MEDICAL SERVICES

Specialties

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Practices

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

Psychology
  • Connecticut College , 2001 , New London , CT

Graduate Degree

Masters in Social Work
  • Boston College , 2006 , Chestnut Hill , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Christy has 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of clinical settings including: The Fall River Deaconess Home, which is a residential/educational treatment program for adolescent females, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, which is a Level I Trauma/Burn Center. In her previous work, Christy has engaged children and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy using a variety of techniques including CBT, trauma-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, art therapy, and mindfulness. She has extensive experience working with children and families impacted by emotional, physical, and medical trauma and bereavement. Aside from assisting children and families with navigating and coping with acute crises, Christy also provides clinical and therapeutic counseling for children and adolescents, who are coping with behavioral health concerns, such as: anxiety, depression, PTSD, complicated grief, ADHD, bipolar disorder and other emotional difficulties arising from social stressors. She is excited to be joining the Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics team and looks forward to working with children and families within the practice.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)