About Christine

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“Dance when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of fighting. Dance when you’re perfectly free. Live where you fear to live.”


I received a PhD and Masters in Social Work from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and have been working in the mental and behavioral health field for over 7 years. I started my journey in the field as the Director of Programs and Social Services for a non-profit organization that served individuals and families affected by obsessive compulsive disorder and most recently with a program that focuses on opioid addiction. I am trained in eye movement and desensitization reprocessing, cognitive behavior therapy and exposure therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy for individuals with intellectual disabilities. I believe that everyone has the tools to achieve their best health sometimes need help learning to use them.

Specialty areas include:

  • Adults and older adults
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Trichotillomania (hair-pulling)
  • Dermatillomania (skin-picking)
  • Anxiety
  • Panic disorder
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Substance abuse disorder
  • Caregiver stress
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