Angelle E. Richardson, Ph.D., LPC

Therapist and Public Speaker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Angelle E. Richardson, Ph.D., LPC, is the Founder and Director of Extended Hearts Family Therapy. She is also Adjunct Faculty in the Counseling Education Department at The College of New Jersey, her alma mater. Dr. Richardson holds a Doctorate in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University, a Masters in Counseling from Rider University, and a Bachelors in Professional Writing and Journalism from The College of New Jersey.

Dr. Richardson provides therapy to individuals and families, and specializes in working with families who have been affected by adoption, foster care, grief and loss.

Dr. Richardson provides workshops to companies, community agencies, churches and schools on various mental health topics that impact both children and adults. In addition, Dr. Richardson provides post-crisis support as requested.

In addition to the workshops that she has conducted, Dr. Richardson has presented at the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) Conference, the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) Conference, the National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium (NAGC), and the NJ American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference (AAMFT). Dr. Richardson’s research on female adoptees’ post-relationship experiences with both biological and adoptive mothers was published in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.

Dr. Richardson has been certified in the Beck Model of Cognitive Therapy and is trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Dr. Richardson is an experienced therapist and enjoys helping individuals and families find a way to improve their communication and rebuild their connections.

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  • Work
    • Extended Hearts Family Therapy
  • Education
    • Drexel University
    • Rider University
    • The College of New Jersey