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.