Cultivating the Capacity to Cope: How to Take Care of Yourself
Natasha Richardson, MPH, MA, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor in Texas, Iowa and Wyoming, who has worked in a variety of settings with adolescents, women and families, both domestically and internationally. Natasha has a Masters of Public Health, Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Bachelor’s in Psychology and Sociology. She has completed a year of service with both Americorps City Year program and international service with Peace Corps in Peru. In her professional experience she has worked in community, clinical and school settings with adolescents (11-17 years old) and adults/families, both domestically and internationally. In addition, she is skilled in building relationships with clients in teletherapy settings, as well as multiple years in bilingual and multicultural settings. She has experience in helping clients improve their daily living skills, self-esteem, relationships, anxiety, depression, trauma, life’s transitions, and quality of life. Her wide variety of experiences has offered her exposure to both prevention, intervention, and management of health. Natasha is passionate about promoting self-care, healthy lifestyles and overall wellness by providing a safe, supportive and empowering environment to those around her. She has a strong connection to cultural awareness, equity, engaging minorities in mental health, and elevating voices. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling, adventuring, and being in nature, amongst other things, that truly expand possibilities and nurture resilience.