I graduated with an MA in Jungian (Depth) Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute (California), but have gained most of my professional experience in Colorado, where I am a licensed professional counselor. I provide client-centered counseling services to help support individuals through major life transitions, assist in healing trauma, improving self-esteem, exploring relationship issues, and transforming unhealthy thought patterns. I also work with clients who are experiencing severe or chronic health issues. I have experience providing counseling to children, adolescents, adults, families, couples, and older adults coping with chronic depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, homelessness, domestic violence, suicidal thoughts, childhood abuse, unemployment, addiction, relationship issues, or stress related to parenting in a variety of settings including in-home, private practice, outpatient, hospitals, and prisons.
My approach is to work with my clients at their own pace, build a solid foundation, and uncover the root problems contributing to symptoms. From my perspective, symptoms and disorders arise as a result of surviving difficult situations and attempting to cope with trauma and stress. The goal of therapy is to discover and develop healthier ways of coping with trauma. I also take a holistic approach to therapy, which include somatic therapy, existential and humanistic psychotherapy, psycho-dynamic techniques, dream interpretation, mindfulness, dialectic behavioral therapy, and rational emotive behavioral therapy.
My role as a counselor is to provide you the space to learn about yourself and begin to understand your own thoughts, feelings, and reactions, as well as help you navigate and overcome life’s challenges.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CO LPC 0014673
AZ LPC LPC-19079
Christine's really great. She’s very understanding, thoughtful, and provided very specific tools to handle situations. She makes people feel comfortable and in ease. I highly recommend her.
Written on Jul 22, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Christine's a helpful counselor: she's good at listening, good at spotting themes in what's being said, has a great resource of help-materials that she can share, and is very sympathetic. Her insights do, occasionally, make me feel extremely seen, but I think that's what a counselor is for: helping find the things that are overlooked or hidden, and suggesting how they could be changed.
Written on Jun 24, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 7 months on issues concerning depression, and self esteem
Christine is very professional and easy to confide in! She prepares well for your sessions and has a lot of knowledge under her belt. This is a therapist who does her best to get to know you. Her empathy is instantly apparent, and she's very understanding. Overall a great and recommendable therapist!
Written on Jun 03, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and career difficulties
Christine took the time to research about my culture and is open to understanding and learning more from me about it. I can see she is doing her best to understand my situation so she can help me. She is also very encouraging and has shared many articles with me so I may understand my issues and surroundings better. I feel like I’m in good hands.
Written on Apr 22, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Christine is very helpful and understands my core issues even though I never thought of it myself. She is an excellent listener and empathizes with every issue of mine while pointing out where my thought process needs a change. She provides me with a lot of resources that help me understand and ponder about coming to terms with my own issues. Thank you so much Christine. I felt a lot better within a few weeks of therapy with you
Written on Apr 01, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
Christine is an attentive compassionate listener. She makes you realize that no problem is big enough for you to overcome, which gives hope and an extra boost to try harder.
Written on Jan 29, 2019 after therapy with Christine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching