105 Queen Street South
Mississauga ON L5M -1K7
Fee Range$100.00- $180.00
MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist
Donna Richards, MSW, RSW/Psychotherapist
Donna is the owner and Lead Clinician at Richards Counselling and Consulting Services. She has extensive experience working with couples, individuals, and youth. Her expertise includes clinical counselling with MVA clients, individuals living with chronic pain management issues, anger management issues, and individuals presenting with depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, substance-use and other mental health-related challenges. Additionally she is also certified in assessing Parenting Capacity (utilizing the Steinhauer Guidelines), conducting MVA injury and psychological treatment assessments and as Job Search and Resume Coach.
Donna is currently a Coordinator, COVID-19 Operations within a large government agency
Donna is also a Certified EAP Critical Incident First Responder providing emergency psychological response in the workplace in North America and beyond. She is also affiliated with other psychological services providers throughout Canada including EAP Provider Service and Provincial Hubs.
Donna integrates her therapeutic practice evidence-based approaches to evaluate and address her clients’ personal and familial challenges. Her clinical interventions include, Critical Ant-Racist Approach, Narrative Therapy(NT), Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Brief Solution-focused therapy(SFT), trauma-informed therapy, , motivational Interviewing (MI) and strength-based approaches (SBA). Donna also utilizes a Client-Directed and outcome-informed clinical work method, that provides an effective means of using clients’ ongoing feedback about the fit of the therapeutic approach and treatment plans utilized.