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Allaphia Richards., M.ED., LMHC

Allaphia Richards., M.ED., LMHC


8 years of experience
Solution oriented

I am licensed in Massachusetts with over 8 years of professional work experience as a Clinician. In addition to being a License Mental Health Clinician, I am also a License Social Worker, School Adjustment Counselor, ABA Registered Behavior Technician, Paralegal and Professor of Social Science and Humanities. I have over 10 years of experience in Education and Human Services. I am experienced in helping clients with managing stress and anxiety, coping with unwanted addictions, domestic violence, learning disabilities, trauma and abuse, & many mood disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder etc. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment in a solution focused treatment modality. I am experienced working with children, individuals and couples as well family therapy. I am training in a variety of clinical approached and practiced evidenced based data treatment through experiential learning. I believe that given the right tools and supports, clients can live a more fulfilled life.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

I educate my clients on where they are clinically and work with them to establish a new line self culture that empowers growth and healing. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first step towards a change in a better you. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

In addition to the Intake form, I also utilize the PHQ-9, GAD-7, Health Screen Questionnaires, as part of client evaluation. Please complete these required forms prior to your first appointment. These items are required before first Intake session.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Antisocial Personality , Attachment Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Avoidant Personality , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dependent Personality , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Fertility Issues , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity.

About Allaphia Richards., M.ED., LMHC

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