A native of the Shenandoah Valley, Molly Pallavicini is a counselor that specializes in substance abuse. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mary Baldwin College and a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Molly is an active member of the Virginia Counselors Association (VCA), and the American Counseling Association (ACA). She has extensive experience working with youth, families, and adults since 1995, in diverse environments from the Community Service Boards to public and private child welfare agencies providing foster care support services to young and their families. Molly joined RAHC in 2017 and her special interests include working with individuals who have substance use disorders, working with women who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, anger and grief. She believes in helping people tap into their own resources and strengths. She is passionate about providing a safe, non-judgemental space for individuals to look at underlying patterns, and find better functioning as well as greater well-being. During her free time, Molly enjoys spending time outdoors, running and hiking and has served as a Board Member of the YMCA and has been involved with the Ride With Pride Therapeutic Horsemanship Program. She has a special love for the beach and hopes to “live by the sea” one day.