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Kristen

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Kristen is an experienced Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker from North Alabama with in depth experience working with a wide range of age groups and therapeutic intervention services. Kristen has her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama and has over 10 years of experience administering therapeutic interventions with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly in both office and field settings. Kristen’s time in social work has allowed her to develop a strong foundation and provided her the opportunity to help clients address issues ranging from depression, anxiety, trauma, prenatal and postnatal issues, grief and loss, low self-esteem, family conflicts, academic difficulties, peer conflict, behavioral issues, parenting stressors, and work stress.

Kristen approaches therapy using evidence-based treatment including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Strength Based Approach. She is driven and dedicated to helping people overcome their issues and to help them find resources and support during challenging times. Kristen as a person, not just as a therapist, has always wanted to help others and she works tirelessly to achieve that goal.

Kristen enjoys traveling, reading, home improvement projects, and spending time with family.                           

Population/ Issues

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Caregiver Issues
  • Child, Adolescent, and Adult Issues
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Emotional Regulation
  • End of Life Transition
  • Family Relationships
  • Grief and Loss
  • Individuals, Families, and Group Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Personal Growth
  • Pre/Post Natal Women’s Health
  • Self Esteem
  •  Stress Management
  • Trauma             

Clinical Orientation & Treatment Modalities

  •  Attachment Theory
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  •  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength Based Approach
  • Solution Focused Therapy              

Languages                  

  • English                 

Professional Memberships/Certifications

  • National Association of Social Worker