Eric Riesterer




Eric Riesterer is a licensed professional counselor and is pursuing his licensed professional clinical counseling license. He sees clients both in-person and via online therapy using, a HIPAA-compliant and confidential telehealth platform.

Eric completed his Master’s in Counseling and Human Developmental Therapy at Walsh University. His experience in counseling psychotherapy began in 2019 through Non-Profit work in the Canton and North Canton communities through Commquest Services, Walsh University’s Fr. Herttna Counseling Center serving Walsh college students, and school-based psychotherapy services through Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health. Through non-profit and private practice work, he has worked alongside schools such as Cuyahoga Falls MS, Glen-Oak/Plain Township Elementary/MS/HS, Fairview MS and Maple Heights Obama Elementary. In Private Practice, he has 2 years of experience focused on helping clients with anxiety, depression, trauma treatment, family counseling, and child/adolescent and parenting issues both in Cuyahoga Falls and an individual counseling specialist in Columbus via Telehealth for men working with other therapists for marital counseling concerns..

Eric's job is to provide you and your family with a safe environment to process stressors, traumatic experiences and your personal relationships with educational strategies, resources and skills to place you in a position to excel through your own use of skills on a daily basis and to help restore balance within your life.

He believes that counseling is an empowering experience that allows your family to take charge of their own mental health with my guidance from life experiences and education alongside in a journey to wellness.

Eric enjoys working with children & adolescents, parents and believes that his unique experiences help relay complicated clinical theory to address your family's needs in therapy. His experience outside of counseling includes several years of collegiate athletics and a post-collegiate athletic career with a proven track record in reducing performance anxiety and stressors associated with the high pressures of elite athletics and competition. He have worked with several school districts as a track & field/cross-country coach and has found that psychological approaches to athletics help ground his athletes in the moment and move towards peak performance and enjoyment in sport. He also understands the stressors of our military members with 6 years of experience in the US Army Reserves working in petroleum/oil transportation and engineering. Eric understands families adjusting to and managing many of the stressors associated with military service and understands the problems that family members face as a peer and mentor able to help move your family forward towards healthy adjustment and growth.

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