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Richard Knowles, Ph.D

Work Experience

Areas of Focus:

Approach & Style:

- Trauma, PTSD, Complex PTSD
- Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar
- Personality Disorders
- Adults and teens

- Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
- Psychedelic Integration
- Transpersonal psychology
- Spirituality

- Existential
- Art therapy

- Calm and reassuring

Education:

- Ph.D in Clinical Psychology
- M.A. in Psychology
- B.A in Psychology, Anthropology and Philosophy

Hi, I'm Richard (PSY29060)

Whether you're looking for a deep, transformative understanding of ongoing life struggles, or wish for short-term work on specific issues, I am here to provide professional, customized care for you. I focus not just on what is going wrong, but how to awaken and tap into your inner strengths and wisdom.

 

The challenges that compel people to seek therapy can be many. Perhaps you want to gain a better sense of meaning and purpose in your life, or need help getting along better with friends and loves ones. You may need help processing difficult life experiences like the loss of a loved one, difficulties in a hostile working environment, or experiencing a trauma upbringing. My passion is helping people with complex problems to processing and transform their pain and, if appropriate, integrate spiritual and psychedelic experiences.

My clients often describe me as being warm, understanding, insightful, and gentle yet firm when needed. I provide a safe space for processing difficult emotions and private feelings and thoughts that can be otherwise too challenging to manage alone. Together, we'll work towards attainable goals that will enrich your life.

I’m not used to tooting my own horn, but I have a professional, caring and supportive demeanor with over a decade of experience working on a wide variety of problems and diagnoses with a wide variety of demographics.  I also have deep training and experience from my transpersonal education and work with MAPS for helping people process spiritual and transpersonal issues in their lives, as well as helping people process and integrate psychedelic experiences. 

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