B.A. I Bth I M.S.W. I D.Min. I PhD - in progress
Richard is an experienced social worker and psychosocial counsellor with experience working with culturally diverse clients of all ages. Richard uses a strength-based framework that is person-centred, trauma informed and solution brief focused. Richard’s approach is holistic; culturally and spiritually respectful, whilst using evidence-based therapeutic techniques such as mindfulness, CBT, self-talk, psycho education, controlled breathing, motivational interviewing, and more.
Richard sees people of all ages, ability, culture and complexity. He enjoys helping people work through their mental health issues, including, but not limited to, complex trauma, family issues, grief, loss, psychosocial disabilities, relationship problems, self-harm, and more. Currently, Richard sees older adults living in residential aged care facilities.