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Expert & Pragmatic

Investment in an experienced therapist can mean substantial positive returns for your overall health and well being.

Keen Counseling Specializes In: 

Stressed Out Professionals

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Angry, Anxious, or Depressed Men

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Marriages Needing to Learn the Rules of Healthy Communication

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Trauma Recovery

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Substance Use Management

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WHAT PAST CLIENTS SAY

“He has helped me with so much as far as my relationship, my self confidence, and a better understanding of myself and my past. He has given me many life long tools to better my life and my relationships.”

 

—  George T

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ABOUT RICHARD

Richard's approach is very pragmatic. You will learn to live more fully in the present moment and be more deeply connected with what is most important in your life.

Since 2010 Richard has been licensed to practice counseling in Texas and is an approved supervisor for early career therapists.

Most recently the clinical director for a prominent psychiatric hospital Richard has worked with a wide-range of clients and client problems. Richard brings expertise, authenticity, and compassion to every need. 

In 2009 he received a grant from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to establish Twogether in Texas, a program providing free pre-marital classes, in north Houston.

Richard completed his Masters in Counseling at The Houston Graduate School of Theology where he learned the role of healthy, balanced spirituality in mental wellness.

Most importantly however, Richard is also a husband and father of two.

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HOUSTON

2000 Crawford St.
Suite 1670

Houston, TX 77002

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TELE-COUNSELING

FAQS

  • What do you charge?
    Individual therapy sessions are $160 a 50 minute session. In marriage counseling I'll often ask the couple to meet for 2 hours. In this case there is a slight discount and the rate is $320 for a 1 hour and 50 minute couples session.
  • Why do you ask couples to schedule 2 hours?
    I often ask couples to schedule 2 hours for several reasons. The first is that I find it difficult to create any progress in the 50 minutes a single session allows. However, I have found that adding the extra hour is very helpful in accomplishing the progress that is needed to have hope that the therapy will succeed. The other reason I ask for two hours is that I often need to meet with the couple individually. It's helpful to think through relationship stress without your partner sitting right there and giving you "the look".
  • Do you take insurance?
    I no longer take insurance. Once upon a time I did but insurance companies would not pay for marriage counseling. I was also required to give a diagnosis severe enough to justify the insurance company paying for the sessions. Many of my clients were unconfortable with being diagnosed as anxious or depressed and would choose to pay out of pocket.
  • Do you have evening or weekend hours?
    I work most evenings. Weekend meetings are irregular and typically scheduled when an established client's work travel schedule makes weekday meetings impossible.
  • Where are you located?
    My office is located in downtown Houston at 2000 Crawford. It's conveniently located near I-45, I-59, and 288.
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713-553-3609

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