"Richard’s unique and varied combination of skills and experiences makes him a fabulous resource! I have personally benefited from his consultation on educational and career choices, public speaking, workplace communication, time management, technology, and holistic health and wellness." — Jolene Dickerman, DNP, Registered Nurse, Doctorate Nurse Practitioner​

"Thank you Richard. The information provided today was very useful and clearly presented." - Jodi Dotson, CFO

"I very much enjoyed the leadership workshop and learned a lot. Thank you for delivering the materials in such a great way. I hope to see more workshops in the future." - Jennifer Lieser

"I gained a better understanding of how humans communicate via body language." - Brent Genereux

"The workshop was very informative on how to convey feedback." - Ryan Olson



  • Counselor for Anxiety, Marriage & Career

    The week of May 22nd, 2017. Might now be the time for you to move your life or relationship forward? Professional counseling and consulting may be a surer path than continuing along completely on your own. Perhaps we can help. There is no charge for a short, initial first contact. Simply email, text or call to tell us a little about what is going on for you. We will listen carefully to your concerns. After that, you can schedule a session if you wish to do so.

    Better Communication for Lower Stress Relationships

    Marriage therapy helps you to lower your stress from marriage and partner communications breakdown, separation, divorce or parenting disagreements. Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, does couples and marriage counseling as well as counsels teens and those in caregiver roles. Bonnett specializes in women’s issues including loss, life change, aging, adult children and step children, navigating the care of aging parents and dementia. Richard specializes in men’s issues including intimacy, anger and midlife transition.

    Change Can Feel Overwhelming…   Life Coaching Builds Your Strengths

    It is easy to become paralyzed with overwhelming stress and anxiety, feeling drained and losing your ability to respond. Our job is to help you navigate through difficult times, bringing clarity to your situation.  Together, we can marshal your outer resources and build upon your inner strengths to respond and overcome your challenges.

    Career & Workplace Stress Reduction for Individuals & Organizations

    Do you wish to explore new career opportunities that are better matched to who you are as a person? Are you a business owner, executive, manager or HR professional seeking to resolve conflicts, manage disruptive change or achieve higher levels of productivity by improving the “people issues?” We specialize in the world of work including executive coaching, consulting and career counseling.

    No Insurance, High Deductibles or Co-pays?  We are Affordable

    After our initial ‘no cost’ telephone, email or text conversation, you may choose to schedule a session. Although we do not accept insurance, our rates are very affordable. We have a sliding fee scale with reasonable minimums. Please contact us by phone or text at 320-223-9481. Email us at richardjchandler@gmail.com  If other counselors would be a better match for you and your issue, we may recommend several to you.

    St. Cloud Times Articles

    The St. Cloud Times recently published an article called “Energy Vampires,” and a 2nd one, “He Cheated. Now What?,” based in large part on interviews that journalist, Stephanie Dickrell, did with me. I hope you enjoy them.  Richard Chandler

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