Meet Virgil & Associates

Virgil Stucker

Founder & President

Therapeutic Consultant

Demand for our services has increased to the point, where I can not accept all invitations from families to become a therapeutic consultant for them. Through my membership on the Board of the Therapeutic Consulting Association ( I have come to know trusted colleagues who have interests similar to mine. Some of these are therapeutic consultants Tazim, Joanna and Lexy who are added as Associates below. I have also included Gretchen because of her expertise in the complexities of developmental disabilities and autism. Rounding out the team, I have added Brad. He is the most skillful ‘preventionist’ I have every worked with, who can enter into crises and help the person in need to move from chaos to calm, while getting them to the services they need. He often supplements the work of the therapeutic consultant. 


My Associates do not work for me. Families contract with them directly. Having them on my ‘team’ helps me to make sure that families who reach out to me can have easy access to people I trust. Each of my Associates works nationally and some internationally.   


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Tazim Salehani, MS

Educational and Therapeutic Consultant. Neuroptimal Neurofeedback Advanced Trainer. Lives in Texas.

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Gretchen Levine, MA

Therapeutic Consultant. Lives in North Carolina.

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Brad Richards, MA

Psychiatric Preventionist. Lives in New York

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Joanna Lilley, MA

Therapeutic Consultant. Lives in Colorado.

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Lexy Spett, LMFT



Therapeutic Consultant.  Lives in California.

Disclaimer: As a therapeutic consultant, Virgil advises, advocates, recommends, facilitates and empowers, but he does not treat mental illness or addiction. While offering 30+ years of mental health experience, he is not a licensed mental health professional, but will often refer clients to professionals and programs for treatment. 


Note: Virgil has no financial relationship with any of these programs, except for Houston Methodist Hospital and McLean Hospital for whom he has been a consultant. Any consultation he gives is for educational, informational and motivational purposes only and is not meant to replace professional psychiatric, psychological, programmatic, legal or financial advice the client may need for him or herself or their family member from a licensed professional. 

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