Kristine graduated with a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from New York University. Additionally, she holds a Life Coach Certification, IMHATT certification (training in integrated therapy for co-occurring substance and mental health disorders) and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC) permit.
Her training and work at Weill Cornell treatment center and as an ACT counselor (Assertive Community Therapy in New York’s shelter system) have offered her a wide range of experience with a variety of populations.
Kristine practices psychodynamic, strength-based, and cognitive behavioral modalities. She is trained in individual, couples, and group counseling. Kristine is highly skilled in disorder diagnostics and creates individual treatment plans based on diagnoses using the biopsychosocial model.
She is adept at working with a variety of disorders, including autism, anxiety, schizophrenia, depression, adjustment, mood, eating, bi-polar, and the broad spectrum of personality disorders. She works equally well with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Kristine’s dedication to her clients and work have made her a counselor her clients have come to depend upon to deliver lasting results.
In addition to working at Mind and Body Wellness, Kristine is currently a course assistant at SUNY Saratoga Springs, where she teaches 3 classes in the Psychology Department. In 2017, she was invited to present her written proposal on Active Learning at the Counseling Ethical Boards conference. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, New York University Network of Alumnus, the Hudson Union Society, and the NY chapter ISPS (an international organization promoting psychotherapy and psychological treatments).