Dr. Lauren Richards is a clinical psychologist at Home Base. Dr. Richards’s clinical interests include the treatment of PTSD and related anxiety and mood disorders. She provides individual treatment to post 9/11 veterans struggling with a range of invisible wounds of war. In addition, she provides group therapy within Home Base’s Intensive Clinical Program (ICP), a two-week treatment program that serves Veterans and their Families across the country. She has received training in both Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD. Dr. Richards’s research interests involve disseminating empirically supported treatments to community health care providers to improve psychological care for Veterans. She has authored book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles related to increasing understanding of barriers to mental health treatment faced by veterans and enhancing community clinician access to training for empirically supported treatments.