Maggie Ritnour, LMHC, LCAT, ATR-BC, RYT
licensed mental health counselor, licensed creative arts therapist & yoga instructor
Maggie grew up in the snowy region of upstate New York playing with imaginary friends and chasing the dream of becoming her older sister, the dancer. She is a firm believer in the magic of love and connection.
She has experienced the therapeutic power of art and feels moved to educate others about art as an aid to further self-awareness, practice effective communication, promote confidence and nurture transformation.
She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She obtained her masters of psychology from Antioch University Seattle in 2009. She has experience using art as therapy in work with children, adolescents and adults in hospital settings since 2000. Maggie is a humanistic therapist who approaches her clients using a multi-cultural framework and trauma-informed lens. She is a Health At Every Size advocate.
Maggie is also a certified Irish dance teacher and registered yoga instructor; she loves to teach and dance as much as possible. She incorporates her knowledge of body movement with her therapeutic understanding of people. Maggie is passionate about using art and mindful body awareness in her work and life.