I am licensed in California with 20 years of professional work experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, women's issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss.
My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines Person centered, Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral therapy , humanistic, psychodynamic, Art and Narrative and rational-emotive therapy. I will tailor my treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support and empower you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
CA LCSW 23481
Really appreciate Christina.
Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
Wonderful and very easy to work with!
Written on Dec 29, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Christina is a wonderful therapist. She is very attentive, honest, and encouraging. She has given me great information and practical steps to take for my issues. I would highly recommend her.
Written on Dec 28, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 3 weeks on issues concerning parenting issues, and coping with life changes
Great self awareness and have been so helpful ! She’s amazing and it truly has been therapeutic.
Written on Dec 27, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and adhd