Dr. Kristen Riedle, PhD, (pronounced ree-dl; rhymes with the word "needle")

Dr. Kristen Riedle, PhD, (pronounced ree-dl; rhymes with the word "needle")

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Psychologist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - 33305
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Optum/United Health Care
Fees: $160 per session


Newport Beach, California 92660

My Approach to Helping

Dr. Riedle's approach to case conceptualization is individualized based on each patient's goals, and she selects material across therapeutic modalities to best address these goals. Dr. Riedle strongly believes that collaboration and clear communication are essential for effective therapy.

More Info About My Practice

Dr. Riedle holds an active psychology license in the state of California. She currently provides psychotherapy and assessment to a diverse population of child, adolescent, and adult patients. Dr. Riedle has been practicing independently as a virtual provider of psychological services since 2022.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Dr. Riedle is committed to providing empirically supported psychological intervention and assessment. She is trained in such evidence-based modalities as Behavioral Activation, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Exposure Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

My Role as a Therapist

Dr. Riedle completed her bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Wisconsin, where she was recognized for her research in social and personality psychology. Dr. Riedle subsequently joined a cognitive research team at Temple University to examine first-onset bipolar disorder in adolescents, and collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center to study resiliency and posttraumatic growth. Dr. Riedle earned her doctorate (PhD) in clinical psychology at the University of Iowa, where she specialized in perinatal mood disorders and body image during pregnancy.

Dr. Riedle completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine, providing short-term behavioral health services within an integrated primary care clinic. Dr. Riedle learned how to effectively conduct Telehealth sessions during the second half of her clinical internship due to COVID-19.

Dr. Riedle has extensive clinical training across diverse settings, including court-mandated therapy within the Department of Corrections, hospital-based group therapy, pre-transplant patient assessments, telephone coaching for postpartum depression through the Department of Veterans Affairs, and psychological assessment for learning disorders and ADHD.

Services I Provide

  • ADHD Testing
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Self-Harm
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Motivational Interviewing

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