Clarksville Counseling Center

110 College Street

Clarksville, Virginia

(434) 374-3222

(434) 374-3223 Fax

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

9 AM - 7 PM



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   Richard Castle LPC, CSAC




     Richard Castle was instrumental in establishing Clarksville Counseling

   Center in December 2002.


     Currently, he divides time between the Virginia Department of Corrections,

   where he works as a Regional Evidence-Based Practices Manager for

   Community Corrections, and Clarksville Counseling Center. He also serves

   as adjunct faculty at Southside Virginia Community College, teaching a

   variety of psychology classes.


     Richard specializes in Marital Counseling, and has completed the Level 1

   training toward becoming a Gottman-certified marital therapist.  Richard

   treats a variety of other issues, including depression, anxiety, anger  

   management, childhood and family issues, men's issues and parenting issues.

   He also has an interest in Hypnotherapy and is a Certified Clinical

   Hypnotherapist through The National Board of Professional and Ethical



     Richard also specializes in the training and coaching of effective

   communication, within the context of both interpersonal relationships

   and learning organizations. 


     Richard previously worked as a Prison Psychologist at Mecklenburg

   Correctional Center, and later as the Senior Psychologist at Mecklenburg

   Correctional Center. Richard also worked as an Emergency Services

   Worker for Southside Community Services Board, and he served as the

   Clinical Director at the Center for Behavioral Health, a service of Halifax

   Regional Hospital.  Richard Castle is a Licensed Professional Counselor. 

   He received his LPC in September 2002.


     Richard obtained his B.A. in Psychology from The University of Virginia

   in May 1997. He obtained his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Radford

   University in May 1999.  Richard and his wife, Laura Castle, moved to the

   Clarksville area in 1999.