Christina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 8 years of experience in the mental health field. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. She has experience as a therapist working in residential treatment centers, within the home environment, in the community, and outpatient private practice.
Christina works with children as young as 4 years old, adolescents, adults, couples, and families through a lens of empathy, compassion, and trauma-informed care. Christina utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Art Therapy and more.
Christina has supported individuals struggling with Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorders, Mood Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Paraphilic (Sexual) Disorders, Parenting Issues, Couples Issues, and Family Issues.
Christina enjoys going on adventures with her husband and two daughters. She loves dancing, practicing yoga, and hiking.
Christina is a passionate psychotherapist and a determined advocate. She creatively individualizes her treatment approach to align with the unique strengths, needs, talents, and interests of each of her clients.
Christina believes, “The body keeps score of our life experiences and the integration of our mind and body, within a safe and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship, leads to hope and healing”.