As a therapist, Christen assists individuals in developing skills to live healthy lives while encouraging them to embrace their individuality. She utilizes a Person-Centered approach to counseling along with CBT interventions to challenge cognitive distortions that inhibit growth and wellness. She has experience in substance abuse recovery, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, depressive and anxiety disorders. Christen takes a gentle, nurturing approach to work with her clients while effectively challenging maladaptive behaviors. Her strengths include developing and establishing healthy rapport with her clients as well helping clients to partialize and prioritize goals to recovery.
Location: Smoky Mountain Lodge