Dedicated to the Craft of Individual, Couples, Family and Group Therapy

Welcome to Artisan Counseling

The team at Artisan Counseling is dedicated to providing the highest quality of individual, couples, family and group therapy to the Hampton, Norfolk, Newport News, Yorktown, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Williamsburg communities

Meet the Team of Counselors

Counseling Services Offered

Individual Counseling

Designed to provide a safe, supportive and private environment to process life experiences, stress and obstacles. 

Family Counseling

All families have amazing strengths and counseling is about supporting the entire unit to work together during periods of stress, life changes or traumas to achieve health and stability. 

Couples Counseling

No two people are the same and being part of a couple can be both rewarding and challenging. Couples counseling is designed to support communication and foster a lasting love relationship. 

Group Counseling

It is powerful being in a safe enviroment with others that have had similar experiences. You are able to share your thoughts and feelings while supporting and receiving support from others. 

Counselor Supervision

As leaders in the counseling profession the team at Artisan Counseling is committed to providing residency supervision. These services include supervision towards LPC, CSAC and CSOTP credentials. 

Training and Education

The Artisan Counseling team is committed to advocating for your clients and local community. Our goal is to provided the highest quality mental health services available and act as an advocate within the Hampton Roads community. 

The Artisan Team of Counselors

Counseling, Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Couples Counseling, LPC

Michele Haynam | LPC, CSAC, CSOTP

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Tierra Ruffin | LPC

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Counseling, Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Couples Counseling, LPC


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Dr. Constance Adams | LPC, PhD

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Rashida Bantu-Foster | LPC

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Ariel Tal | M.Ed

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Jamie Brown | M.Ed

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Accepted Insurance Providers

Insurance Coverage and Information

Artisan Counseling is dedicated to providing individual, couples, family and group counseling to the Hampton Roads community. In order to effectively serve the community we are credentialed with all major insurance providers. If you are insured by an insurance company with which, Artisan Counseling is not currently credentialed with please call and we will provide payment options. If Artisan Counseling is not able to meet your therapeutic needs we will assist you with finding an alternative provider. 

| TRICARE                                             | Blue Cross and Blue Shield         | CareMore

| Anthem                                               | Aetna                                                | Self Pay

| Anthem Healthkeepers                   | Blue Cross                                       | ChoiceCare

| Blue Shield

| Out of Network Benefits                 | Humana                                          | Wellpoint Military Care


Referral From a Doctor

Some insurance companies require a referral from a doctor (primary care physician) prior to the start of counseling services. For your convenience we have developed a referral form that can be easily provided to and completed by your doctor. 

Referral Form

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Contact Information

Phone Number:                757.503.2819

Fax Number:                      757.369.1981

Email:                                  Jennifer.looney@artisancounseling.com

                                             (Front Office Specialist)

Office Address:                 11713 Jefferson Ave (Suite #200)

                                              Newport News, VA 23606

Mailing Address:               P.O. Box 3056

                                              Hampton, VA 23663-9998

Receptionist Available:   9am to 3pm (most week days)

Appointment Times:      Monday | 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

                                             Tuesday | 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

                                             Wednesday | 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

                                             Thursday | 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

                                             Friday | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

                                             Saturday | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

                                             Sunday | By Request  

Note: Sessions are available by appointment