Resident in Counseling
Kyle Wilkinson is a Fairfax City native; he grew up going to schools including Daniel’s Run Elementary, Katherine Johnson Middle School, and Fairfax High School. Kyle received his Master of Science degree in December 2022 from Longwood University’s CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program with a focus in mental health and a Qualified Mental Health Professional for adults (QMHP-A) and children (QMHP-C). During his time as a graduate student, he worked in Longwood’s Office of Student Conduct and Integrity as a hearing advisor, and he was a member of both the club football and club weightlifting teams.
Through his graduate program, Kyle was a counseling intern at Crossroads Community Services Board in Prince Edward County where he worked with children, adults, individuals with autism, adults in recovery from addiction, and adults experiencing crisis. Kyle held a position on the Longwood campus where he worked with the Dean of Students on the school’s CARE Team where he worked with Longwood students who are experiencing traumatic events, academic struggles, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Kyle also spent six months working at Helton House, a psychosocial rehabilitation center for adults with intellectual disabilities, severe brain trauma, and psychosis.
Kyle uses an integrated approach to counseling that incorporates aspects of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and family systems interventions. He is welcoming, encouraging, warm, and empathetic and he hopes to help his clients find the best versions of themselves and prepare them to interact with the world around them.