Richard Burlenski

Richard is a Master’s Level Intern at The Refuge Center, and is enrolled in Vanderbilt’s Human Development Counseling program. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio State University. He takes a person-centered existentialist approach to therapy, meaning that he believes the key to good therapy is developing the client’s sense of meaning in life through connections with others. Richard has prior experience working with children, adolescents, and adults at a community clinic.