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Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist

Joyful Life Institute Online

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Lewisville, TX 75067
Let's Connect (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
It’s all getting to be too much! You’ve finally hit a wall. What used to work for you in time like these is no longer working. You are not alone. It is happening to the best of us. Allow Dr. Michelle Richards to walk beside you and guide you in the next leg of the journey. She has over 30 years’ experience helping adults through difficult transitions, crises, and unresolved traumas. Her experience in the field includes being a university faculty, speaker, clinical supervisor, military family life consultant, and marriage and family therapist.
Dr. Richards is an empathetic, nonjudgmental, and effective expert in acquiring change and growth in adults. She gently but firmly hold clients accountable. Find new meaning and purpose as you gain coping and relationship skills. You will benefit from her advance training in pastoral counseling, hypnotherapy, trauma recovery, crisis management, DBT and EMDR.
Do you have unmanageable feelings, phases in life, or relationships? Dr. Richards has thrived through these things and helped others to do the same. Dr. Richards’ expertise has also been sought for print, radio, and television programs. Notably, she’s served as guest expert on the “Oprah” show. BOOK your FREE phone consultation appointment on her website.
Call Joyful Life Institute Online now for a free 15 minute consultation - (972) 665-7947

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Joyful Life Institute, Inc.

Lewisville, TX 75067

(972) 665-7947
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD and Spirituality 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
BOOK a FREE phone consultation if you are seeking an empathic listener who can help you to grow through your current circumstances.
Joyful Life Institute Online
Let's Connect (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Joyful Life Institute, Inc.

Lewisville, TX 75067

(972) 665-7947
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD and Spirituality 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and groups  
BOOK a FREE phone consultation if you are seeking an empathic listener who can help you to grow through your current circumstances.
Joyful Life Institute Online

Finances

Fees

  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by Cash, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options | Carelon
  • Coupon Code for Free Phone Consultation: PSYTODAY
  • Humana
  • Optum
  • PHCS Network
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S

Qualifications

    Marriage & Family Therapist: Michelle J. Richards
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Texas / 4809 Michelle J. Richards
  • License: Florida 4406 / 2022
  • Attended University of Georgia, Graduated 1990
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Spirituality

Expertise

  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Cancer
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Veterans
  • Weight Loss
Do these issues align with your needs? - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Do these issues align with your needs? - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S

Client Focus

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

Religion

Christian

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Group

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Christian Counseling
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Family Systems
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Multicultural
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Joyful Life Institute, Inc.

Lewisville, TX 75067

(972) 665-7947
Call for a free consultation now - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S
Call for a free consultation now - (972) 665-7947
Photo of Michelle Richards - Joyful Life Institute Online, PhD, LMFT-S, Marriage & Family Therapist
Joyful Life Institute Online
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S