School-Based Therapy

ChildSavers offers therapy to Richmond Public Schools students and families online during COVID-19. We also offer in-person therapy sessions for RPS students at our East End clinic. Medicaid and private insurance is accepted.

If your child is experiencing immediate trauma, please contact our Immediate Response team.

Therapy for Richmond Public School Students

Our partnership with Richmond Public Schools allows us to serve even more children in Richmond while engaging with families and faculty. We incorporate play and art therapy into your child’s custom, strengths-based treatment plans to make the healing process enjoyable and sustainable.

We are currently serving students in these RPS schools:

  • Blackwell Elementary
  • Blackwell Pre-K
  • Boushall Middle School
  • Broad Rock Elementary
  • Carver Elementary
  • Fairfield Elementary
  • Henry Marsh Elementary
  • Huguenot High School
  • John Marshall High School
  • MLK Middle School
  • MLK Preschool
  • Overby-Sheppard Elementary
  • Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary
  • River City Middle School
  • Woodville Elementary

Have questions? Contact our Mental Health Services Program Manager, Bob Nickles, at (804) 629-6058 or

How to Get Started

The process to starting school-based therapy is simple! To begin, fill out our form. Once it is submitted, our case coordinator will be in contact to finish the process. Then, we’ll call to schedule the child’s first appointment where we’ll create a custom treatment plan together based on their needs.

Trauma-Informed Training and Consultation for Educators

ChildSavers also offers ad hoc training, training series, and long-term consultation services including asset mapping and needs assessment to schools and school divisions. Please contact Bob Nickles, Program Manager, at (804) 629-6058 or for an overview of our professional development library and service menu.

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