Annette Petro Cryder PHD, PCC-S

Annnete Petro Cryder PHD, PCC-S

Annette works collaboratively with individual clients.

Her goal is to help each person create a life worth living.


Counseling Approach:

With over twenty years of positive experience providing counseling, Annette focuses on helping each person reach his or her goals and live the best life possible.


Specialty areas:

  • Stress management therapy
  • Life balance counseling
  • Grief and loss counseling
  • Positive living skills
  • Relaxation and meditation training
  • Life transitions counseling

Career and Personal Information:

After earning a master’s in Community Counseling at Kent State University, Annette completed a doctorate.  Her undergraduate degree is in Business Management.  She worked as a counselor for abuse issues in a Portage County agency, then at three colleges — Kent State University, Walsh University, and Mount Union College.  Dr. Cryder joined PFC in 2010.  Over the years, she has volunteered for the Akron Canton Regional Foodbank, Habitat for Humanity, StarkFresh, The Canton Palace Theatre, and Aultman Hospice.

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