About Ethel Richard-Peterson, LCSW

Ethel Richard-Peterson has been an MSW, LCSW for over 30 years. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Grambling State University with a major in Social Work. Ethel received her master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Houston Central Campus. Ethel has worked in various agencies including hospitals (all areas), county agencies, hospices, schools.mental health agencies, dialysis centers and others. Ethel has performed responsibilities from director, supervisor, case manager, therapist and other duties as assigned. Ethel has vast work. experience and has done psychotherapy with individuals, groups, families, and couples. Ethel’s ability to serve all ages, economic and culture backgrounds make her treatment methods available to you in the areas you desire to enhance. Ethel is a broad-based therapist as she sees each person as a unique individual and can start where you are and motivate you to work toward you desired outcome and goals. The modalities most often utilized are: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Ethel works with persons with numerous diagnosis, which is inclusive of Anxiety, Depression, Adjustments Disorders, Grief/Loss, Depression, Panic attacks, Mood Disorder, Relationship Issues, and Addiction. Ethel also serve patient with General Support Concerns, Chronic illness, Life threating illness, Christian Counseling and Crisis Intervention. Ethel is available to serve you!!


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    University of Houston, Master's in Social Work|Grambling State University, Bachelor's


    Houston, TX

    3355 West Alabama
    Houston, TX 77098-1722