Kristin Riding, ATR-BC, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor/ Art Therapist
Provides services in Butler Office
Virtual Appointments Available
Accepts Insurance: Highmark, UPMC, Cigna, United/Optum & Aetna
I believe that everyone is capable of healing and has the skills to heal, but sometimes
we need guidance to help find those skills. It is my honor to be a guide on these journeys to healing.
I am a Board-Certified Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Reiki Practitioner, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Intuition Coach. I am also in the process of becoming EMDR-trained. My background involves working with children, adolescents, and adults who have faced traumatic childhoods; violence, abuse, domestic violence, loss/grief, divorce, etc.
I work from a humanistic and existentialist approach with a strong focus on trauma-informed care and safety within self and the therapeutic relationship. I believe we are shaped by our upbringing and our environments which influence our present moment. When appropriate, I invite yoga interventions, energy medicine, or other holistic tools like mudras, breathing, tapping, oracle cards, guided meditation, or crystals into the process. Additionally, I am naturally drawn to the creative art-making process which offers us space to explore our expressive selves intuitively. You do not have to be good at art to participate in art therapy!