Eric Patterson, LPC

Eric Patterson LPC

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Supervisor
  • Certified Trauma-Focused CBT Therapist

Professional Background

Eric Patterson, LPC has been a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania for more than 15 years treating children, adolescents, and adults a variety of mental health conditions. Since 2010, Eric has been training and supervising other therapists to provide high-quality treatment for their clients. During this time, Eric worked with the National Health Service Corp to treat individuals in underserved communities, and he completed field trials for the American Psychiatric Association for use in the DSM-5. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor and has been a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors.

As a writer, Eric has contributed to numerous high-quality websites who focus on mental health, substance abuse, and the impact of medical health conditions on a person’s well-being.

In addition to writing for, Eric Patterson’s expertise has been featured in,, and The Recovery Village.


B.A., Psychology, Allegheny College
M.S., Counseling Psychology, Chatham College

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Areas of Focus

Eric Patterson, LPC, is a seasoned counselor with over 15 years of experience in western Pennsylvania, specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy for individuals and families dealing with various mental health conditions. As a certified clinical mental health supervisor and trauma-focused CBT therapist, Eric is dedicated to providing high-quality treatment and training to therapists in underserved communities.

Eric Patterson utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children, Adults, and Families
  • Depressive and Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

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