Ryan Arey, MSW, LCSW, is an adoption-competent therapist and 2017 graduate of the Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) Program . He is currently a licensed clinical social worker at Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ Counseling Program serving the Greater Richmond Metro area, where he has been providing counseling services since 2007 and is accepting new clients at this time. Ryan specializes in individual and family counseling including birth families, adoptive parents and adoptees both children and adolescents as well as adult adoptees. Additionally, Ryan facilitates groups for Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ Batterer Intervention Program (BIP), working with men who have used violence in their interpersonal relationships. He also specializes in working with LGBTQ youth.