Téa Del Rio
Téa Del Rio, MS, NCC, is a therapist who utilizes a strengths-based and client-centered approach to counseling while utilizing a variety of interventions and theories such as person-centered, cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), solution-focused, family systems, and narrative therapy. Téa is open to working with clients ages 9 and up for individual, couples and family counseling.
Téa emphasizes the importance of a strong therapeutic alliance between her and her clients in order for her clients to feel supported, comforted, and truly seen for who they are. She encourages collaboration throughout the therapeutic process and believes that the client is the expert in their own life. Téa’s primary role is to be a support for her clients and to help them find peace and acceptance. She believes that with peace comes fulfillment in one’s life.
Education and Experience
Téa graduated Cum Laude from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. During her time at Penn State, she was inducted into the International Honor Society in Psychology and was recognized as a distinguished member. She also was a part of THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, as emotional support towards families impacted by childhood cancer, as well as peers dancing in the 46-hour dance marathon.
Téa has a Master of Science degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from Duquesne University, a CACREP-accredited university. She is a member of Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society, as well as the American Counseling Association. Téa has experience working with a variety of conditions including anxiety disorders, depression, adjustment disorders and life transitions, stress management, trauma, relational and marital issues, communication skills, and self-esteem.
Hobbies and Interests
In her free time, Téa enjoys playing and listening to music, as she sings, plays guitar, and loves discovering new artists. She also enjoys cooking, baking, reading, and spending time with her partner and 2 cats, Moon Pie and Colby Jack.
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