MA, LCMHC, CCMC, C-DBT, EMDR Trained Therapist
Christy has a passion to create a safe space for clients to usher in healing and restoration. She enjoys collaboratively working with others to set and reach their goals. During therapy, Christy provides effective tools to help clients address life’s challenges with the ultimate aim of restoring hope. As hope abounds, Christy guides clients toward wholehearted living as they move from surviving to thriving.
Christy’s educational and professional experiences give her the capacity to do that. She earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of North Carolina. She provides individual, family, preteen and adolescent (ages 10+) therapy.
Christy has also gained several useful accreditations that aid in her counseling. She is a Prepare-Enrich facilitator and maintains several certifications in EMDR, C-DBT(Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Certified), TRM (Trauma Resiliency), CCMC (Military Certified), Gottman couples approach and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She also utilizes mindfulness and Internal Family Systems (IFS).
Finally, Christy’s areas of special interest include: trauma, grief/loss, teen issues, depression, anxiety, self harm, suicidal ideation, anger management, boundaries, and relationship issues. She has experience working with youth-in-crisis, individuals with self-harming behaviors, adults suffering trauma and loss, and couples in distress.
When she is not counseling she enjoys outdoor activities such as being near the water, hiking, or long distance biking.