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I invite you to share your story in a safe space that honors your most vulnerable moments. Together, we will sift through the brokenness to unearth the beauty that has been buried for far too long.

As we root out hidden lies of shame, fear, and condemnation, we will open the window to an outpouring of God’s grace.

While lies are washed away, your heart will be saturated with the truth of His unconditional love and approval. On fresh new ground, in the sunlight and warmth of His gentle love, your identity will take root and your purpose, confidence, and worth will blossom and grow.

You are significant, and your story deserves to be heard in a cherished space held just for you.  Healing, growth, and transformation await you on the other side of your courageous journey.

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”   -Isaiah 40:29

Which service is the best fit for me?


If you have sensitive issues in your life that you need time and space to sift through as a professional listens and guides you through the process, counseling will be the best fit for you. Situations appropriate for counseling include depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, grief, loss, difficulty in past or present relationships, etc.

In counseling, we can delve into complex topics that reside in the gray areas, as well as examine experiences from the past that might be impacting you in the present, so that you can find resolution and move into your future with growth and healing.

Life Coaching

If you are experiencing emotional or mental struggles for which you would like to develop a solution-focused plan with built-in support and direction as you work through steps to achieve it, coaching will benefit you. Where counseling offers a safe place for reflection and going deep to move towards healing, coaching focuses on developing a strategy and achieving defined goals to bring success in a specific area.

Hi, I’m Charlene!

I’m a licensed mental health counselor and life coach who specializes in helping women seeking professional guidance consistent with their Christian faith.

After spending more than 20 years in church work, with 10 of those being as the director of a church counseling center, I have found myself increasingly burdened for women just like you, struggling with issues of identity, self-worth, depression, anxiety, abuse, church hurt, trauma, relationship difficulties, or loss.

It is my passion to combine the truths of Scripture with helpful psychological interventions so that women can experience the joy of inner healing that overflows into relationships and impacts future generations.

Client’s Testimonials

Charlene is an expert at counseling using a client centered approach. From the moment we first walked into her office she radiated and communicated unconditional positive regard with empathy. Due to her excellent interpersonal skills, trustworthiness, flexibility, cultural sensitivity, and self-awareness a bond of mutual trust, liking, respect, and caring developed quickly between both her and my daughter and myself. Charlene helped us to set realistic goals that were engaging and inspiring with a more optimistic outlook while educating us on mental, emotional, and spiritual health as well. She equipped us with the practical tools that were vital for us to make it through the crisis we were going through. Because Charlene accepted us as we were, met us where we were, and had the self-awareness to be with us in our journey the results were true healing, transformation, and saved lives!


Counseling isn’t always an easy process, especially when dealing with emotional wounds and trauma. During our time together, Charlene’s office becomes a safe place to share my heart. Charlene exudes warmth, listens carefully without judgment and patiently comes alongside to help me get to the root of the problem. Through her practical and biblical advice I have had much healing. Charlene is wonderful!


Charlene has a gift for creating a safe space that both allows you to feel freedom to truly express yourself and feel validated in your experiences and emotions. She has thoughtful and gentle insights, as well as practical tips. I cannot recommend her enough.


I highly recommend Charlene Richardson as a professional counselor. I met with her mainly to deal with my narcissistic friendship, but I also sought counsel to obtain balance in ministry versus maintaining personal care, learning how to establish better relationship boundaries, and strengthening my personal conflict resolution skills. Her biblical and psychological expertise are a perfect blend that can help clients struggling in many areas to understand, grow and find healing and restoration for their personal conflicts.


Charlene has a gentle way of guiding those around her to reach their full potential. She is an excellent listener and really focuses in on what the client is saying and the needs behind the words. She then gently guides her clients toward thoughts that are healing and helps the client achieve new heights of functioning.


Charlene has a true gift of listening and compassion. She makes you feel welcome and heard from the moment you walk in. You truly feel as though she cares deeply, and you sense her desire to help you think clearly. I cannot recommend her highly enough.


When I had to fly out of state to help my son who was in a difficult mental and psychological state, we called Charlene for immediate counseling for him and also for me to know how to help him. They were able to form a quick bond long distance so she could help him through it. Charlene is caring and insightful and a life saver.


Charlene is so kind, compassionate, and intuitive. She is a wonderful counselor. I wish I could shout from the rooftops how dynamic she really is!


Charlene is an empathetic counselor, whose kindness and insight gives clients the courage to process and face the issues that are robbing them of joy and peace. She is one who will faithfully walk alongside you through life’s troubles, gently pointing out fresh insights and enabling healthy growth.


Charlene exudes patience, comfort, and professionalism. She has always been there for me and for that I am so appreciative. Knowing that I NEVER have to say, “Please keep this confidential” gives me such great peace!


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