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Gail Durant(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Anxiety - Couples counseling- Depression- Life transitions- Loss, grief, and bereavement- Stress management-

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Professional statement

Gail Durant is a Licensed Masters Level therapist located in Virginia. Gail has several years working with teens, college students and adults. She is dedicated to navigating life's challenges alongside you. She is committed to leading individuals towards a balanced and cohesive life. Together, we confront issues such as bullying, ADHD, oppositional defiance, low self-esteem, marital discord, career pressures, college transitions, depression, and anxiety.

Gail is a graduate of Walden State University and Norfolk State University. She has ongoing professional evidence-based development trainings to ensure she continues to grow her skills.

Her approach combines evidence-based techniques EMDR, and TF-CBT, ensuring a tailored experience for each unique individual, whether you are navigating the challenges of daily life or dealing with Military or family issues, our collaborative journey will empower you to rediscover balance. Her approach combines evidence-based techniques, like EMDR, and TF-CBT, ensuring a tailored experience for each unique individual, whether you are navigating the challenges of daily life or managing Military issues, family issues, or if you need a listening ear, our collaborative journey will empower you to rediscover balance, welcome healing and embrace the full spectrum of your well-being. Let's schedule an appointment today!

Message to clients

It's incredibly beneficial to connect with someone who listens attentively, allowing you to freely express yourself without fear of judgment for an entire hour. There's no need to hold back or refrain from honesty. My aim is for you to feel entirely at ease discussing your life, knowing that you have my undivided attention.

What sets my therapy sessions apart for clients is the personalized approach tailored to their individual needs and experiences. I prioritize creating a safe and supportive environment where clients feel genuinely heard and understood. By integrating evidence-based techniques with empathy and understanding, I strive to empower clients to explore their challenges, discover their strengths, and cultivate meaningful change in their lives. Additionally, my commitment to ongoing professional development ensures that I am equipped with the latest tools and insights to best support my clients on their journey toward healing and growth.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

The Bair Foundation, Mental Health Therapist
The Bair Foundation , PATH Advocate
Hampton Roads Family Services, Mental Health Counselor
Family Insight, Mental Health Professional
Court Services, Court Special Advocate for Children

Walden University, Master of Social Work, 2022
Norfolk State University, Bachelor of Social Work , 2021


Virginia: 0906015356

Supervisor: Shaakira Simmonds(LCSW 0904008864)




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (53min)
  • Sliding scale:$85 - $100

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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