Providential Counseling & Consulting, we work with women and children to strengthen, stabilize, and rebuild positive relationships within the home, school, and community.

Dr. Richelle Whittaker, LSSP, LPC-S

Dr. Richelle Whittaker, LSSP, LPC-S

Dr. Richelle Whittaker is an Educational Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, and a trusted authority on the treatment of mental health issues for women of color.  She is a leading champion for empowering parents/caregivers to become strong advocates for themselves and their children via education and implementation of specialized treatment plans that address the unique dynamics of ethnic cultures/communities.

Dr. Whittaker specializes in treating women of color suffering from postpartum depression, reproductive challenges, infertility, and infant loss. She is a certified Perinatal Mental Health professional (PMH-C).

She has over 17 years of experience in counseling and assessment, providing these services via private practice, social service agencies, schools, and transitional living facilities. In addition, Dr. Whittaker provides training and workshops throughout the city to various social service agencies, hospitals, and private organizations. 

Dr. Whittaker earned her doctoral degree from Texas Tech University. Her masters degree from Sam Houston State University and her bachelors from Grambling State University.