Suzanne Richards, Ph.D.

Pediatric Psychology

Phone: 515-727-0272  |   Fax: 515-727-8757
5406 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131

Dr. Suzanne Richards is a licensed psychologist who has practiced in many different settings with families, adolescents, children, and toddlers. She has special knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In her clinical practice, she has a passion for children with learning and social skill challenges.

Dr. Richards has been involved in clinical education and research on multiple topics including school violence, bullying behavior, learning, and social skills. She has extensive clinical experience providing mental health therapy services in a wide range of settings. She has served many children, adolescents, and their families with behavioral and adjustment disorders in addition to major mental illness, including psychosis and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also consults with and advises schools on appropriate interventions.

In 2007, Dr. Richards graduated from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Counseling Psychology, with a training concentration in Pediatric and Child Psychology. She is licensed by the Iowa Board of Psychology and is credentialed as a Health Service Psychologist by the National Registry of Health Service Psychologists.


ChildServe improves the health and well-being of nearly 5,800 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.

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