New Horizon Counseling Center
Restoring Hope & Rebuilding Lives
Arlington            River Oaks            Lake Worth            North Richland Hills            Fort Worth

INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Strength’s Perspective, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Individuals, Adults, Depression, Self-Esteem, Obesity, Weight Loss, Coping Skills, Psychoeducation

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Quality time with friends, running, learning, spiritual development​

LOCATION:
Arlington

I See:
Children 5+
Teens
Adults
Couples
Families

See my availability:
 Desiree Richards, LCSW

Desiree Richards was born in Iowa and raised with values in community and hard work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, received her Bachelor’s degree in Counseling from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in 2012, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014.

Desiree is an advocate for the therapeutic relationship because it is the strongest predictor of success. As trust is developed, she desires to guide clients into holistic wellness. She is a certified personal trainer and is able to utilize nutritional and fitness knowledge in the practice setting as needed. She understands how physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of an individual influence one’s overall health. She is supportive of individuals in finding and fulfilling their purpose in life. Desiree has 3 years’ experience as a program therapist in an inpatient mental health facility.
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Marriage and Family, Crisis, Military Stress: Deployments & Family Conflicts, Adolescent Issues, Substance Abuse, Men Issues, and Christian Counseling.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Spending time with my beautiful wife, outreach, gardening, movies, and travel. 

Military Service: 25yr Retired Air Force Veteran

LOCATIONS:
River Oaks

I See:
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples