Christina Suarez, LMHC
Christina Suarez, MA, LMHC, is compassionate and helps clients who are feeling they have reached rock bottom. Christina uses the latest research based evidenced modalities such as; EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing to help clients heal from the trauma that are deeply rooted in the brain. The EMDR modality is also effective in healing your brain from PTSD, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, emotional abuse, and traumatic memories that are repressed within you.
Whether you are an adult struggling with relationship issues or trying to find yourself back to a productive life after bereavement, Christina is here to help. Bring your anxiety and depression, your fears and sadness. Here, you will find someone who cares.
Christina has a passion for helping those who want to find meaning in their lives. If you have ever asked yourself, “Are my unresolved feelings from the past keeping me from happiness today? Is letting go while I grieve overwhelming me? Am I unable to love myself and feel in control of my own life?” Then Christina can help you find your voice and tell your story. Contact Christina today.
Christina is dedicated to supporting all individuals of any race, religion, sexual orientation, culture etc. as she is trained to view each person from a multi-cultural lens. Whether you are questioning your gender identity, considering coming out as gay, lesbian, or bi-sexual, involved in a multi-racial relationship, or on a faith journey, Christina will encourage you to explore your thoughts and feelings without judgement.
Christina participated in the making of a video demonstration of affirmation and support for the victims and families who lost their lives and were impacted by the Pulse shootings.
The counseling and therapy services Christina uses include a variety of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, Mindfulness, Meditation, and Person Centered approaches, Christina tailors treatment to each clients’ unique needs. Because the therapeutic alliance between the counselor and the client is a major contributor to client success she facilitates a trusting environment where clients feel safe and supported as they work toward achieving their goals.
Christina Suarez, MA, LMHC (License MH15750) received her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Additionally, she received her Masters of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Rollins College. Christina is a Certified EMDR Therapist. She is bilingual and is able to conduct counseling sessions in English and Spanish. Christina currently works with a team of experienced and talented counselors at the Glenwood Center for Well-Being.
Christina was inspired to become a mental health counselor when life threw her challenges that were too difficult to handle with the coping skills she had at the time. It was clear that in order to find peace she needed to find meaning in her own struggles. Her own therapeutic journey brought love and harmony back into her life. From feeling more connected in personal relationships to feeling authentic in difficult situations; the tools she learned changed the way she saw and interacted with the world around her. Today, as a mental health counselor, she finds great meaning and the most fulfillment from the opportunities she gets to support others as she once was.