I BelieveShelby Riley, LMFT and her associates offer a strength-based, solution-focused approach to change. "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer." - Albert Camus
About Shelby Riley
Shelby Riley graduated with a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Pennsylvania. Ms. Riley has been practicing for over fifteen years and specializes in working with couples, adolescents, and using sand tray and play therapy with young children.
She is the owner and director of Shelby Riley, LMFT and Associates (SR&A), a private group practice in Chester Springs, PA. In addition to seeing clients, Ms. Riley presents trainings and workshops for the public and for other mental health professionals, and also provides clinical supervision and professional practice building coaching to other therapists.
Ms. Riley is a clinical fellow in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and is on the Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (PAMFT) Board of Directors. She served as the PAMFT Regional Director for Chester County from 2006 until 2009 and as the President-Elect from 2009 through 2011 and as President from 2012-2013. She now serves as the Past-President of PAMFT.
Ms. Riley has been interviewed for KidsHealth Magazine, Parents Express Magazine, and MainLine Today as a specialist in family and relationship issues and by Psychotherapy Financial for expert practice-building techniques. She has a monthly expert column on ChesterCountyMoms.com and contributes to other family oriented websites. She is the author of two books: Five Secrets to Better Communication, and Assignments for Couples, a workbook to increase intimacy and relationship satisfaction.
Ms. Riley and her skilled team of associates offer daytime and evening appointments and are committed to providing clients with the highest quality of care and individualized services. They serve individuals, couples, teens, children and families.