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Kristina specializes in working with clients who struggle with Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression and Life Transitions. She provides a supportive and structured therapeutic environment which allows you to be vulnerable and learn the tools/ skills you need in order to achieve your goals.
Kristina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New Jersey, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Providence College in Rhode Island. Thereafter she continued her education at the Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work. Upon graduating from the program, she obtained her Masters in Clinical Social Work with a concentration in violence against women and children. Kristina also completed a 2 year psychodynamic training at The Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia a division of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy
Throughout her career and training, she has supported a variety of clients who have struggled with numerous obstacles. While operating as a therapist in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs both in general mental health as well as within the eating disorders field, she has helped her clients to learn the coping skills and tools they needed to overcome anxiety, depression, eating disorders, life transitions & much more. These professional experiences have allowed her to grow clinically and expand her knowledge base, learning cutting edge therapeutic intervention which best serve her client’s needs.
Kristina strives to provide a welcoming, supportive and safe environment where you can feel understood and accepted. Kristina works from a non judgmental perspective which allows you to be vulnerable in exploring challenges you face.
Kristina believes every person has a unique story to tell and would like to support them along their journey. She provides structured, goal-oriented sessions which allow you to build the foundation you need to achieve success. She works with clients in a collaborative setting, tailoring and modifying my approach to meet the particular needs of each individual. It is her hope that you leave therapy feeling empowered and have made the necessary changes in order to live your best life.
Specialties & Clinical Interests
- Binge Eating
- Body Image
- Eating Disorders
- Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
- Mental Health Professionals
- Stress/Stress Management
- Women's Issues
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)