The Marriage Healing Center, LLC in Gainesville, VA is located in Prince William County at the intersection of Heathcote Blvd., and Heritage Village Plaza.

Our office is accessible to individuals and families living in Haymarket, Warrenton, Bristow, Manassas and Centreville, VA.

The Gainesville office is located at:
7001 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 210
Gainesville, VA 20155
Phone: (571) 222-5180

Looking For Professional Marriage | Couples Counseling?

At The Marriage Healing Center, LLC (Gainesville VA Center) we offer a holistic, strength-based approach to healing relationships. Our professional, certified couples specialists who will leverage their expertise to help you recovery and strengthen your relationship. So if you are looking for Relationship Issues Therapists, Psychologists and Relationship Issues Counseling in Gainesville, we can offer the most professional and expert assistance to help you rekindle your marital | relationship flame!

Our primary focus is to help your relationship to succeed. All of our counselors are well trained (certified) and are highly experienced therapists who specialize marriage and marriage-type relationships healing.

We have successfully helped many couples in our Gainesville Center and we look forward to helping you. As stated before, our foremost approah is a holistic, strengths-based approach to marriage/couples counseling that is specifically focused on building intimacy, connection, attachment and healing that can result in helping every relationship.

Our Primary Focus

Our #1 goal for you is to help your relationship to succeed. Our primary focus is to provide marriage counseling that can help you save, restore, strengthen, expand and transform your marriage.

Our counselors are certified, highly trained and highly experienced therapists (marriage counseling specialists) who work exclusively with marriage/couples relationship issues.

We offer a wide range of services.

Counselors & Therapists At The Gainesville Our Center


    (Alexandria, Gainesville, Online Therapy)

    Kent Jensen is a Social Work Supervisee who obtained his master’s degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma. Additionally, he completed a master’s degree in public administration also from the University of Oklahoma and is a graduate of an intensive one-year international studies program from the Japanese National Institute for Defense Studies. Mr. Jensen received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in fine arts.

    At the Marriage Healing Center, Mr. Jensen works with couples seeking to heal or strengthen their relationships utilizing proven evidence-based practices. Mr. Jensen is trained in couples therapy utilizing the Gottman Method. His focus in couples therapy is on improving or reviving friendship, conflict management, and the creation of shared meaning. Mr. Jensen has experience working with individuals and couples from different cultures. Mr. Jensen is also able to provide Christian based couples coaching drawing on scriptural teachings and evidence-based practices.

    As an Army veteran from a multi-generational military family, Mr. Jensen understands the stresses that government service can place on couples and families. This makes him uniquely positioned to tailor interventions to support couples dealing with adjustment stress, PTSD, substance use, and relationship conflict. Mr. Jensen uses his life experience and unconditional positive regard to help him build rapport and gain an understanding of his client’s struggles, adversities, and hopes for the future.

  • Shevy Kana, MA, LPC

    (Gainesville, Online Therapy)

    Dr. Shevy Kana is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the States of Virginia and Nebraska. She provides therapy to adults and adolescents, at Life Enrichment Counseling Center.

    Dr. Kana received her Doctor of Education: Community Care and Counseling; marriage and family from Liberty University. She received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Kana has an undergraduate degree in Theology, majoring in Education, from Singapore Bible College. She also has a diploma in Human Resources Management and has over 10 years of Management experience in Human Resources. Dr. Kana has worked in private and non-profit agencies and takes a holistic approach to providing therapy. She utilizes a wide range of researched based tools, often working with relationship approaches, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), mindfulness, solution focused, play therapy and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

    Shevy’s areas of experience include working with individuals with anxiety related disorders, depression, Bipolar, PTSD, stress, sex and love addiction, grief, anger management, life changes, and challenges with work and career goals. In addition, Dr. Kana works through the Marriage Healing Center, LLC with couples that are in conflict, struggling with communication, infidelity, or porn addiction of a spouse. She is trained in Gottman level 1 & 2 marriage counseling methods and is certified in Prepare/Enrich. She is also certified as a porn addiction counselor. Dr. Kana offers Christian Counseling with sound, biblically based values if requested. 


  • Dr. Courtney Shaughnessy, PsyD., MA, LPC

    (Gainesville, Online Therapy)

    Dr. Shaughnessy completed her Masters and PsyD for Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Rivier University in Nashua, NH as well as two bachelor degrees in Social Work and Psychology at Curry College in Boston, MA. She has experience with individuals, couples, adolescents, and groups. As a marriage counselor, Dr. Shaughnessy aims to develop a shared value system between both partners.

    Dr. Shaughnessy is certified in trauma and the Gottman Method for couples. She also employs different counseling methods depending on the needs of her clients. She has experience with infidelity, adjustment/transition issues, family conflicts, recognizing expectations, LGBTQ, as well as depression, anxiety, OCD, and ADHD. Dr. Shaughnessy is also trained in several evidence-based treatments including Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused short-term therapy, and psychodynamic therapy.

    Dr. Shaughnessy aims to provide and break down wants, needs, understanding, acceptance, and trust in relationships. Dr. Shaughnessy has been recognized through the Society for Brain Mapping for her clinical work recognizing motivational behavior. At Marriage Healing Center, LLC Dr. Shaughnessy will serve couples using the Gottman Method and other treatment modalities as needed.

  • Kenni Walker, LPC

    (Gainesville, Online Therapy)

    Kenni Walker, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. She received her master’s degree in Counseling from Capella University in 2014. She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration.

    Kenni started working with couples during her clinicals. Kenni has spent a large part of her 19-year career in human services helping parties resolve conflict by helping to increase effective communication between them. She utilizes a combination of couples therapy techniques to include Gottman , psychodynamic, and positive psychology with an overall goal of supporting couples in enhancing their intimacy and experiencing more depth and understanding in the main relationship artery of communication.

    Kenni has worked in private practice as well as inpatient mental health facilities. Kenni specializes in helping couples exercise mutual support by learning about each other in new ways and by appreciating each other’s perspective. Kenni believes that there are irrationalities and rationalities that coexist and that by separating the two, an individual can experience more authenticity and truthfulness in their relationships.

    Kenni has worked with couples in all stages to include, premarital, phase of life, pre/post separation, divorced-coparenting, as well as parental alienation.