Christina is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) MH22747, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Accelerated Resolution Therapist (ART), and Brainspotting practitioner. She received her bachelor’s degree in Counseling from Trinity College of Florida and her master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
Christina is a skilled clinician dedicated to helping individuals and couples from all walks of life navigate through difficult challenges and life adjustments. As a spouse of a fire Captain, Christina is passionate about the mental health of those who sacrifice daily for others. This passion fuels her focus for caring for the mental health of first responders, whose dedication to the health and safety of those in their communities can often lead to challenges of their own. Not only can she understand their struggle on a personal level, she also has extensive and relevant training to help. Christina also has experience with people in toxic relationships that need help navigating to healthier lifestyles. Additionally, Christina has 20 years of leadership experience in the corporate HealthCare IT world, which allows her to understand the demands of life, work, and balance. She uses her life experience and continuing education courses, training, and certifications to help all clients coming into her office.
Christina specializes in helping individuals with anxiety, self-confidence and self-esteem, career counseling, post-traumatic stress and PTSD, pre-marital, toxic relationships, and couples seeking to make healthy changes. She utilizes a variety of counseling techniques to personalize treatment for the specific needs of each of her clients. These evidence-based techniques include Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Client/Person Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Brainspotting.
Christina has a thirst for knowledge, a passion to share, and a goal of providing helpful tools to each of her clients.
Christina is married to Roger, who is both a Fire Captain/Paramedic for a local Fire Department and a licensed Realtor. They have a Boxer, Geiger. Geiger is a therapy dog and used onsite. They also have a couple cats that stay home. Their favorite activities include boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, and playing with their fur babies. They are members of theChapel.cc and active in their community.
“My life experience and education allow me to emphasize with my clients and provide the right tools for them. I understand that life can become difficult, and you need help during those challenging times. My hope is to walk alongside of you or your loved one and successfully navigate through life transitions!” ~Christina
"A thirst for knowledge and passion to share it." ~Christina
M.A. Professional Counseling | Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 2018
B.S. Counseling | Trinity College, Trinity FL 2009
Certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
Certified in Prepare & Enrich Facilitator
Certified in Getting Things Done (GTD©)
Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist (ECDCS)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Externship & EFT CORES Skills
FL Firefighter Safety & Health Collaborative (Clinician Awareness Program)
Traumatic Grief, Loss, & Crisis 2.0
50 Mindfulness Techniques for teens and adolescents
American Association of Christian Counseling
American Psychological Association
Tampa Bay EFT