About Rita Kanareff, ATR-BC, LPCC-S

Rita Kanareff is a clinical counselor and art therapist who specializes in the clinical treatment of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has advanced training in eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR), trauma-focused cognitive (TF-CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She holds a bachelor's degree from Cleveland State University in psychology and a master's degree in art therapy from Ursuline College. She is a member of the Buckeye Art Therapy Association (BATA) and the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). Her previous experience includes service as adjunct professor in the master's program for art therapy and counseling at Ursuline College and working with adults and children in inpatient and outpatient settings. She works with adults who are experiencing gender issues, depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder and life transitions due to family relationship issues, grief and chronic illness.

Rita Kanareff treats patients starting at 18 years old.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Ursuline College, Master's in Art Therapy|Cleveland State University, Bachelor's

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