MRichardsonPsychologist

Mike has worked as a Psychologist in private practice in the Twin Cities for the past thirty years. During that time he has conducted evaluations for local school districts, taken referrals from physicians, mental health professionals and parents as well as conducted independent evaluations for county and state programs. Mike works with patients of all ages and with a variety of conditions including: ADHD, Developmental Disabilities, learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders, substance abuse, head injury, mental illness and personality disorders. His assessments focus upon providing psychometric test results and diagnostics impressions that can be utilized to: clarify diagnoses, educate the patient and care providers, guide care and treatment, as well as to facilitate program planning. He works in collaboration with patients, parents, teachers, physicians, therapists, and others to formulate a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan.

Mike has special expertise in working with patients who are culturally different. He has worked with children, teens and adults from Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, China, Mexico, El Salvador, Peru, Cuba, Brazil, Somalia, Liberia, Eretria, Ethiopia, France and Russia to assess for learning disabilities, ADHD, dementia, attachment disorders, PTSD and other psychological conditions.

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree: University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI
Bachelor’s Degree: University of Minnesota
Licensure: Licensed Psychologist, Licensed School Psychologist

SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS

Developmental Disabilities
Learning Disabilities including Nonverbal Learning Disability
ADHD
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Chemical Dependency
Traumatic Brain Injury


Additional Info

Children, Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes