Our History

Providence Psychological Services, Inc. was founded in May 2012 by CEO and Senior Clinical Director, Dr. Kawanna E. Ward. Since 2012, Providence Psychological Services, Inc. has expanded from a consulting firm, to a full time operating outpatient mental health practice. Providence Psychological Services, Inc is committed to serving residents of Western Tidewater and surrounding areas, and being a positive change agent in our community.

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Speaking to children about the unrest

Protests are creating a lot of conversation. So how do you extend that conversation about the protests and the reason for them to your children?

ADHD and Me: Breaking the stigma

More than one in 10 -- or 11 percent -- of children have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

NEWSMAKER: Study shows Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' connected to rise in teen suicides

Researchers said suicides among kids ages 10-17 jumped to a 19 year high in the month following the release of the series.

Honesty key in talking to kids about shutdown

Even though the government is temporarily open for three weeks, there is still anxiety. When parents are talking to their kids about the shutdown, the key is, to be honest with them.