Richa is an APPA certified Philosophical Counsellor. She is a Philosopher. She submitted her MPhil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Her thesis was titled as 'Dialogues in Silence: A Feminist study of Mourning, Shame and Vulnerability in India'. Her approach to philosophical counselling is influenced by the philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir, Jean Paul Sartre, Ponty, Dayakrishnan and Jiddu Krishnamurti.
She takes keen interest in Public Philosophy too and writes for numerous popular/ newspapers tabloid in India. She is also a trained Kathak dancer.