McKenzie Casad, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Specialties: Psychoanalysis, anxiety/depression, relational challenges, mind/body work, infant/postpartum

Services Offered: Psychotherapy, individual, couples, psychedelic integration (individuals), holistic approaches, mind-body therapy, psychodynamic therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, relational and family therapy, mindfulness training

Sessions: Telehealth & In-person (Richmond, Virginia)



As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and after years of working in State and non-profit agencies, I am now in private practice as a psychotherapist working with adults, couples, and families, with a special interest in exploring infancy and early experiences. I have clinical experience with trauma, depression, anxiety, interpersonal relationships, postpartum depression, mindfulness, spirituality and psychoanalysis. More recently I have begun to study and incorporate Jungian theory and dream work into my practice. I am passionate about helping patients integrate different experiences from the use of psychedelics.


How I work with clients

My practice is guided by Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Theory, with a particular emphasis on relational work and the integration of mindfulness and meditation from years of personal practice. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies, I completed my Master’s Degree in Social Work with a clinical concentration. I received a Post-Graduate Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention and completed two years of post-graduate training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Washington School of Psychiatry. I have completed a post-graduate certificate in Infant and Young Child Observational Studies, which includes an in-depth examination of children’s emotional world from birth to 4 years of age, as well as the developing mother-infant relationship. I completed psychoanalytic training with the Contemporary Freudian Institute. I have deep respect for psychedelics and plant medicine.


Master of Social Work (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Psychoanalytic Training (Contemporary Freudian Institute)


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#0904006940 Virginia)


Fluence Psychedelics 101-102
Realization Process Healing Ground
Biofield Tuning Practitioner
Open Heart Meditation Instructor Training
Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher
Certified Integral Yoga Teacher



Online Sessions


Location Virginia, Richmond, Online, Telehealth

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