Crista Nezhni, MA, LPC, LCAS is an experienced counselor who received her degrees from Marshall University. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology and master's degrees in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. She has specialized areas including addictions, trauma, adjustment issues, and grief. She loves to help guide individuals on their journey to achieving their goals and becoming the version of themselves that they strive to be. She attempts to create a safe and accepting space for each individual who seeks sessions with her. She tends to utilize cognitive behavioral therapy (focusing on mindfulness techniques, challenging cognitive distortions and automatic thinking, and exploring the interplay of behaviors/ thoughts/ emotions. Depending on what you want to work on, other theories and techniques may be utilized.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NC LCMHC 14637
WV LPC 2121
It’s very important to me to be treated with respect and Crista does so. She’s a very good listener, I never feel like she’s talking down to me and I find myself opening up to her easier than I have opened up to anyone. I really appreciate her skills and she’s helped me quite a bit.
Written on May 06, 2023 after therapy with Crista for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I just really enjoy asking to her.
Written on Apr 08, 2021 after therapy with Crista for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and family conflicts
Crista is empathetic and personable she meets you where you are and makes you feel comfortable and heard. Thank you Crista
Written on Mar 15, 2021 after therapy with Crista for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
Crista is one amazing therapist and always responds as quick as possible, always helpful and just one pure amazing therapist all around, thank you for being around for me when I need you most and even when times are the worst or the best, thank you .
Written on Oct 06, 2020 after therapy with Crista for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I just started with Crista Nezhni a few weeks ago but I am loving our weekly appointments. She is awesome at providing support and helping me to work on my anxiety, depression and OCD. Even after our very first meeting, I felt as if I was supported and felt hopeful for the goals we set to work on. She is professional, caring and so far is helping me a bunch!
Written on Jun 08, 2020 after therapy with Crista for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Crista is incredibly professional yet personable. She is very empathetic and great at helping find tools to cope with anxiety and grief. I feel as if I was perfectly matched with someone who has the knowledge and compassion to help me with certain issues. I always look forward to talking with her weekly.
Written on May 19, 2020 after therapy with Crista for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue