Often, the first indicator that someone should seek counseling is the simple thought that maybe counseling could help. If you, or someone you love, know, or care for, are feeling overwhelmed by something happening in life, reach out to Valley Hope Counseling Center.  Our highly skilled counselors are dedicated to helping address both mental health and emotional stress issues.


Pam Rule, MA, LPC

Pam earned her master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. She had previously worked in finance after receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the College of William and Mary. She helps her clients deal with relationship issues, depression, and anxiety.

Helen Wright, MA, Resident in Counseling

Helen earned her master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. Prior to coming to Valley Hope, she worked as a school counselor with all elementary age children in groups, individually and in classroom lessons. She works with a number of client needs and is especially interested in grief issues, children’s needs, women’s issues, working with seniors, domestic violence, addiction and anger management.

Jamie Wyatt, MA, LPC

Jamie received his master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. He has worked in non-profit community based mental health, crisis intervention, HIV/AIDS services, and with area homeless. He works with a wide variety of mental health needs, with a special interest in trauma, LGBTQ and sexuality issues, addiction and recovery, and relationship issues. He is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and working toward certification in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.

Ginny Harris, MAEd, LPC

Ginny earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and her master’s degree in counseling from Wake Forest University. She worked in nonprofit community counseling agencies and an inpatient psychiatric hospital before she came to Valley Hope as the Executive Director in 2004. She specializes in depression and anxiety disorders, domestic violence, anger management, women’s issues, divorce, relationship issues, life transitions, trauma, and stress management.



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