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About

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Hi, I'm Christine

I'm a professional therapist in Littleton focused on creating a safe and caring environment for individuals and couples to heal.

This is your time. Time to heal and regain your sense of purpose. This can be your space to let go of old messages, pain, beliefs and blocks. You can remove the barriers to having the life you want. If you have the impulse to change the course of your life, you can begin now by embarking on your own healing with a holistic approach to counseling and psychotherapy.

I have spent over 25 years studying the healing arts. From biological sciences to massage therapy, to nutrition, to psychology and body mind psychotherapies, my life’s journey has been a study of healing. It has also been a journey for my own healing. I have longed to be whole, free, spontaneous and happy. This way of being became more possible when I began studying the body, mind, emotion and spirit nature of our humanness. Healing is possible when all of our self is included in the process.

In body centered therapy what can't be expressed verbally can be expressed through your physical self. What the mind does not or cannot say can be expressed with therapist led breathing and movement. This way of working deepens and often accelerates the healing process.

Counseling Services

I provide therapy for individuals, groups and couples.  I also have an ongoing women's group.

My specialty is Bioenergetic Psychotherapy. Bioenergetics is a form of psychodynamic psychotherapy that integrates work with body and mind to help people resolve their emotional problems and live a more vital, vibrant life.

I create a safe and caring environment for my clients. Therapy sessions combine traditional talk therapy with therapist led breathing and movement exercises designed to help the client understand how their problems manifest in their body and how releasing these patterns can begin to help resolve their emotional problems.

Education

  • Masters of Science, Marriage and Family Therapy, Summa cum Laude, St. Thomas University, Miami, FL, 1993
  • Bioenergetic Psychotherapy, 4 year post-graduate training, Gainesville, FL, Certified Bioenergetic Therapist, CBT
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Massage, Educating Hands School of Massage, Miami, FL, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Albion College, Albion MI, 1981

Other

  • Clinical Fellow, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - State of Colorado
  • Licensed Massage Therapist - State of Colorado
  • Professional Member American Massage Therapy Association
  • Clinical Member Colorado Marriage and Family Therapy Association
  • Member International Institute of Bioenergetic Analysis

Relevant Experience

Private Practice, Littleton, CO, 2015 to present.

Private Practice, Miami, FL, 1993-1998. Bioenergetic Psychotherapy for Individuals.

Staff Therapist, Children’s Psychiatric Center, Miami, FL., 1993-1997. Provided individual & family therapy for clients at this city wide, comprehensive treatment center that included residential and outpatient treatment programs.

Staff Therapist, Family Counseling Service, Miami, FL., 1993-1994. Provided child therapy in-office & in Miami public schools.
Marriage & Family Therapy Intern, Family Counseling Services, Disaster Relief Center, Homestead, FL, 1992-1993.

Provided individual, family and child therapy for victims of Hurricane Andrew at a satellite facility in the hardest hit area of Miami-Dade County. Group and play therapy provided for clients as well.

Marriage & Family Therapy Intern, Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Program, Miami, FL, 1992. Conducted court ordered therapy groups for offenders, provided individual therapy for victims & their families.

Therapeutic Massage, Private Practice, 1989 – 1998, Miami, FL. Therapeutic massage practice specializing in Pain Relief and Sports Massage.

Personal

Married for 25 years, with twin daughters, who just graduated from High School in June. I love to traveling with my family.

We enjoy cycling, skiing, SCUBA diving, yoga, photography and gardening together. I have been a competitive athlete for 35 years in swimming, track, cycling, triathlon and field hockey.