Henry Hopkins, LCSW
Henry Hopkins, LCSW has been working with children, adolescents and adults for 25+ years in a variety of mental health settings. Henry received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from American University in Washington, D.C. He received his Master of Social Work Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has worked in residential hospitals, outpatient mental health and community mental health. He uses solution focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy to assist clients in moving forward. He believes that his job is to help get the client back on track in order to live a well-balanced life.
Henry in a native of New Jersey and grew up enjoying playing sports and being outdoors. His parents participated in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. They taught him to respect and help others, always do your best, and understand the sacrifices that people have made so that opportunities could be enjoyed. He spent summers visiting his grandparents who taught him many valuable life-lessons. He continues to enjoy watching sports on a regular basis. He also enjoys fishing at local piers including the James River Pier and Buckroe Pier. He is a true nature lover and enjoys visiting parks especially York River State Park and Newport News Park. He also enjoys visiting Buckroe beach and Virginia Beach. Henry believes that every child who lives in this area should be able to visit the Atlantic Ocean. As a summer camp coordinator, Henry ensured that one of the field trips was an outing to Virginia Beach so that each child could have that special experience.
Henry’s favorite scriptures are Psalm 27:1, Psalm 37:23 and Philippians 4:13. He enjoys attending church and Sunday school on a regular basis. He enjoys participating in the youth ministry and volunteers to assist with vacation bible school each year. He also enjoys serving as an usher and assisting with special programs. Henry is married and has one daughter. He and his wife enjoy taking weekend road trips to Maryland and North Carolina in order to cheer their daughter on while playing travel sports.
Specialties: Individual, family and marriage counseling. Men’s issues, anger management, anxiety, depression, and general issues.