Dr. Debra E. Cole, Ph.D., L.P.C., L.M.F.T.


Debra Cole B.A. – Virginia Tech
M.Ed. – VCU
Ph.D. – Virginia Tech
Marriage and Family Therapy
Internship – St. Albans Hospital, Radford, VA



Dr. Cole is a Licensed Professional Counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist who works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Before coming to Village Family Psychiatry she was an English teacher, guidance counselor and program coordinator of residential and day treatment at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children at MCVH-VCU. She is currently also Clinical Supervisor for adult services at Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services.

Dr. Cole provides supervision for licensure and AAMFT accreditation. Her particular areas of clinical interest include dealing with life transitions, marital and divorce issues including co-parenting, eating disorders, depression, anxiety and ADHD.