Longwood University CAPS does not endorse or recommend a specific mental health service provider. This list is simply for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete listing of all mental health options in the area.

Local Mental Health Providers

Casting Your Cares, LLC

502 Beech Street, P.O. Box 173
Farmville, VA 23901

Beth Cook, LPC

Jason French, LPC

Devlin & Thorne Counseling Center

1 Mill Street, Suite 201
Farmville, VA 23901

Cyndy Bergstrom Devlin, M.S., LPC

Patricia Thorne, LPC
Hope For Tomorrow Counseling

217 West Third Street
Farmville, VA 23901

Glenn O. Fowlkes, LPC

Jennifer Apperson, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist 

200-B Milnwood Road
Farmville, VA 23901
Monday Evening Only (no Longwood students)

Central Virginia Community Health Center

25892 N. James Madison Hwy.
New Canton, VA 23123

Piedmont Psychological Services

200-B Milnwood Road
Farmville, VA 23901

Lynn C. Blackwood, Jr., Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Cindy Landrum, B.A., M.A.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Lynne M. Lunsford, Ph.D.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Cynthia Favret, B.S.
Testing Specialist/Education Tutor

Morgan Mahan, B.S.
Billing & Office Manager

Crossroads Community Services Board

Serving Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland,
Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties.
Highway 460 East
Farmville, VA 23901

Hampden-Sydney College Counseling

P.O. Box 656
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943

Campus Ministries

Baptist Collegiate Ministry

Cheri Wise, Minister
434-392-5733 or


Rev. Alvin Thomas, III, Minister
434-390-0754 or

Episcopal-Lutheran Campus Ministry

Ilsa Loeser, Campus Minister
434-414-5206 or

Farmville Presbyterian Student Bible Study

Tom Robinson
434-808-3038 or  

Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship

Jennifer Clapp, Advisor
757-371-3010 or

Islamic Center Of Prince Edward County

Iman Bid S'ad Muhammad

Jewish Student Association

Irene Girgente

Orthodox Christian Fellowship

Christine Ross, Group Leader
434-223-6056 or

Farmville Catholic Campus Ministry

Tim Greer, Director of Catholic Campus Ministry
253-226-0538 or

Wesley Foundation

Rev. Rich Meiser

Young Life

Manny Betancourt, Advisor
919-610-8602 or

Campus Resources

Campus Recreation


Office of Disability Resources


Student Health


University Career Center


Office of Diversity & Inclusion


Residential & Commuter Life



Emergency/Hotline Numbers

Longwood Police Department 434-395-2091

2-1-1 Virginia 804-225-2000

Crossroads Crisis Hotline 800-548-1688

Charter Westbrook 800-544-9817

St. Mary's Emergency Center 804-281-8230

Tucker's Pavilion 800-436-0202

Virginia Baptist Hospital 434-947-4444

Virginia Family Violence Hotline 800-838-VADV

Poplar Springs Hospital 804-796-2100

Madeline's House 434-292-1077

Stress/Anxiety Management Apps

College can be a stressful time and many students use CAPS as a resource to help address concerns.  Below is a list of free apps that can be a valuable tool in managing anxiety or stress.  The listed apps provide various strategies such as meditation, soothing music, and breathing techniques.  Anyone can benefit from these apps.

1. Relax Melodies – Allows users to sleep through the night and relax with the use of 52+ melodies.  Users can even create their own mixes and combinations of melodies.

2.  Pacifica – This app provides tools that were designed by a psychologist using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to decrease symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression.  The app encourages daily sessions so the user can learn how to manage stress, anxiety, or depression.  The app also offers a mood tracker, meditation, and breathing techniques.        

3.  Headspace:  Meditation – This app allows users to relax their mind by providing tips, meditation techniques, and skills to manage stress and anxiety.  It can help the user achieve more effective sleep and improved functioning throughout the day. 

4.  PureMind – Provides meditation courses, relaxation music, quick 5 minute support (stress relief and meditation), and color therapy.

5.  The Mindfulness App – Allows users to relax their mind, using meditation with timed sessions.  Users can keep track of their journey and even customize their own meditations. 


Piedmont Psychiatric Center

Michael E. Judd, MD, FAPA

3300 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503
(Be sure to mention that you are a Longwood University student)


Maria Almond, MD, MPH

800 Oak St.
Farmville, VA 23901


AA and NA Meetings in Farmville



Alcoholics Anonymous
Southside Hospital
(Off 3rd Ave- Ground Floor Conference Room)

Mondays 8:00PM

Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville United Methodist Church

Tuesdays 7:00AM

Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville Presbyterian Church


Narcotics Anonymous
Farmville Presbyterian Church

Wednesdays 8:00PM

Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville United Methodist Church

Thursdays 7:00AM

Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville Presbyterian Church


Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville Presbyterian Church

Fridays 7:00PM

Narcotics Anonymous
Farmville Presbyterian Church

Saturdays 8:00PM 

Alcoholics Anonymous
Farmville United Methodist Church

Online Resources

Below, you'll find links to some helpful on-line resources that contain information on all sorts of issues that you or a friend may be dealing with.