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Richard Friday LCSW

Richard Friday, LCSW

  • Primary Specialties
    • Behavioral Health
  • Primary Address 1620 E 12th Street
    The Dalles, OR 97058
  • Primary Phone 541.296.9151

Richard Friday is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at MCMC Family Medicine.

Richard works collaboratively with providers to help patients at MCMC Family Medicine address behavioral health issues and improve overall wellness. As the clinic's Behavioral Health Consultant, Richard is able to address a variety of behavioral health issues, such as depression, anxiety, insomnia and stress to help patients live healthier, more satisfying lives.

Richard completed his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Lewis and Clark College and received his Master of Social Work at Portland State University. Prior to joining MCMC, Richard worked in Bend, Oregon, in the Deschutes County EASA program, an early intervention program for patients with new onset psychosis.

Prior to that, Richard worked at Harney District Hospital Family Care in Burns, Oregon, as a Behavioral Health Consultant. There he addressed behavioral health issues and health compromising behaviors using interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based stress reduction and collaborative problem solving.

Richard values the integrative approach to primary care and behavioral health at MCMC. He relocated to the Gorge to further this mission, and to enjoy the fantastic recreational opportunities in the Gorge. In his free time, Richard enjoys the outdoors, including sea kayaking (especially off the coast of Vancouver Island), photography, hiking and birding.

Education

Master of Social Work, Portland State University
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Lewis and Clark College

Primary Office

1620 E 12th Street
The Dalles, OR 97058

Phone: 541.296.9151