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Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc.

Our counseling services feature innovative and effective mental health counseling in three Michigan cities: Flint, Clarkston and Flushing. We provide individual, family and group sessions to children, adolescents and adults.


Recco Santee Richardson, Ph.D., LPC Founder & Clinical Director

Vision: Our vision is to provide caring, professional services that remove barriers and promote purpose driven living.

Philosophy: Irrespective of age or presenting symptoms, we are available to implement successful interventions based on empowering and developing clients.

Goal:  Using foundational counseling and human development principles, our goal is to provide clients with emotional relief, personal control, problem solving skills, self-protection, enhanced communication skills, personal awareness and self-efficacy.

We believe that counseling has the ability to help clients progress emotionally and behaviorally. Our highly trained and experienced team members work hard to create a nurturing and encouraging atmosphere that promotes each client’s personal and unique growth.

Meet Our Flushing Office Team

Recco Santee Richardson, Ph.D., LPC

dad2Recco Santee Richardson, Ph.D., LPC is an in-demand mental health counselor with 25 years of experience in outpatient counseling. He services children, adolescents and adults who need assistance with Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD, Abuse/Neglect, Bipolar, Moodiness, ADHD, Loss/Grief, Acute Stress, among other illnesses.

Dr. Recco is naturally disarming with a unique and comforting approach that helps clients move socially and emotionally forward in life. He provides a safe and confidential environment that encourages personal growth, inner strength and hope. Throughout his career, he has self published a dozen books while developing programs and presenting at workshops on various topics.

He also provides couples counseling with his wife, Rene Richardson.

Rene M. Richardson, MBA, LLMSW

momRene M. Richardson is a well-rounded mental health therapist who has helped hundreds of clients. She specializes in women and girls and her area of expertise includes assessing and addressing Depression, Worry, Fatigue, Irritability, Mood Swings, ADHD, Trauma, Bipolar, Anxiety, among other illnesses.

She has strong clinical counseling and treatment planning skills that identify and later resolve barriers.  With warmth and empathy, she empowers and rebuilds her serviced clients. Rene does exceptional work with teen girls, young adult women and working professional women. She also provides couples counseling with her husband, Recco Richardson. Before working as a trained mental health professional, Rene worked for a Fortune 500 company and in state government.

Tanya Y. Jefferson, MSA, LLPC

TanyaTanya Y. Jefferson is a seasoned clinical therapist who serves clients and the community with passion and determination. Her counseling efforts focus on helping children, adolescents and adults address anger, anxiety, substance abuse, depression, poor focus, chronic disease management, self-care, decision making, fears, stress, and other areas of concern.

Tanya’s approaches to counseling include person-centered, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused. Her goal is to empower and promote positive pathways to growth and well-being. Her work experience as a community health trainer, domestic violence/sexual assault counselor, program officer and marketing/communication associate provides her with exceptional insight and wholesome perspectives that benefits her counseling clients.

Tamera Huntley, LPC, CAADC-DP, NCC

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Tamera Huntley is a clinical therapist. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC) in the State of Michigan. Tamera is also a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor-Development Plan (CAADC-DP) and National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Over the years, her counseling efforts focus has been on adolescents and adults who have a variety of issues including anxiety, anger, depression, grief, health concerns, mood disorders, self-care, stress, substance abuse, and time management. Tamera’s work experience includes helping clients regarding their career paths, self-esteem, self-confidence, coping skills, life-transitions, and everyday issues.

Tamera’s approaches to counseling include motivational interviewing, person-centered, cognitive behavioral and solution focused modalities. She understands that therapy should be an authentic experience, and the clients need to be heard, valued, and understood is primary. Her goal is to empower and promote positive pathways to growth and well-being. Her work experience as a clinical therapist, substance abuse counselor and a counselor in a residential facility provides her with exceptional insight and wholesome perspectives that benefits her counseling clients. She understands that there are many reasons that individual seek treatment.

In individual counseling, whether one’s unhappiness stems from mental health issues or life circumstances, it is her goal to help individual to gain clarity and inner peace.

Individual/Family Counseling

Servicing persons 5 years old and up, our outpatient counseling program blends creative treatment goals and interventions with time tested counseling and human development theories. Our counselling sessions feature warmth, compassion, respect and genuine acceptance. Typical symptoms/behaviours addressed in counseling are:


Adjustment Disorder Anorexia/Bulimia Disorder Anxiety Disorder
ADHD Disorder Bi-Polar Disorder Conduct Disorder
Depressive Disorder Oppositional Defiant Panic Self-Mutilation Behaviors
Pood Academics Anger/Aggression Sexual Identity
Suicide/Cutting Trauma

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Adjustment Disorder Brief Psychotic Disorder Anxiety/Panic Disorder
Pedophilia Bi-Polar Disorder PTSD
Depression Disorders Chronic Stress Relationship Problems
Employment Struggles Co-Dependency Decision Making
Trauma Suicide

 Journey Treatment Groups or Educational Classes

Designed to address specific barrier ridden symptoms and behavior, groups or classes for children, adolescents and adults are a critical component of our services. They feature 10 participants or less, last 60 to 90 minutes in length and meet for a duration of 6 to 8 weeks. Topics include:

Academic Achievement Character Development Stress Managemet
Anger Management Coping Skills Marriage/Dating
Attachment/Separation Developmental Assets Self Empowerment
Betrayal Divorced or Blended Families Sexual Abuse
Boundaries Fatigue Grief or Loss
Depression Career Planning Abandonment

Speaking & Research

Speaker’s Bureau: Our Speaker’s Bureau provides local school districts, universities/colleges, religious organization and corporations with motivational speeches, staff development trainings, program development, strategic planning, workshops/seminars and outings.

Research Institute: Our Research Institute works hand in hand with our Speaker’s Bureau. We actively participate in the creation and dissemination of critical thoughts and trend setting insight for journal publications, textbook writing, newsletters and self published books. To date, we have self-published or written over 20 books.

New Clients Helpful Forms: Please complete the following required forms and bring them to your first counseling session. These apply to children, adolescents and adults unless otherwise specified.

COVID Waiver

Client Screening Information (adults only)

Teletherapy Consent

Authorization For Billing

HIPAA Notice

Consent for Treatment

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