Welcome to Rawles Psychological Services

Welcome to Rawles Psychological Services

Welcome to Rawles Psychological ServicesWelcome to Rawles Psychological ServicesWelcome to Rawles Psychological Services

Confidential | Caring | Confident

 Culturally Sensitive

From our CEO, Dr. Portia Rawles

Like you, we are concerned about the presence of the coronavirus here in Virginia and across the United States and its impact on clients, staff, families, and our community. If you are sick, please follow the procedures provided by both our Virginia Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 

We can reschedule appointments or use Tele-Health options for your sessions to protect other clients and staff from the possible spread of this virus.   

For up-to-date information on guidelines and facts to keep you and your families safe and protected, please click CDC Guidelines .

Who We Are


Our Behavioral Health Practice

Rawles Psychological Services (RPS) is a behavioral health organization with a team of caring and certified counselors and therapist.  Our specialized clinical services are structured from a trauma-informed perspective.  RPS has over 16 years of experiences in providing mental health services and specializes in providing traditional psychological services, traumatic clinical services, educational, speaking, corporate training and consultation services.  Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples. 


Our Treatment Focus

Our team of Behavioral Health Counselors & Therapists are state licensed and certified counselors (many with national certification) who deliver quality and caring behavioral health services to our Hampton Roads and North Carolina based clients.  Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan. 


Our Client Promise

We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. 

Our Therapy


Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 



Trauma & PTSD

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 




Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.     

More About Us


Behavioral Health, Education & Advocacy

RPS Educational services consist of providing guidance, recommendations, and advocacy regarding academic and educational plans/needs, training services entail providing education on relevant mental health and cultural competency topics for mental health, educational, public safety, social services, court services professionals and clergy. Consultation services consist of addressing mental health issues faced by public safety agencies, human services department, adult and juvenile court services units, and religious organizations. We accept all major insurances plans, Medicaid and Medicare and we work with private pay clients.


Impeccable Record of Service

Rawles Psychological Services (RPS) is a Certified Small Woman and Minority Owned business in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  RPS has an impeccable record of past performance with local/state governments and vetted organizations such as but not limited to:  Suffolk Juvenile & Court Services Units, Norfolk Department of Social Services, Norfolk Juvenile & Court Services, Currituck County Department of Social Service, Pasquotank County Department of Social Services, Public Safety Equity and Diversity Conference and 45th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association.

NIGP Codes: 94876, 91838, 91866

PSC Codes:  AJ66, U008

NAICS Codes:  541618, 611430, 621330