“I believe in each individual’s power to heal and live life to their fullest potential as we are each our own best expert. My goal as a counselor is to provide support throughout the healing process, facilitate personal empowerment, and assist in growing self-awareness, self-compassion, and positive self-identity.”
Christy Clavio is a holistic health-care practitioner focusing on mind-body therapies to educate and empower people in their personal wellness. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), and a trained mediator. She provides individual, couples and group therapy to adults, adolescents, children and families with current life challenges, mental health needs, addiction, loss and trauma. Christy is highly skilled in practicing with sensitivity, compassion, and creativity.
Christy uses strength-based approaches to help align thoughts, feelings, and actions for the highest good and empowerment of oneself. She helps individuals learn to have more control and improve the quality of their lives and relationships. She has extensive clinical training in mind-body counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma informed care, addiction recovery, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), mindfulness, expressive arts, music therapy, play therapy, relaxation/meditation techniques, yoga, and Qi gong.
Christy holds a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW). She is certified as a Natural Therapeutic Specialist (NTS) and is licensed in therapeutic massage and bodywork (LMBT). She teaches continuing education for licensed professionals, including Healing Trauma in the Body, Mindfulness Through Music, and Sound Therapy.
Christy has a diverse clinical background that has included: providing integrative therapies to adults with specific needs concerning depression, anxiety, trauma, sleep difficulties, addiction recovery, grief and loss, chronic pain, and life / career transitions; leading trauma-focused cognitive behavioral treatment with adolescents, children and families referred by the Departments of Social Services and Juvenile Justice; school-based therapy with children; and working in a recovery education center with adults diagnosed with severe mental health challenges, psychosis, bi-polar and substance use disorders.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Self esteem
- Coping with life changes
I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
LCSW #C009536 (Expires: 2021-06-30)
I have received a lot of help from Christy. She is attentive, caring, understanding, and most importantly she is helpful! I have enjoyed my sessions with her and feel that I am making progress each week. I'm very thankful to have started this process and Christy has been instrumental in my progress.