Eileen Casella Rider
She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Eileen Casella Rider is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Providence, Rhode Island specializing in anxiety, depression, trauma, and integration services. Eileen is both passionate and experienced in working with individuals who are ready to take action and make serious long lasting changes in their lives . Eileen's approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on somatic experience. Eileen is currently in training to offer Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) and those interested in integration from Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness.
Eileen's clinical experience has been vast and diverse. She has deep experience supporting people during times of psychiatric crises and spiritual emergencies. Having served in many different roles, Eileen is uniquely skilled in helping people with substance use disorders and complex trauma based on many years as a clinical director in several treatment settings including residential, inpatient, and intensive outpatient programs.
Though Eileen prefers to meet with clients in person there are specific times and situations where remote sessions may be appropriate. She believes in-person sessions offer the ability to authentically connect and be free of distractions. Eileen's counseling office is centrally located in the Federal Hill area in Providence and her office is quiet, cozy, and confidential.
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
LGBTQ topics - Exploring questions related to sexuality and gender identity; coming out or being closeted; relationships; family and cultural challenges
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
Substance use - Explore and tackle challenges with substances such as alcohol and opiates. Reduce the destructive impact substances have on you and your relationships in conjunction with the 12 step model or SMART Recovery.
Eating and issues with food - Including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, purging; not wanting to give up the eating disorder; feeling lonely but struggling to eat with friends
Eileen Casella Rider is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 33 years
Empowerment Counseling and Psychotherapy Center, Outpatient Therapist, 2016 - 2017
Penikese Island Program, Recovery Clinician, 2016 - 2017
John Ferris Recovery Center, Clinical Director, 2014 - 2015
Echo Group, Clinical Subject Matter Expert, 2011 - 2014
SERVICENET, Inc, Clinical Case Manager and Program Director, 2003 - 2011
Antioch University New England, MA in Counseling Psychology, 1990
Rhode Island: MHC00842
"Eileen holds many strengths as a therapist. She is extremely caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable. She is eager to learn new therapeutic techniques and is always evolving as a therapist. Her expertise in issues involving relationships and the LGBTQ community make her a very valuable resource. Eileen is incredibly dedicated to her clients and improving their quality of life. A true asset to our community."- Jessica Walther, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Walden Behavioral Care • June 2018