11713 Jefferson Ave, Virginia 23651
Artisan Counseling | Dedicated to the craft of counseling

Dedicated to the craft of individual, family, couples 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

Counseling Services Offered

Individual Counseling

Individual Counseling

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

Family Counseling

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, Marriage Counseling, Relationship Counseling

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

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, LPC Supervision, CSAC Supervision, CSOTP Supervision

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. 

Counseling education, Counselor Training, Parent Education, Mental Health Education

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

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, CSOTP

Ben Newman


Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider

Michele Haynam


Music Therapist, Music Therapy

Nichole Drozd

Board Certified Music Therapist

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 

        - Anthem                                               - Aetna

        - Anthem Healthkeepers                    - Blue Cross

        - Anthem Healthkeeper Plus             - Blue Shield

        - Out of Network Benefits                  - Humana

        - CareMore                                            - Wellpoint Military Care

        - ChoiceCare                                         - Self Pay 

Referral From a Doctor

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

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Office Address: 

11713 Jefferson Ave (Suite #200)

Newport News, VA 23606

Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 3056

Hampton, VA 23663-9998

Hours (Phone to Schedule Appointment): 

Monday - 9:00 am and 9:00 pm

Tuesday - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Wednesday - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Thursday - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Friday - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sunday - Evenings upon request 

Note: Sessions are available by appointment only (please no walk-ins).