The Counseling Alliance of Virginia

Richard Brown

Richard Brown, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work

Community Based Counselor

 Richard Brown has a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Prior to CAVA, he worked in Treatment Foster Care helping foster children and families.  With this, Richard has had a long history of working with children and families in a number of different capacities.  Richard pulls from techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.  Richard is a firm believer that with the right resources, everyone has the ability to live a happy, healthy life.

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”? Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching