Richard Yu


Richard's approach to counseling is rooted in compassion and understanding. He believes that every individual is on a unique journey, and he is dedicated to walking alongside his clients, offering support and guidance every step of the way.

Empowering Transformation

Richard is passionate about helping clients discover their inner strength and resilience. He understands that healing and personal growth are deeply personal processes, and he tailors his approach to each individual's needs. Whether you're facing challenges related to trauma, relationships, or personal development, Richard is committed to helping you unlock your full potential.

Family-Centered Care

Richard's experience in family therapy at The Timothy Center has taught him the importance of fostering healthy relationships within families. He believes that healing often extends beyond the individual and includes the entire family unit. Richard is skilled in helping families navigate complex dynamics and build stronger, more supportive connections.

Mindful and Holistic Practices

In his work, Richard often incorporates mindfulness and holistic approaches. He understands the mind-body connection and the power of mindfulness in promoting emotional well-being. Richard can guide you in developing mindfulness techniques that can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression.

Diverse Background

Richard's diverse background, including his experience as a Chinese Instructor, database and network manager, and even a vice president of sales, has equipped him with a unique perspective. He values the importance of cultural sensitivity and the ability to connect with clients from all walks of life.

Community Involvement

Richard's commitment to community service is evident in his volunteer work with organizations like PIP Start Ministries and Box Populi Inc. He understands the importance of giving back and creating positive change in the world.

Education and Ongoing Learning

Richard is continually expanding his knowledge and skills to better serve his clients. He completed his Master of Arts in Counseling at St. Edward’s University and is a fully licensed counselor, he is dedicated to staying at the forefront of therapeutic techniques and approaches.

Richard can answer the question ‘Where are you from?’ In 4 different ways. Likewise, he’s lived many lives. In one of them, he started a non-profit to train newly immigrated teenagers to rebuild used computers into Linux boxes and sell them. Mostly, they just gamed together. In his current life, Richard is privileged to spend time with people turning their adversities into strengths. He considers himself trauma-informed, intimately familiar with DBT and Internal Family Systems.

When you choose Richard as your therapist, you're selecting a compassionate and experienced guide who is deeply committed to your well-being and personal growth. He will work with you to create a therapeutic journey that is tailored to your unique needs, helping you navigate life's challenges and discover your inner strength. With Richard by your side, you can embark on a transformative journey towards a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.

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