Mary Lou McManus-Richter

Psychiatric Nurse, RN, MS, LCPC, NCC

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PO Box 440
Gray, Maine 04039
(207) 747-3136
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Elders (65+)

I am a psychiaric nurse and a psychotherapist. I provide counseling services to a wide variety of clients. I do not write prescriptions for medication. I work with families, individuals, and couples as well as selected children and adolescents. I provide dynamic counseling, psychotherapy, and group therapy in a safe setting. As a therapist I am active in the room providing feedback and challenges as appropriate. I use existential psychodynamic techniques, CBT, DBT, Reality Therapy, motivational interview and bibliotherapy and to apply the principles and procedures of counseling to assess and treat client issues. I work with a broad variety of isssues including individuals with mood and anxiety disorders, depression, obsessions, , selected eating disorders, health issues, grief and and loss, illness and end of life issues, marital, and families of the mentally ill. Work is toward emotional flexibility and cognitive health. I bring my extensive psychiatric nursing skills into focus, evaluate health concerns and medications for referral and treatment. I provide focused counseling, a supportive environment and challenge to change.
My Specialties
Relationship Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Chronic Pain
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Violence
Dissociative Disorders
Elderly Persons Disorders