About

Lydia HeadshotLydia C. Richardson, Psy.D.
Dr. Richardson is a licensed clinical psychologist who has provided services to adults, couples, and families in a variety of settings since 2004.  Dr. Richardson is fluent in Spanish and Danish; her multicultural background enables her to bring cultural sensitivity and competence to all aspects of her work.  Her business experience in banking and finance give her a unique perspective and ability to problem-solve effectively and work efficiently to help clients achieve their goals.  She earned her B.A. from New York University (Economics/Politics) and worked in business and finance for several years before returning to school to study psychology.  She earned her M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology and her doctorate in clinical psychology (both from Roosevelt University).  Dr. Richardson completed Divorce Mediation training at Northwestern University in Chicago.  She has worked extensively with the families of children with developmental disorders, in foster care, and in juvenile detention.  She is also trained in neuropsychological assessment of adults and children and has consulted to companies seeking executive coaching and team-building.

Dr. Richardson is a fellow of numerous professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association and the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois*.  In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Richardson is a trained divorce mediator and teaches graduate psychology courses at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

 

 

*October 2018