Christina Manolatos

(MA, LPC, NBCCH)
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About Me

My goal is to provide comfort and care for you as well as a safe and non-judgmental space to talk about everything and anything. Sometimes we just want someone to listen, and even that alone can be therapeutic. I am willing to listen to you and help you understand your thoughts and feelings better. You are not alone; allow me to be there for you.

As a psychotherapist I am trained in working with individuals, as well as groups to help them manage a range of psychological and emotional issues ranging from anxiety disorders to psychosis. Having completed my MSc in Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, I am capable of understanding inner conflicts as well as addressing each person’s thought process, feelings and behavior with respect, sensitivity and empathy. During these years, I have learned how to work with issues of diversity in different settings, as well as how to deal with crisis or conflict. I have worked in settings such as mental health hospital, college setting, worked with the unemployed population, as well as the incarcerated.
I hold an LPC license from Wisconsin as well as Illinois, and I am a Licensed Clinical Hypnotherapist . My counseling style is warm and empathetic, and I am highly influencedby the existential/humanistic approach, while incorporating brain-based techniques.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Depression , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

Languages

English

Greek


Licensing

LPC #7650-125 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Reviews

Written by T.I. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Christina is a great therapist. She listens well and provides ways to help you feel better. She also helps you clearly see the situation to help you work through it.

Written by C.H. on Dec 29, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

She listens and validates my feelings!

Written by J.E. on Nov 12, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, and self esteem

I really have a hard time trusting people and genuineness. I have had at least 3 sessions with Christina. I am really thankful and impressed. I thought I would be stuck in this trauma where I was attacked by someone else while at work. No matter what information I tell her or throw at her, she gives me ways to overcome and thought provoking ways to see things. Whether it is specific knowledge or insight, she is really gifted and I am thankful beyond words. I wouldn’t have thought not seeing visually a person in a room would work, but it eliminates the awkwardness of some of the fears and embarrassment you might have of telling someone face to face. It would take months and months to get where we are at. Anyone get get a degree, that doesn’t guarantee someone is good or gifted at her job. Well, Christina is beyond both gifted , genuine and knows the angles you specifically need to meet your needs! Amazing!!

Written by M.I. on Aug 26, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning eating disorders

Surprised how well we got on, especially with it just being text sessions. If anything I feel the text sessions work better for me than video or audio as I don't feel as guilty or as vulnerable opening up without actually saying the thing out loud. Brilliant counsellor and a great help

Written by K.A. on Jun 23, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Christina really opened my eyes and showed me that even though I thought I was looking at things through every angle, there was always one more. She really helped me get through things I thought I was stuck with or that I couldn’t change about myself. I appreciate her and her helping my mentality so so much.

Written by O.R. on Apr 28, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management

Super impressed with Christina. Her insights and practical suggestions have made such a difference to me already!

Written by M.A. on Apr 14, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Christina is very understanding. So far, she has helped me to see different perspectives of my situation.

Written by K.A. on Mar 23, 2021 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and relationship issues

She has helped me so much in two sessions

Written by J.E. on May 03, 2020 after therapy with Christina for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and grief

I had been looking for a counselor for years that I felt I could connect with and could offer help that I needed. I finally found that in Christina. She has been understanding but also honest, I have learned a lot from her and I am grateful for her support. I would highly recommend Christina.