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  • Christina Patterson, M.S.

    Master's Level Graduate Pre-Licensed Intern

    Licensure Track: LMHC

    Clinically Supervised By: Colleen Wenner, LMHC (License #MH16185)


    Christina holds a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology from Troy University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Troy University. Christina is an experienced EMDR clinician with an advanced certificate in “The Utilization of EMDR Therapy with Complex Trauma.”

    Christina brings a wealth of experience from diverse professional environments, encompassing non-profit organizations, mental health education, suicide prevention initiatives, inpatient and outpatient facilities, hospital settings, residential care as a Mental Health Therapist, work within the Juvenile Justice System, Private Practice expertise, Substance Abuse Therapy, and dedicated service to Veterans and Active Duty personnel affiliated with Eglin, Hurlburt, and the 7th Group.

    Christina is married with four children. She enjoys spending time with her family, attending Church, being outdoors, watching college football, Pilates, fishing, picking up stray animals of all kinds, softball, DIY projects, cooking homemade meals, horseback riding, 4-wheeling and is always learning and finding better ways to further her knowledge and education.

    I aim to be transparent and authentic in the role I play in your journey to ensure you feel safe, well-connected, and supported. Therapy is a unique concept, but it works, and I believe in it wholeheartedly. As your therapist, my goal is to create an environment where you feel accepted, heard, and understood! Building a strong therapeutic relationship through empathy, compassion, and mutual trust is key to helping individuals feel safe working through sensitive issues. I aim to work with you to explore areas you want to address and then develop a plan together, moving towards healing and personal growth.

    Favorite Quote: “People who wonder if the glass is half empty or half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.”

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    Individuals | Couples | Family | Adolescents | Military


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