ABOUT

ELISE RICHARD, LPC, LPCS, LAC, Licensed Family Court Mediator
OWNER, AVONDALE THERAPY

I am a licensed professional counselor as well as a licensed addictions counselor in the state of South Carolina. Additionally, I provide licensing supervision to new clinicians entering the mental health field. I earned my undergraduate degree in Psychology from the College of Charleston and my masters degree in Clinical Counseling from the Citadel.

I’ve been working in the mental health field for the past sixteen years and have worked in a variety of settings including an inpatient hospital unit, academic research, community outpatient facilities and private practice. This diverse background has provided opportunities to work with a variety of clients including adults, couples and family units. My areas of focus include drug and alcohol related problems, distorted eating habits and compulsive overeating, depression, anxiety, and women’s issues including trauma, healthy relationships and self esteem.