She/Her/HersLicensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Master of Social Work, MSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Richelle Dowell is an Independent Clinical Social Worker and the co-owner of BeWell Therapy Collaborative located in Coventry, RI. Richelle and her team provide mental health services for young adults and adults, including those going through major life transitions like starting a new relationship, switching careers, or growing their families. Richelle specializes in helping individuals move past shame so that they aren’t held back from feelings of unworthiness. Richelle also works with clients through pregnancy and postpartum as they adjust to new parenthood. Her goal is to target perfectionism and to boost clients’ self-esteem.
Richelle and her team practice multiple evidence-based therapy modalities. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), both thought-based therapies, to help clients address self-criticism and negative thought patterns. Clients also practice coping strategies, finding the right one that works for them. Richelle and her team also teach clients how to grow their self-compassion practices to enhance their self-love and acceptance. This can be helpful in the development of self-esteem and confidence. She takes a strengths-based approach, encouraging clients to internalize their traits that make them unique and resilient.
Richelle earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from Rhode Island College and opened The BeWell Therapy Collaborative in 2023. She has eight years of experience as a social worker and six years of experience as a clinical supervisor.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Shame - Exploring how shame shows up in one’s life and the origins of this shame, especially in specific situations or environments; processing through this shame and developing an empowerment to feel less ashamed in daily life
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Therapy Agency - Rhode Island, Clinical Director, 2020 - 2023
Therapy Agency -Rhode Island, Clinician/ Clinical Supervisor , 2017 - 2023
Rhode Island College, MSW, 2018
Rhode Island College , BSW, 2016
Rhode Island: ISW03265