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Couple by a Lake
Couple by a Lake

About Me

Richard Hanson is a independently licensed psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapies. He utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral And Solution Focused techniques and maintains a private practice in Royal Oak, Michigan. Richard is also licensed in the states of Massachusetts and Indiana. Along with office visits, Richard offers sessions via teleconferencing in all three states.

Richard has worked with families, and children in both office and home setting. He has worked with in mental health facilities, schools, and crisis units. With a bachelors in psychology and a masters in clinical social work, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, relationship issues, gender identity, LGBTQ issues, PTSD.

Richard is an interactive, solution-focused  and cognitive-behavioral therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Richard holds an MSW from The Ohio State University

Richard holds the following licenses: LSW, LCSW, LICSW, LMSW

Richard has studied cognitive behavioral techniques focusing on depression, anxiety, addictions, and child issues through the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy. He has also attended several dialectical behavior therapy workshops presented by Behavioral Tech, LLC.


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