Richard Albert Marquez, MSW

Registered Social Worker (RSW) #10206

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About Richard

Treatment Philosophy

Richard is a cognitive behavioral and trauma therapist, person-centered, compassionate clinician and a multicultural practitioner serving First Responders, health professionals, technology professionals, frontline providers and First Nations, immigrants and racialized people. Richard has a unique, sensitive and empowering perspective on how external and internal dynamics shape and impacts the biopsychosocial experiences of individuals, families and communities.

Richard practices a wide variety of therapy types including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused, Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Emotionally Focused, Integrative, Interpersonal, Narrative, Person-Centered, Psycho-dynamic Solution Focused Brief (SFBT) and Trauma-Focused.

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • Abuse
    • Addictions
    • Anger Issues
    • Anxiety
    • Bullying
    • Cultural Issues
    • Depression
    • Disability Related Issues
    • Divorce
    • General Emotional Health
    • Grief and Loss
    • Life Balance
    • Life Transitions
    • Pain Related Issues
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    I use the following approaches:
    • Attachment-Based Psychotherapy
    • Brief Psychotherapy
    • Career Counselling
    • Client-Centered Psychotherapy
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Couples Counselling
    • Cross Cultural Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
    • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
    Visible Diversity
    • Identifies as Person of Color
    • Member of a Visible Minority
    For members of the Queer community:
    • I Welcome Queer Identity Clients

    Richard has been in practice for 25 years.

  • Location Information
    Practice Locations
    Ruth Stewart & Associates
    227 - 1118 Homer Street Vancouver, BC V6B 6L5
    • Bus Service
    • Pay Parking
    • Rapid Transit
    • Secured/Monitored Bicycle Parking
    • Wheelchair Accessible

    Services offered in Spanish, English.

  • Availability & Rates
    Tuesday2:30pm - 6:30pm
    Wednesday2:00pm - 6:30pm
    Thursday2:00pm - 6:30pm
    Friday2:00pm - 6:30pm
    Saturday2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Client Rates
    Individual Therapy$140 / 60min
    Couples Therapy$170 / 60min
    Online Therapy$100 / 60min
    Telephone Therapy$140 / 60min
    Sliding ScaleYes
    Student RateYes
    Low Income Rate AvailableYes

    Note: If seeking reimbursement from an insurance provider, please check coverage amounts and details with them.

    Payment Options
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Discover
    • Amex
    • Debit
    • e-Transfer