Althea Richardson resides in Houston, TX with her husband of 15 years, Pastor Ben D. Richardson II and two teenagers. Althea is the 1st Lady of Unity Ministries where she has been in the ministry of help for over 20 years. As a young adult, women looked to Althea for advice in various situations such as marriage and relationships. In 2005, while networking with another ministry as an email mentor for girls, she felt the need to reach out to hurting women via online chat, thus the beginning her online biblical counseling for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. In 2013 at the age of 41, Althea received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in Christian Counseling, Crisis Counseling, and Life Coaching. In December of 2014, she received her Master’s in Human Services with a specialization in Marriage and Family Counseling. Her passion lies in seeing women freed from their past, helping them understand God’s purpose for their life, and moving them forward in victory. Althea’s future plans are to open an outreach center that offers assistance with resource referrals, tutoring for children and adolescents, life coaching, youth mentoring, Christian counseling and other needs of the community.