Rich Dempsey LPCC

Rich Dempsey LPCC

Fairmount Mental Wellness

Rich Dempsey is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor practicing in the Cedar Fairmount Neighborhood in Cleveland Heights, OH. He blends years of experience with the latest research developments to provide sound, practical guidance to children and adolescents as well as their parents, teachers, and advocates.

Playful Approaches to Serious Problems

Fairmount Mental Wellness helps kids, tweens, teens, frustrated parents, and disconnected families turn old stories into new ones.  In the face of serious problems it's hard to believe that conversations can shape new realities. But they do. The bridges of meaning I co-construct with children, teens, and their families help healing developments flourish instead of wither and be forgotten. 

With over 14 years experience in the mental health field I am uniquely qualified to work with your child and family to meet your counseling goals. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who is a specialist in working with the concerns of  K-12 school-aged children, teen behavior, anxiety, and depression. Clients refer friends and family to me because they trust my practice, I do great work, and I have amazing client service. I am on your side and love seeing children and families succeed in achieving their goals!


Every hero needs a guide, let me be yours.

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I had the privilege to work alongside Rich and see the care and thoughtfulness he gives to his work. Rich is a steady and compassionate man whose therapy I have seen challenge, comfort, and care for many families.
— Eric B. | Counselor
Rich has an incredible sense of presence, where someone can feel safe and understood as she shares her struggles as a parent. Around Rich I feel accepted and understood but still challenged to look at the difficult areas of my story.
— Rebecca C. | Mother of two
Rich is a very caring and insightful counselor. His patient and gentle way of working with children and families creates a safe environment for growth to occur. I would highly recommend him as a counselor.
— Holly P. | Director of Women's Ministry, Mother of three