Christina Collins, MA, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and has been practicing since 2009. She provides services to adults presenting with a variety of concerns, including grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, adjustment, life & career direction, and relationship issues. Additionally, she has experience servicing those undergoing physical health challenges, including cancer, and journeying with them through grief and adjustment.
Christina offers a holistic approach while being empathic and attuned to her client's needs. She helps clients learn how to connect with themselves to foster a healthy self-relationship and develop awareness of their inner experience and internal compass for growth, healing, and direction. She teaches how emotional needs influence behavior. Her clients gain insight of how the past carries with them and what to do to overcome their challenges in the present. She uses a framework of Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and Self Psychology with an experiential component.
Christina earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre (performance) and English (writing) from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University. She has specialized training in expressive arts therapy, somatic experiencing, and emotional neglect.