Erin Cantalini, MA, LPC
- M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University
- Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
- Post graduate certificates in Expressive Arts Therapy and Addictions Counseling
- Also specializes in: Non-Neurotypical | Attachment Related Issues | ADHD | Mood Disorders | LGBTQ+ | Family Support
Erin received her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in Body-Centered Therapies as well post-graduate certificates in Expressive Arts Therapy and Addictions Counseling from Appalachian State University in 2012.
Over the course of her career, Erin has served pre-teens and adolescents in a variety of roles in therapeutic settings. Her work has ranged from working as a field staff and primary therapist in wilderness therapy and residential programs to Co-Clinical Director at a therapeutic boarding school for middle schoolers. She has an extensive history of working with students struggling with challenges such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, attachment-related issues, AD/HD, Mood Disorders. She also specializes in working with LGBTQ+ populations. Erin is extremely passionate about working with families to help increase family resiliency, establish effective parenting techniques, and rebuild relationships with their children for a healthy re-introduction to the home.
Erin uses a blend of therapies that are individualized to the needs of the client and the family. She typically employs modalities such as Expressive Arts Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Ecotherapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, camping, kayaking, and creating pottery and other arts. She has a precocious daughter who reminds her that the best thing we can do as parents is to perpetually seek ways of becoming better people.