Mary Ridenour is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor & Mental Health Service Provider. Mary’s background is in clinical mental health counseling with a focus in child, adolescent, and family therapy, although her focus has changed to working with adults and couples. She also has extensive experience working with those suffering from addictions, youth and families in crisis, youth and families touched by trauma, and youth and families in the foster/adoptive process.
Mary’s treatment approach is client-centered and solution-focused. She utilizes the client-therapist relationship to create a warm and trusting space where clients can discuss life’s issues. Mary’s goal is to help clients identify problem areas, provide practical and useful coping strategies to address these areas, and create an aftercare plan to aid clients in making lasting changes in their lives. Mary is also a Level 2 trained Gottman Couples Method therapist. Mary has had training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), Schema Therapy, and Trauma Systems Therapy (TST).
Education and Credentials
- LPC-MHSP in the state of Tennessee 2019
- Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – University of Tennessee 2014
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Middle Tennessee State University 2012
- National Certified Counselor 2018
*Mary currently accepts the following insurances
Behavioral Health Systems
Most Cigna plans