Chris Richards | MS, LPC
Chris received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Temple University and then went on to receive his Master of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University. He has a background in research and clinical practice where his experience ranges from conducting diagnostic assessments for research purposes to applying therapeutic modalities to those who were chronically houseless, suffered from addiction and presented with severe mental health diagnoses. Recently, Chris has worked in a Partial Hospitalization Program with both adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of diagnostic presentations.
Chris takes pride in bringing an authentic, direct and empathetic approach to his clients and aligns himself with strategies, techniques and perspectives from evidenced-based approaches such as: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Internal Family Systems Model (IFS).
Outside of work, Chris enjoys cooking, cycling, spending time with family and leisurely walks with his senior dog, Leland.