She is a licensed mental health counselor and has her masters degree in education and counseling . She graduated from Western Oregon University. Christine creates a sense of safety and trust from the start and believes these components are key to a successful therapeutic relationship.
She is warm, compassionate and open-minded and believes that building on each unique individual’s strengths will help increase confidence, improve self-esteem and lead to a more satisfying and fulfilling life.
Christine uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy and Schema Therapy. In addition she has been trained in Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy at the Wellness Institute in Issaquah, Washington. She uses this approach combined with her other methods to eliminate unhealthy patterns and to increase self esteem.
She specializes in relationship issues, trauma and PTSD, sexual abuse, anxiety and depression and Asperger’s syndrome. She also works with anger management , grief, divorce and family conflict. She has experienced great success with her clients, often in just a few sessions.
Christine accepts the following insurances
blue cross and Blue shield
Out of Network
Christine sees clients during after work hours making it convenient for those who need late afternoon or evening sessions. Insurance companies cover a portion of the cost determined by your plan. Christine offers a sliding fee scale for those who are not using insurance.