Ms. Gina Cardillo, ATR-BC, LPC

(she/her)
Preferred Name: Gina

Online Therapy

About Me

My name is Gina Cardillo, and I am a licensed professional counselor, board certified art therapist and EMDR therapist based in Philadelphia, PA. I have worked and volunteered in mental healthcare for over ten years in a variety of settings, including residential, inpatient, partial programming and outpatient treatment, serving a diverse range of clients from ages 5 through 80+. In my current practice, I work primarily with adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems and trauma-related disorders, and offer a warm, eclectic, person-centered approach to my clients.

Education & Experience

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2010 - 2012 Master of Arts, Art Therapy; Alpha Eta Society Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI ♦ 2000 - 2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Textile Design Private Practice, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2019-present Outpatient Art Therapist, EMDR Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor Belmont Northeast Wellness Center, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2016-2020 Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor: Complete intake assessments; provide individual, family and group art psychotherapy for adult clients referred to partial program and outpatient therapy Life Counseling Services, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2015 - 2017 Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor: Complete intake assessments and provide individual and family psychotherapy sessions for children and adults referred to outpatient counseling center; conduct art therapy group for teenage girls Kirkbride Center, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2015 - 2016 Primary Therapist: Complete intake assessments; provide individual, family, group psychotherapy and psycho-educational sessions for women with dual diagnoses and trauma history on inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit Wedge Recovery Center, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2013 - 2015 Mental Health Therapist: Complete intake assessments and provide individual and family psychotherapy sessions for children and adults referred to outpatient counseling center; conduct art therapy group for adults The Center for Families and Relationships, Philadelphia, PA ♦ 2011 - 2013 Art Therapist: Complete intake assessments and provide individual and group art therapy sessions for adults and children referred to outpatient counseling center Hampton Academy, Mt. Holly, NJ ♦ 2011 Student Therapist: Provide individual art therapy sessions and facilitate open studio art sessions for adolescents with emotional and behavioral disturbances who have been removed from the public school system Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, Ancora, NJ ♦ 2010 - 2011 Student Therapist: Observe and conduct individual and group art therapy sessions for forensic adult males diagnosed with a variety of Axis I and Axis II psychiatric disorders

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Insurance

  • BlueCross BlueShield

Highmark Blue Shield