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About Christina

Christina Smith is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families of all ages and backgrounds. She has served in varying clinical roles within medical, substance abuse, foster care, private, and pastoral settings. She has experience with diagnosing and treating a variety of mental health disorders including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and personality disorders. She has also worked extensively with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. Christina is additionally skilled in assisting people through grief and loss, life stages and changes, struggles with self-worth or identity, and spiritual issues and concerns.

Christina brings acceptance, understanding, and passion to the therapeutic relationship by helping clients set and achieve personal goals, explore life patterns, and identify and create new and existing sources of joy, strength, meaning, hope, and vitality. Christina uses a combination of cognitive behavioral, emotionally focused, and narrative therapies. She believes clients are their own authority and possess the ability to exceed expectations. She is an advocate of personal responsibility and choice.

Christina obtained her Master’s degree in Human Development Counseling through the University of Illinois in Springfield. Her focus was in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors.