Beach Counseling Center 

Virginia Beach, VA  23451

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Call Us:  (757) 233-1500

Insurances Accepted

Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

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Heather Richardson, MPA, PA-C

I was born and raised outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  After graduating high school, I attended the University of Virginia and have since made Virginia my home. I attended the T.C. Williams School of Law at the Univ​ersity of Richmond, and I am a member of the Virginia State Bar. I worked at the Circuit Court of VA Beach and later as a Certified Guardian ad Litem representing children as well as incapacitated adults.  I earned my Masters in Physician Assistant degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School,.

As a patient you can expect me to listen to you attentively and treat you with respect.  I love working with people and consider it a privilege to be on your care team.  I specialize in treating symptoms of attention deficit disorder, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. I am also certified through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to prescribe Buprenorphine in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.

​I look forward to meeting you soon.