Whether brief or long , depending on your goals and needs , therapy is about diminishing suffering , promoting growth and being satisfied with oneself and others in the world they share.

Awareness,   Compassion   and   Personal Growth 



As a therapist, psychotherapy is a collaborative way of being in resolving conflicts, whether clinical mental health matters or other issues within  ones life. Relationships and their patterns are complex and solutions often lay hidden from clear view. Happiness, contentment and satisfaction with life can seem elusive. Interpersonal-Relational Psychotherapy approach seeks to resolve conflict by a a greater awareness and appreciation of strengths, needs and  the value of personal experiences. Interpersonal-Relational Psychotherapy begins with a careful assessment of your circumstance and goals. Thus, laying the ground work for moving forward and living a meaningful-purposeful life.

Many find this approach to therapy useful for a host of clinical mental health and relational concerns. Collaboration with medical management is frequently effective as well.

About ... I am licensed to practice psychotherapy, having earned a masters degree (MA) in Health and Human Services-Mental Health Counseling, a doctorate  (D.Litt-UK) in Clinical Counseling. My experience spans fifty-years including hospitals, clinics, a four year practicum in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy- Person-Centered Approach and private practice.  Additionally, I have Advance Practice recognition as a Diplomate-Clinical Specialist in Mental Health Counseling by the American Mental Health Counselors Association, I provide supervision/consultation with therapists. Prior to retirement, I served as an adjunct professor-lecturer for more than thirty years and continue to  lecture widely.

Office Policy ... I am an Out-of-Network Provider. The client is responsible for submitting insurance information for reimbusement. Most insurance providers will directly reimburse clients with appropriate clinical information, I provide this on request. I do not directly work with insurance providers. Please review your policy information. 

There is a charge  of $50.00 for missed appointments and appointments without 24 hours notice.

Payment is expected at the time of service. Check, cash, credit cards, flex plans are acceptable means of payment. 

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                                                                                Dr Richard Hamling, MA, D.Litt(UK),  

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