Dr. Richard Edwin Close, MDiv, DMin, MA, PsyD , LICSW, LPCC, LMFT, CCTP-II

(He, Him, His)
Preferred Name: Richard

Online Therapy

About Me

Forty-two years experience. Adjunct Associate Professor Minnesota Approved Supervisor for SW, MFT, LPCC Certified Pastoral Counselor Ordained Priest-Celtic Christian

Education & Experience

MDiv DMin, Pastoral Counseling MA, Adlerian Psychotherapy PsyD, Pastoral Logotherapy

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Counseling Association International Association of Trauma Professionals Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth