Mental Health Specialist
Richard’s goal with his clients, and in his life generally, is to offer the same help and dedication that he has been shown throughout his entire life. After sustaining a spinal cord injury in the summer of 2006, Richard returned to school and now holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master’s in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, both from the University of Memphis. He was also accepted into the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program at The University of Memphis. Richard is a Nationally Certified Counselor and holds a Certification in Rehabilitation Counseling. He has provided therapy for college students, individuals with alcohol and drug use concerns, and couples experiencing a wide range of problems. Richard is also versed in caring for individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, vocational issues, the effects of disability, anger, loss, and for those looking to heal from trauma.
Richard is a diligent, compassionate counselor ready to provide quality care and the most effective therapy, based on your needs. Outside of the therapy room, he enjoys landscaping and is a big dog lover. Richard also enjoys spending time with his large family, especially his niece and nephew.