Seeds of Life
Seeds of Life

Welcome

Seeds of Life is the private practice of LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, LCSW, located at

 

311 Rivermont Avenue

Lynchburg, VA  24504     

434-221-0778

  

   LuAnn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nineteen years experience as a therapist.  She

   offers traditional counseling    therapy for Adults, Late Adolescents/Young Adults and Children. 

   She also offers a range of    alternative therapies from the burgeoning field of Mind/Body

   Medicine which can accelerate and complement cognitive and emotional growth and healing.   LuAnn’s goal is to support and empower clients seeking to realize their full potential.

 

LuAnn has worked intensively with children, adolescents, adults and families as an in-patient therapist at Lewis-Gale Center for Behavioral Health and at Bridges Child and Adolescent Treatment Center.  She has been a member of the counseling staff at Randolph College since 2005, and has served as a member of the Centra Hospice social work team since 2010.



Her early career as a college instructor fueled her desire to work with young adults on emotional and psychological issues.  She completed a masters in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996.  A creative artist and published poet, she has had a life-long interest in optimizing individual potential and  interpersonal relationships.  She encourages creative and spiritual self-exploration as foundational to growth in all areas.  LuAnn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Mental Health America, and the Academy of American Poets.

 

Issues addressed:

 

  • Depression, Anxiety & Stress Management
  • Abuse and Trauma recovery
  • Co-dependency & Substance Abuse dynamics
  • Women’s Issues
  • Strengthening Marital & Family Relationships
  • Issues of Late Adolescence and Young Adulthood
  • Behavior Issues in Children (with parental participation)
  • Gender Issues
  • Self-Exploration and the Journey to Wholeness

 

Guiding principles and resources: 

 

  • Dynamics in intimate relationships
  • Dynamics in family systems
  • Codependency and addiction dynamics
  • Social support and community resources
  • Clients’ spiritual and creative resources
  • Holistic health and wellness
  • Mind-Body awareness
  • New Physics and Energy Medicine    

 

Theravive

 

photo by Simone Poirier-Bures

LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, LCSW

 

311 Rivermont Avenue

Lynchburg, VA  24504

434-221-0778

 

 

 



What you seek is seeking you.

 

                                                    --Rumi

 

 

 

The darkness lifts, imagine, in your lifetime.

...the key is turned.  Extend yourself--

...the sun is shining,

everywhere you turn is luck.

 

                                                    --Louise Gluck

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Access Emergency Mental Health in Lynchburg: 

 

   Lynchburg General Hospital,

   200-3033    

  

   Horizon Behavioral Health:

   434-477-5000

 

 

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