Richard Sladich, MS, LCMHC

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Richard graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Minor in Business from State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany.  Richard continued at SUNY at Albany to complete a master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling.  After graduating, he worked for nearly seven years with individuals with blindness and visual impairments as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, and another five years as a trainer for legally blind small business entrepreneurs. 

Since 2017 he has worked in private practice, as well as working for three mental health agencies providing therapy to adults, children, and adolescents on a wide range of mental health issues including:

ADHD

Adjustment Disorders

Anger Management

Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Depression

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

Low Self-Esteem

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Stress Management

Trauma/PTSD

 

As your counselor, Richard will provide you with a safe, comfortable, supportive environment where you can express yourself without judgement or shame, and with acceptance. He enjoys working with clients regardless of race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Working together you will develop your individual counseling goals and a plan to achieve those goals. Richard relies mostly on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, along with person-centered and motivational interviewing approaches.