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Rita Thornton-Mercer, MA, LPCC, CTRTC, CCTP, CGCS, LPCC
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Rita Thornton-Mercer, MA, LPCC, CTRTC, CCTP, CGCS, LPCC, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Cincinnati, OH


I am a licensed professional counselor. My style of counseling is to provide the tools and support to promote strength for today and hope for tomorrow. You can expect my counseling style to be warm and empathetic, as well as goal-oriented and productive. I specialize in counseling adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, and trauma related concerns. I consider it a honor to walk alongside you on your journey to healing!
I have specialized training in EMDR, a therapy that promotes healing for trauma, anxiety, depression as well many other concerns. I'm a certified Choice Theory/Reality Therapist and I've helped couples rebuild their relationship, supported women struggling with trauma, taught young adults the tools to manage anxiety & depression, helped many others work through grief concerns & life transitions.
I offer a free 15-minute phone consultation prior to our first session. Give us a call and let LifeSprings Counseling get you onto the path of healing and refreshing.
Rita Thornton-Mercer, is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Cincinnati


Rita Thornton-Mercer, MA, LPCC, CTRTC, CCTP, CGCS received a bachelor’s degree from the Miami University and completed her MA from the Xavier University .

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: Ohio
  • License Number: E.2102068, received 2017
  • Choice Theory Reality Therapy, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Grief Counseling Sp


  • Intimacy
  • Life events
  • Marriage
  • Mental conditions

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Reality Therapy
  • Brief Therapy
  • Ptsd and Trauma Therapy
  • EMDR Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples

Working With Marriages for:

  • 3 Year(s) 7 Month(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $100 - $150

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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Office Location

2117 Beechmont Ave,
Cincinnati OhioUnited States 45230