Paul-André  Richard
Vetted

Paul-André Richard

He/Him/His

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Rhode Island Waitlist Online
Providence (east side by Brown University) Waitlist In-person
Updated January 25, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)

Specialties

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson & Wales University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid (through United Health)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Optum
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Rhode Island College Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Rhode Island School of Design Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $120 (60min)

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
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7-7
  • Tue 12-7
  • Wed 7-12
  • Thu 7-2
  • Fri 7-12
  • Sat by special arrangement only
  • Sun by special arrangement only

Providence (east side by Brown University) practice
154 Waterman Street, Suite 16, Providence, Rhode Island 02906-3116
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7-7
  • Tue 12-7
  • Wed 7-12
  • Thu 7-2
  • Fri 7-12
  • Sat by special arrangement only
  • Sun by special arrangement only

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 27 years


Naropa University, MA Transpersonal Psychotherapy , 2013
Bank Street College of Education, M.Ed. Educational Leadership/Curriculum Design, 2004
Teacher's College Columbia University, MA Learning Disabilities , 1997


Licensure

Rhode Island: MHC01120

Colorado: LPC.0012922


Languages

Bambara

English