Lee Joyce Richmond, Ph.D.

Lee Richmond

Timonium Graduate Center, Room 50K


Lee Joyce Richmond is a Professor of Education at Loyola University Maryland in the area of school counseling where she is also affiliate faculty in the pastoral counseling department. She is a licensed psychologist in the State of Maryland. Winner of 2002 Eminent Career Award of the National Career Development Association, she has co-authored four books, eight book chapters, two monographs and numerous articles on such subjects as spirituality and school counseling, career counseling, women's issues, and self-esteem. Dr. Richmond currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Counseling and Development. She has previously served on the publications committee of the American Counseling Association and on the editorial board of the Career Development Quarterly.

Dr. Richmond has served as President of American Counseling Association, and of the National Career Development Association. She has twice served on the CACREP Board, and has been chair of the ACA Insurance Trust. She has served as Chair of the Board of the Career Development Training Institute of America, and as consultant and trainer in Career and Leadership Development for the United States Postal Service. Internationally she has been a consultant for Recruit Co. Ltd., Japan. Dr. Richmond is a Master trainer of Global Career Development Facilitators.

On the state level Dr. Richmond served as President of the Maryland Association for Counseling and Development, the Maryland Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and President of President of the Baltimore Psychological Association. She is currently serving on the education board of the Maryland Psychological Association.

After 16 years of service, Dr. Richmond resigned as director of the school counseling program at Loyola to focus on teaching and on her research interests connecting self-esteem, spirituality and career development. Her most recent work is a chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Psychology to be published this year.  She is currently researching killers of the spirit in the workplace, and what restores a worker to equanimity. In 2010 Dr. Richmond resumed her former post as co-director of graduate programs in school counseling at Loyola.

Prior to coming to Loyola, Dr. Richmond served for ten years as professor and director of the Counseling and Human Development Program at the Johns Hopkins University, and prior to that as Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Division of Social Sciences and Director of Women's programs at Dundalk Community College in Maryland.