Chris Richards, MS, LPC


Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Temple University, followed by a Master of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University. His versatile background encompasses research and clinical practice, spanning from conducting diagnostic assessments for research purposes to applying therapeutic modalities to individuals facing chronic homelessness, addiction, and severe mental health diagnoses.

Committed to authenticity, directness, and empathy in his approach, Chris aligns himself with evidenced-based strategies and techniques. He draws from modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and the Internal Family Systems Model (IFS) to guide his clients toward positive outcomes.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Chris finds joy in cooking, cycling, spending quality time with family, and taking leisurely walks with his senior dog, Leland.