Ingrid  Richardson
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Ingrid Richardson

She/Her/Hers

Master of Science, MS Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Georgia Accepting Online
Douglasville Accepting In-person
Updated July 25, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Infidelity
  • Self-care

Professional statement

Ingrid Richardson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Douglasville, GA with a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She believes relationships are such an important aspect of our everyday life, and therefore enjoys working with individuals and couples in identifying, creating, and maintaining an understanding of self and how we relate to others in order to have healthy relationships.

Ingrid received her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University. She desires to provide therapy for the entire family system with an emphasis on couples who are healing and recovering from infidelity or poor communication, young adults who are emerging into adulthood, women who are trying to find where they belong, and people who are seeking their identify as an individual in their system.

Ingrid recognizes that the most important tool in the therapy process; is the relationship between the client and the therapist. She is focused on the client as the expert in their own lives and thus assists you in identifying what your goals are for therapy and then utilize the best therapeutic approach to help you achieve those goals. Many of her clients come to therapy to seek healing in the marriage, understanding of their feelings, and to learn how to cope with life stressors that affect their mood. She also believes that integrating your Spiritual beliefs of faith could be powerful and beneficial in living a healthy fulfilled life and having healthy relationships.

Ingrid is certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), and uses Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness tools as a few approaches to the therapeutic process.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Infidelity - Processing through the impacts that infidelity has on one’s relationship; learning how to set boundaries, resolve conflict effectively, and promote healing in the relationship

Self-care - Learning what effective self-care looks like and incorporating these strategies into daily life; developing an awareness of wellbeing to identify when one needs to practice self-care




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Insurance

  • Aetna

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $140 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 8pm
  • Tue 9am - 8pm
  • Wed 2pm - 6pm
  • Thu 9am - 8pm
  • Fri 9am - 3pm
  • Sat Office closed
  • Sun Office closed

Douglasville practice
3464 Fairburn Rd., Building 4, Douglasville , Georgia 30135
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 8pm
  • Tue 9am - 8pm
  • Wed 2pm - 6pm
  • Thu 9am - 8pm
  • Fri 9am - 3pm
  • Sat Office Closed
  • Sun Office Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 17 years

Renew Hope Counseling & Consulting, LLC, Owner/Therapist, 2012 - Present
University of West Georgia, Counselor/Accessibility Services, 2018 - 2022

Richmont Graduate University, Master of Arts, 2007
Purdue University, Bachelor of Science, 1991


Licensure

Georgia: LPC006179


Languages

English