I am licensed in Washington with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing
WA LMHC LH 60953703
Richard is a caring and positive person. I always look forward to our sessions, because I know I can be completely vulnerable with my emotions, and he will treat me with empathy. He has introduced me to new ways of thinking, with tools such as inspirational videos and methods like Internal Family Systems. Richard reads my journal entries between therapy sessions, and gives me feedback when appropriate. I wholeheartedly recommend him as a therapy professional.
Written on Aug 19, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem
Richard had great empathy, understanding and recommendations. I got great value from the session we had.
Written on May 05, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Richard does a great job as a therapist. He has a ton of experience in a variety of settings and is always calm, compassionate, and understanding. Talking with him has been enormously helpful.
Written on Mar 28, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Accommodating, understanding, good perspective, patient and kind
Written on Mar 07, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, and career difficulties
Richard is a great therapist! He is very attentive and informative.
Written on Feb 25, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, anger management, and adhd
Richard is very professional and easy to talk to. His knowledge is extremely valuable and he has already been a huge help to me in 2 sessions.
Written on Feb 19, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem