Emily Richter

MA • Psychological Health & Psychiatry

Emily is a psychology doctoral intern completing her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). She earned her MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver in 2009 and her BS in Psychology from Colorado State University in 2006. Emily’s experience in the mental health field includes crisis work with survivors of domestic violence, working with adolescents in a residential treatment center, providing in-patient counseling for adults and adolescents in a psychiatric hospital, providing out-patient counseling for adults in two university counseling settings, and serving as a graduate assistant clinic director in the Psychological Services Clinic at UNC.

Emily’s experience has included training in a variety of therapy models utilized with individuals across the lifespan, couples, families, and groups. In working with the college population, she often uses a Cognitive Behavioral approach while incorporating other modalities such as Interpersonal Process Therapy, Cognitive Constructivism, and Emotion-Focused Therapy. She approaches her work with a gentle and caring attitude, openness, and an excitement to partake in each person’s individual journey.

Areas of interest: Attachment, college student adjustment, eating disorders, relationship issues, trauma, campus outreach, counselor education. 

My favorite thing about working at Wardenburg is

Having the opportunity to support students as they embark on the journey through college. It is wonderful to work with such an amazing population of students during this pivotal time period in their lives. It is also fantastic to collaborate with staff members who are dedicated to improving overall student health and the college experience.