Christian Weeks is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Rhode Island specializing in mindfulness, trauma, anxiety, depression, play therapy, and couples counseling. He is a highly skilled clinician with over a decade of experience supporting individuals, couples, and families. He has a particular expertise in recovery from grief and loss, working at the pace each client sets to process complex emotions and promote healing. Having worked at a school-based program and a counseling center with a focus on children’s therapy, he also has extensive experience working with children as young as 5 years old.
At the heart of Christian’s practice is a strong emphasis on mindfulness and being grounded in the present moment. His approach is flexible, drawing from elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). In his work with children, he utilizes play therapy to help them express challenges in their natural language.
Christian strives to create a supportive and interactive environment for clients to openly share their thoughts, concerns, and hopes. He brings a warm and curious approach to his practice, eager to help his clients face challenging circumstances with mindfulness and resilience.
Mindfulness - Bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Play therapy - Using play to help children explore their thoughts and emotions
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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Private Practice, 2011 - Present
Looking Upwards, 2011 - 2013
Gateway Healthcare, 2010 - 2011
Whitney Academy, 2008 - 2009
South Bay Mental Health, 2007 - 2008
Lincoln Child Center, 2005 - 2007
JFK University, MA, 2004
San Jose State University, BA, 1992
Christian called promptly when scheduled, listened to my needs, and was clear about what I could (and could not) expect from him as regards addressing those needs."
Christian was very understanding and quick to make me an appointment."
Christian was caring, kind, and presented very relevant tools."
Christian is a great listener, very funny, and shares great strategies."
Christian was very informative and courteous."