Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Richard practices counseling to help people cope with mental health and addiction. Many also suffer from anxiety and depression others also experience loneliness and loss of family and friends. Richards approach is a blend of cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing plus mindfulness based tools. Support and education through the twelve steps for those seeking and maintaining sobriety can be very helpful in continuing their journey. Appointments are available Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 6pm.
Richard accepts BC&BS, Harvard Pilgrim and Cigna insurance.
$60 per hour if you prefer to pay with cash.
Ages 14 and up.
Court assessment fee $150 cash or money order...insurance not accepted
Richards experience in the field of addictions began in 1986. He started his career as a mental health counselor at Danvers State Mental Hospital followed by several years as a substance use counselor at Seaborne Hospital from 1988 to 1994. Richard provided counseling at Southeastern Services Anne-Marie Connelly Crisis Center, Out Patient Clinic and Turning Point Halfway House from 1992 to 1998. After ten years of experience in the field of addictions and mental health, Richard returned to school in order to begin a practice of hostic health and later completed a Masters of Arts in clinical mental health counseling at Union University and Institute at the Brattleboro campus from 2004 to 2007. He interned at HCRS, and was employed by HCRS and WCBH. Currently Richard offers counseling at the Burton House in Norwich, VT each Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 6 pm.
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