She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Christie Lebrun is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Downtown Boston. She works with individuals 10 years and older. Many of Christie’s clients come in to address life transitions, identity development, anxiety/depression, self expression, and emotion identification. Christie is particularly passionate about serving young adults. She also has advanced training in the area of Adjustment Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), and Trauma related Disorders.
Christie is trained in Expressive Arts Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, Trauma-informed approaches, and Holistic Approaches such as mindfulness and therapeutic journaling, in which she utilizes the therapeutic relationship and the arts to explore patterns in thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs to clarify goals, values, and sense of self. In session, Christie focuses on grounding techniques, breathing exercises, and creative arts, such as journaling, play, music, and visual arts, to explore concerns. This approach supports clients to learn how to take care of themselves, understand themselves - and then how to express themselves so they can be understood by others.
Christie's style is non-judgmental, adaptive, and grounded. When clients first start therapy, Christie will work to build a comfortable and non-judgmental environment where they feel safe to explore past experiences and set achievable goals.
Christie received their M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling specializing in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She has worked at Bay State Community Services, serving youth and families supported by the Department of Mental Health. Outside of private practice, She enjoys arts based activities, such as painting, dancing, creative writing, etc. and nature based activities, such as hiking, stargazing, and tree-hugging. Christie offers both in-person and remote therapy sessions.
Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions
Self-care - Learning what effective self-care looks like and incorporating these strategies into daily life; developing an awareness of wellbeing to identify when one needs to practice self-care
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Clients pay after each session, unless discussed.
Years of Experience: 5 years
Bay State Community Services, Clinician, 2019 - 2021
Lesley University, Master's in Clinical Mental health Counseling with Specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy, 2019