Anthony  Rivera, Psychologist in Ohio

Anthony Rivera, Psy.D.

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I am an experienced psychologist dedicated to helping individuals meet their full potential.

I strive to help clients discover their hidden strengths and areas for growth; thereby learning to more effectively face their concerns. I have extensive training and experience in psychological testing. I provide ADHD and Autism testing for adults and children . I can help clarify or differentiate a diagnosis, provide documentation for schools to help with IEP management, or assess for giftedness. My strategy with psychological assessment is to help people understand their underlying condition and provide recommendations to help them thrive.

I provide individual and couples therapy and have a passion for working with the LGBTQ+ community as well as treating anxiety, trauma, PTSD, depression, bipolar, ADHD, and autism. I am trained in both EMDR, which is a treatment for processing trauma, and Gottman Therapy for couples counseling. I also work at a college counseling center and therefore my availability for private practice appointments are most often evenings and Sundays.

I emphasize an integrative approach toward treatment as no one size treatment fits all. I often utilize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, and Multicultural Therapy. I am a licensed clinical psychologist and received my doctorate from Wright State University.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Career
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Community Specialties

  • Autism
  • Biracial
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Lgbtqia+
  • People With Disabilities
  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$50.00 - $200.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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Medical Mutual And Parmount
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Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
11
License(s)
License #
state
Psychologist
7007
Ohio
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Wright State University
Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.)
2011