TBFVA, Inc. is a multiservice mental health corporation specializing in the training and consultation of mental health professionals in EMDR therapy; training an program development of professionals in schools, childcare centers, businesses, and professional organizations;   and treatment of all ages who have experienced trauma and adverse life events. It is located in the Richmond, VA area.



Terry Becker-Fritz, MS, RN, CS is licensed in Virginia as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has over 40 years of experience in the mental health field as a therapist, program manager, program designer, and consultant. Her specialty is working with all ages who have experienced trauma and adverse life events.




Terry Becker-Fritz,

is licensed as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Virginia. She has been in private practice since 1984 treating children, adolescents, and adults in mental health. She has been the Director of both inpatient psychiatric units and outpatient emergency crisis services. Terry created and implemented a Teen Suicide Prevention Program that successfully trained all teachers and staff in Franklin County, Ohio.


EMDR therapy Training

Terry is approved by EMDRIA to teach EMDR therapy Training. The goal is to create a complete integrated training program that provides the clinician with the knowledge and skills to use EMDR therapy. This includes  a comprehensive understanding of case conceptualization and treatment planning; and the ability to integrate EMDR into their clinical practice. It includes 6 days of training; 10 hours of consultation, and 20 hours of practicum experience.

Consultation and Training

Terry is a Consultant for EMDR Therapy through EMDRIA working with clinicians to become Certified or a Consultant. She has also worked with schools, childcare centers, professional organizations, and businesses nationwide providing workshops on a variety of mental health topics. Terry has experience working with both Children and Adolescent Day Treatment and Residential Settings as a consultant to create safe and therapeutic environments for the kids and staff.

Mental Health Therapy

Terry has had a 40 year career as a mental health therapist. She specialized in working with children, adolescents, and adults who experienced trauma. Her treatment specialty is EMDR. She is no longer taking new clients. 

Terry does work with Virginia Community Response Network, VCRN, which is a not for profit disaster response organization where she treats victims of disasters i.e. the shooting in VA Beach. All of this work is pro bono.