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Kristin Riding, ATR-BC, LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/ Art Therapist

  • Provides services in Butler Office

  • Individual Sessions

  • Virtual Appointments Available

  • Accepts Insurance: Highmark, UPMC, Cigna, United/Optum & Aetna

My Story

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! 


412-801-7062 (work cell)

724-991-1289 Ext 107

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