance and non-performance related aspirations; and
Creating team cohesion.
These and other topics can be provided in a one-on-one or group workshop setting.
Workshops and Speaking
We develop and deliver research-based presentations on a variety of topics that are customized to the needs of your organization, group, or classroom. Examples of prior workshops include:
Understanding and managing perfectionism
Developing and maintaining well-being strategies
Mental health implications of oppression and resistance on college campuses
Integrative approach to mental health in collegiate athletic settings
Recognizing and supporting students in distress
Suicide awareness and prevention
Collecting and using data in program evaluations
Clinical Supervision and Professional Consultation
As a licensed clinical psychologist who has many years of experience providing supervision to extern- and intern-level trainees and teaching clinical practicum internship course, Dr. Bagley provides clinical supervision to fit your professional needs. She also serves as a consultant to practicing clinicians, particularly regarding multicultural concerns. She offers weekly, bi-weekly and monthly supervision in her office in Woodbridge, Virginia, and consultation in-person or by phone.