Please note – Hampton Mental Health Assoc. has moved to a new location at
2112 Hartford Rd in Hampton VA
Evaluations are performed by Psychiatrists and/or Nurse Practitioners to assess a person’s mental status, thought processes, and cognitive abilities.
Psychotherapeutic session of a duration of 30 to 45 minutes, involving therapist and client to discuss and address issues reported by the client and contributing to the emotional and/or behavioral disturbances.
Sessions address troublesome differences or repeating patterns of distress in a relationship with a goal to identify issues and develop satisfying coping skills toward healthy relationships.
Sessions focus on identifying dysfunctional relational patterns in the family structure and assist the family to develop communication skills and healthy boundaries to reach family stability and growth within the natural environment.
Following initial evaluation, medication management appointments are provided by psychiatrists and nurse practitioners to determine the need for medication for the treatment of psychiatric disorders and evaluate its effectiveness.
Sessions focus on assisting the victim of sexual abuse to re-establish trust, self-esteem and self-reliance to achieve optimal functioning and able to develop healthy relationships.
Individual treatment consists of regular sessions to assist the patient affected with alcohol and/or substance abuse to achieve recovery and sobriety through healthy strategies and support.
Sessions focus on strategies and support to address variety of addictions or compulsion such as Internet, gambling, food, sexual addiction and others.
As an adjunct to psychotherapy, hypnosis can help clients enter a relaxed, comfortable, trance state for obtaining specific therapeutic outcomes.
Intensive In Home Services
Provides comprehensive services to maintain the integrity of the family and prevent out of home placement for youth at-risk; quality, availability, accessibility, and cost effectiveness is emphasized to meet the needs of the population.
Mental Health Support Services
Provides comprehensive supportive services to individuals affected with severe psychiatric, emotional, and/or behaviorally functional limitations to achieve and maintain community stability and independence in the most appropriate, least restrictive environment while focusing on their strengths and needs.
Nursing & Adult Home Services
Provides consultation for residents of nursing and adult homes to facilitate quality of care specific to mental health issues and medication management.
Private Consultations and Concierge Services
Upon request, private and confidential appointments are available as well as concierge services.
Meet our team
Dr. Gingras is a graduate of Laval University (Quebec). He completed his residency at W.S.Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia S.C. and his fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Mount Sinai NYC N-Y.
Ms. Gingras obtained her B.Sc. Nursing at University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada, in 1976. She worked ten year at Ste-Therese Hospital, a long-term psychiatric hospital.
Dr. Sabonya is a graduate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Her experience includes being the Executive Medical Director of Riverside Behavioral Health Center.