Welcome

Psychotherapy provides an opportunity for empowerment as well as personal and professional growth. Dr. Costa provides evidence-based, state-of-the-art mental health services in his work with young children, adolescents, families, and adults including (but not limited to):

  • Psychotherapy or “talk therapy” for adolescents and adults. 
  • Comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and academic planning
  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy (supportive counseling, guidance, and family therapy)
  • Medication management to treat mental health difficulties.

Dr. Costa has extensive training and expertise in providing culturally and developmentally sensitive evaluation and treatment of depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), bipolar disorder, panic attacks, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD) and trauma (post-traumatic stress).

Dr. Costa also provides comprehensive psychological evaluations to assist in the diagnosis of ADHD, learning disabilities, and/or academic problems. He works collaboratively with teachers, school personnel, primary care physicians, and psychiatrists to customize individualized treatment plans to fit the unique needs of each individual student.


Richard N. Costa, PsyD, MP
(Louisiana Licensed Psychologist #946)
 
Phone: 504.491.0489   *   Fax: 888.568.9274  *   Email: drrickcosta@gmail.com
Center for Emotional Health & Wellness, LLC  6221 So. Claiborne Ave., Ste. 201 New Orleans, LA 70125