Abuse / Survivors of Abuse

Years in Practice

10 years +


Chester Springs PA 19425 - United States



Additional Expertise

Business Coach, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage/Couples Counselor

I Practice in

My state/province only



I Believe

Shelby 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 has served in state and national leadership roles since 2006, earning the prestigious AAMFT Divisional Contribution Award in 2017 for her service to the marriage and family therapy profession.

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.  

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