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I'm here to help you feel empowered.

Learn more about my credentials and professional counseling and pastoral care experience below.

About Me

Experienced. Certified. Supportive.

Empowering Minds Care and Counseling is founded by Faith Richardson (formerly Johnson). Faith is a board certified and national certified counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, pastoral counselor, and ordained minister. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wesleyan College (Macon, GA), a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Penfield College at Mercer University (Atlanta, GA) and a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Care and Counseling from the James and Carolyn McAfee School of
Theology at Mercer University (Atlanta, GA). Her Clinical Pastoral Education work includes the Training and Counseling Center at St. Luke’s, Emory University Hospital, and the VA Medical Center in Atlanta.

Faith has been dually-educated and professional trained as a therapist and pastor. She has experience working in psychiatric and drug treatment facilities, major hospitals, and in church settings. Her clinical orientations are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused and Strategic Counseling. She often uses an eclectic approach to counseling.

Some of the counseling concerns Faith often address include but are not limited to grief, loss, stress, chronic and terminal illness, veteran needs, spirituality, women's issues, life transitions, and family dynamics.

Faith is passionate about helping the underserved and has devoted her career to helping people reach their full potential.