Dr. Richard Sylvester


Dr. Richard Sylvester, Ph.D., MP

West Monroe Office

Richard L. Sylvester, Ph.D., MP is a licensed Medical Psychologist in Louisiana as well as a licensed Psychologist in Louisiana and Arkansas. He has worked with adults and adolescents in Arkansas and Louisiana for the past 10 years. He is the former Director of Training for South Arkansas Regional Health Center (SARHC) and their American Psychological Association accredited internship program in psychology as well as their former Director of Adult Clinical and Emergency Services for the SARHC - El Dorado office and Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Services. He has been an invited speaker at numerous professional conferences and published scholarly articles regarding treatment of various mental health disorders. He earned his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. He holds masters’ degrees in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and Clinical Psychopharmacology. His professional interests include teaching, psychological assessment and diagnostics, psychopharmacology, addictive disorders, and working with underserved populations. He currently resides in Louisiana with his wife and son. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and tinkering on old cars.

M.A. Clinical Psychology
M.A. Counseling and Guidance
M.S. Clinical Psychopharmacology
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology




  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Licensed Addictions Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Counseling Center
1105 Hudson Lane,
Monroe, LA 71201


Lumen Counseling
100 CenturyLink Drive,
Monroe, LA 71203


Pediatric Therapy
1300 Hudson Lane, Ste. 7,
Monroe, LA 71201


Autism Center
1300 Hudson Lane, Ste. 9,
Monroe, LA 71201

  (318) 600-6640


Counseling Center
1401 N. 7th Street, Suite B
West Monroe, LA 71291


Autism Center
107 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA 71291

  (318) 600-6640



Counseling Telehealth
  (318) 255-2922

Autism Center
9441 Stevens, Suite 150
Shreveport, LA 71106

  (318) 947-9000


Counseling Center
2102 Floyd Park Dr, Ste 2,
Ruston, LA 71270


Autism Center
206 E. Reynolds Dr, Ste C3,
Ruston, LA 71270

  (318) 600-6640

Pediatric Center
206 E. Reynolds Dr, Ste C3,
Ruston, LA 71270



Autism Center
4279 Front Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295




Autism Center
3036 Robert Street
Olla, LA 71465

  (318) 600-6640


Autism Center
201 Rue De Jean
Lafayette, LA 70508
  (337) 362-2500