Seeds of Life
Seeds of Life


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


311 Rivermont Avenue

Lynchburg, VA  24504     



LuAnn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with twenty-two years experience as a therapist. She offers traditional counseling    therapy for Adults, Late Adolescents/Young Adults and the Elderly.  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 focus)
  • 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    




photo by Simone Poirier-Bures

LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, LCSW


311 Rivermont Avenue

Lynchburg, VA  24504





What you seek is seeking you.






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,



   Horizon Behavioral Health:




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