Penny Rivera, MA

Areas of Focus

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Counseling
  • Child Therapy/Play Therapy
  • Co-parenting/Family Forensic Services
  • Bi-lingual – English and Spanish
  • Safe Haven Therapy
Licensed Professional Counselor

Penelope Rivera is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona. She earned her Masters of Counseling degree from Northern Arizona University and completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Education from the University of Arizona. Penelope was an elementary education teacher prior to becoming a counselor. She is also an ordained minister. Penelope is bilingual and provides counseling services in English and Spanish.

Penny specializes in working with children and utilizes play therapy in her practice. Her practice also consists of individual counseling with adolescents, teens, and adults, as well as family and marriage counseling. Other specializations include trauma/abuse issues, depression, anxiety, spiritual issues, anger, divorce, parenting, grief, and relationship issues. She also conducts anger management classes for ages 18 and above. Additionally, under the supervision of Dr. Branton, she provides forensic services and can be appointed as a Therapeutic Interventionist, Reunification Therapist and Court Appointed Professional Counselor.

Penny is on the Behavioral Health Provider Family Court Roster and provides: •Therapeutic Interventionist (TI) services, •Therapeutic Supervised Parenting Time, •Supervised Parenting Time, •Co-Parenting services, •Reunification Therapy, •Court Appointed Counseling, and Save Haven Therapy Services

Her passion is helping others experience freedom in their lives so they can achieve personal, physical, and spiritual well-being.