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Effort + Ease is devoted to providing equitable, effective, + compassionate mental healthcare + interpersonal support to all people, with the awareness that our unique identity impacts our experience of the world. Effort + Ease pledges to honor every individual's experience + story. 

Individual Therapy: Virtual

Group Therapy + Skills Training: Virtual

Mindset Coaching: Virtual

Social Justice, Mental Health, + Trauma-Informed Training

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Welcome!

Effort + Ease is dedicated to consistently providing Welcoming + Respectful services to all people of every race, ethnicity, spirituality, gender identity + expression, sexual orientation, disability status, diagnosis, or criminal history.

Effort + Ease has a simple vision, to grow + expand beyond where we are beginning. A vision that builds upon the mission + to be able to reduce suffering within our communities.

EFFORT + EASE

 EXPERIENCE

  • Trauma ​

  • Stress  Management

  • Anxiety + Depression

  • Grief + Loss

  • Chronic Illness + Chronic Pain

  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Sexual Health & Intimacy Issues

  • Polyamory/Non-monogamous Relationships

  • Non-Faith-Based Coping

  • Alternative Beliefs,  Spirituality,  Purpose + Meaning Making 

  • Eating and Body Image

  • Sleep Disturbances

  • Technology  Addiction

  • Compulsive Behaviors

"The moment has come to start down the path of healing, it may seem overwhelming but the time will pass either way."

Meet Jo Richardson

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Jo Richardson, LMSW
Therapist/Owner

"I have been serving the  community for the  past 15 years working with at-risk + traumatized individuals. I am stepping out into private practice with this experience + the passion to help people recover from their past, manage  their present, + look forward to their future with a new hope." 

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"To me, a therapist is a breathing, walking library. Because the nature of the work, what makes it's transformative, is that a therapist hears all that is unspeakable + sees the parts of a person that are not shareable. We see and hear all darkest + scariest truths -with love + kindness. 

We are secret keepers, witnesses, + containers for all things that people are exhausted from carrying alone.

I am a living library because I carry all of these stories with me and I am changed by each, as much as they may be changed by me."
- Jo Richardson, LMSW

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