“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”
― Thich Nhat Han
Christy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who identifies as a gender fluid woman whose
pronouns are she/they. She has over four years of clinical experience as a mental health
professional working with both individuals and groups from a wide range of ages and mental
health experiences. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Michigan State
University and primarily supported individuals with intellectual and developmental differences until earning her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
She is certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and uses an eclectic approach while drawing on techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic theory, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Christy’s background includes addressing concerns related to identity exploration, self-esteem, stress, anxiety, panic, loneliness, depression, mood changes, interpersonal relationships, spirituality, existential questioning, or uneasiness about the future. She has worked closely with college- aged students, adults, the LGBTQ+ community, and people from all walks of life who have experienced oppression, adverse childhoods, or traumatic events.
Christy recognizes individuals as being a whole human and is here to help by listening, asking exploratory questions, and offering reflection and support. She can help you to improve your self-awareness and self-compassion, make peace with the past, and cultivate affirming thoughts. Christy can help you re-create your life’s narrative and gain balance and harmony to help you move forward.
You are worthy of love, belonging, joy, accomplishment, and connection! Come as you are and she will meet you there to help you reconnect with your authentic self.