Education: Master’s Degree, National Louis University in Chicago. Ms. Rivera is a National Certified and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
Client Base: Ms. Rivera specializes in working with children, teens, and adults presenting with trauma, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, self- harm and sexual assault. Ms. Rivera also has experience working with family and couples. She works in private practice and is currently working in a therapeutic day school.
Therapeutic Approach: Ms. Rivera provides a welcoming non-judgmental environment to explore the many challenges in life. Developing strategic goals to help regain control. Utilizing relaxation techniques, art techniques, Play therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and creative activities to help reflect on experiences.