I am licensed in Illinois with 2 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
IL LCSW 149025545
TN LCSW 8756
Written on Oct 16, 2023 after therapy with Kristena for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, and coaching
Compassion for me as a human.
Written on Jun 20, 2023 after therapy with Kristena for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes