Rick Hendricks, MA, LMFT
Relationship: A Contact Sport
Rick has extensive experience in practicing and teaching effective communication skills and tools creating true intimate relationships. He has passionately honed his skills in his years providing Couples Therapy in private practice and currently as a Couples and Family Therapist for combat veterans and their families with the VA Readjustment Counseling Services. Further he is teaching graduate-level counseling students in MFT Basic Skills, Couples Therapy and treating Combat Stress and Trauma. Additionally, Rick has provided Family Therapy in community mental health performing intensive in-home family therapy with at-risk teens and their families as well as the Director of an Employee Assistance Program with firefighters and their families. He is a retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major with the Chaplain Corps with over 27 years of service. Rick is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and has served in numerous leadership positions and Boards of Directors from a Congregational President to a School Board President to the President for the Massachusetts Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He has 5 children (3 bio, 2 step) and 9 grandchildren and lives with 4 generations under the same roof making communication and relationship skills absolutely necessary.