Rita Richards, LCSW

Rita Richards, LCSW

Rita Richards is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina. She is a graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill. In her 20 years as a psychotherapist, she has worked with diverse populations in trauma and abuse; anxiety and depressive disorders; and Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.

Articles

9 Reasons Why You Should Never Use the Internet for Mental Health Self-Diagnosis

How To Ask The Universe For Love: A Review of “Manifestation Magic”

The 7 Best Ways To Deal With Narcissistic Rage

5 Toxic Parenting Behaviors (That Are Borderline Criminal)

The Four Horsemen of Relationships: How To Overcome Toxic Communication Habits, According to Experts

9 Truths You Need To Accept If You Want To Live A Better Life

How to Help Someone with A Drug Problem (and Keep Your Sanity)

5 Simple Things You Can Do Today To Boost Your Mental Health

How Vivitrol Stops Cravings And Aids In Recovery From Opioid and Alcohol Addiction

Why Active Listening is Crucial for Effective Communication in Relationships (and How to Do It)

What Is Virtual Counseling? A Complete Guide To Online Therapy in 2021

How To Get Huge Results In Therapy: 9 Tips From An Expert

How To Make $100,000 As An Online Therapist with BetterHelp

The Silent Epidemic: Alarming Facts and Statistics About Suicide in the United States

How To Identify Emotional Blocks and Overcome Past Relationship Trauma

13 Essential Tips for Parenting Teens, According To A Therapist

3 Simple Ways To Stop A Panic Attack (Without Medication)

Why Having A Hobby Is Good For Your Mental Health

How To Help In A Crisis: A Brief Guide to Psychological First Aid

7 Incredible Benefits of The Keto Diet (#3 Is Great For Your Mental Health)

The 6 Best Breathing Exercises for Anxiety and Mental Health

Can Light Box Therapy Improve Your Mental Health During COVID-19?

Does Bad Parenting Create Juvenile Delinquents? Research Says Yes

7 Hidden Causes of Depression (That Medication Won’t Fix)

How To Start a Mental Health Blog in 2021: A Simple (But Complete) Guide For Beginners

5 Insane Reasons America Is Losing The War on Drugs

What To Do If Your Teen is Using Drugs: 7 Tips For Parents

3 Common Misconceptions About Counseling, Debunked

How Much Is Too Much: Recognizing and Treating Tramadol Addiction

The Definitive Guide to Creating a Nursing Management Resume

3 Legit Reasons Why Children Fear School (and How Parents Can Help)

48 Mental Health Blogs You’ve Never Heard Of That Totally Nail It in 2021

5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt An Emotional Support Dog Today

Distorted Thinking: 10 Common Cognitive Distortions You Need To Avoid

Why Your Ex isn’t A Narcissist (And You Should Stop Saying He Is)

A Therapist’s Guide To Online Therapy With BetterHelp (2021)

My Wife Asked For a Divorce on Thanksgiving: A Story About Clinical Depression

5 Ways To Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Relationships

The Brain-Gut Connection: How Our “Guts” Affect Mood and Mental Health

9 Toxic Relationship Traits You Should Never Ignore

Do You Have a Problem with Alcohol?

5 Amazing Mental Health Benefits of Owning A Dog, According To Science

Why Go to Rehab? Alcohol Addiction Detoxification Explained

7 Hard Lessons I’ve Learned About Fighting Depression As A Therapist (and a Patient)

How Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Zambia Radically Changed the Way I See Addiction

7 Simple Things You Can Do To Support an Alcoholic During Stay-At-Home

Ask These 3 Simple Questions To See If Online Therapy Is Right For You

This is for All the People Who Are Broken

9 Fantastic Mental Health Blogs You Should Start Reading

3 Frustrating Types of Memory Loss (And What You Can Do To Treat Them)

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