Rhonda Richards-Smith is an award-winning psychotherapist & relationship expert. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She is also a graduate of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where she obtained her Master of Social Welfare degree with a Health concentration. Her advice has been featured in Oprah Magazine, US Weekly Magazine, The Huffington Post, Bravo TV, Ebony Magazine, Teen Vogue, and Glamour Magazine among others.

In 2016, she was inducted into the inaugural "Women of Worth" class for her leadership in the mental health and relationship space by the Los Angeles-based organization, Worthy Women. In 2017, Match CEO Mandy Ginsberg named her as one of the top dating and relationship experts in the country. In 2018, she was named one of LA’s top influencers by Focus Magazine and LA Biz Journal named her one of their 2018 Women Of Influence for her professional impact in the Los Angeles area and national media. With over 15 years of experience, Rhonda is passionate about helping others on the path toward self-love and healthy relationships. 

In her spare time, Rhonda enjoys spending quiet moments outdoors, eating out with her husband, traveling to new destinations, watching great movies, connecting with her amazing group of girlfriends, and bonding with her daughters. Rhonda lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.