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