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Christina Algeciras(She/Her/Hers)

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Master of Science, MS - Mental Health Counseling
Florida
Life purpose & meaning- Anxiety - Depression- Trauma-Women's issues-

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Professional statement

Christina Algeciras, LMHC, extends compassionate psychotherapy services to individuals across Florida, specializing in depth psychology and holistic healing. Her mission is to guide clients towards rediscovering authenticity, joy, and fulfillment, addressing inner challenges such as emptiness and anxiety with empathy and understanding.

Drawing from her extensive training in depth psychology, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), feminist perspectives, mindfulness, and somatic therapies like Body Dreaming, Christina tailors her therapeutic approach to each client's unique needs. With over thirty years of experience as a yoga practitioner and fifteen years as a yoga instructor, she seamlessly integrates mind-body practices into her counseling sessions, fostering a holistic approach to healing.

Christina holds certifications in coaching, trauma-informed therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy, solidifying her expertise in the field. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, ensuring a foundation of academic rigor and clinical excellence in her practice.

Her ultimate aim is to empower clients to reconnect with self-love and reignite their zest for life through a comprehensive approach that encompasses psychotherapy, mind-body practices, creativity, and healthy living habits.

Offering telehealth services, Christina transcends geographical barriers to support clients statewide, providing accessible mental health care wherever they may be. She firmly advocates for the integration of mind, body, and soul practices into daily life, incorporating modalities such as art therapy, exploration of the connection between mental health and nutrition, and facilitation of spiritual practices.

Christina believes that safety, personal growth, continuous learning, and nurturing high-quality relationships are essential components of a fulfilling life. She collaborates closely with her clients to navigate their journey towards achieving these goals, providing guidance and support every step of the way.


Message to clients

Stepping into the realm of therapy can feel like setting sail on uncharted waters. Finding a therapist who truly resonates with you and creates a safe space for vulnerability can be a daunting task. Yet, research emphasizes the pivotal role of the therapeutic alliance in the healing journey. As we embark on this voyage together, my foremost aim is to build a sturdy bridge of trust and connection.

In the sanctuary of our sessions, my commitment is to foster a warm and empathetic environment where you can fearlessly delve into the depths of your inner world. Therapy, at its essence, is a profound odyssey of self-discovery—a chance to unravel the intricacies of your being and forge a deeper understanding of yourself. After all, investing in therapy is investing in the most vital relationship of all—your relationship with yourself.

If you're ready to set sail towards a more authentic and purposeful existence, to confront the barriers that hinder your growth, and to embrace a life brimming with fulfillment, I warmly extend an invitation to you. Let's embark on this transformative journey together. Consider scheduling a complimentary 15-minute consultation, where we can explore whether we're the perfect match to navigate the seas of self-exploration and growth side by side.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Benestar Wellness, Owner, Therapist, Instructor

Body Dreaming, Training in Progress, 2024
Florida Psychoanalytic Center, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Certificate , 2023
Nova Southeastern University, MS Mental Health Counseling, 2019
Prana Yoga, Certified Yoga Teacher, 2008
Karma Kids Yoga, Certified Children's Yoga Teacher, 2008

Licensure

Florida: MH20281

Languages

English

Specialties

Life purpose & meaning - Exploring one’s beliefs and values around life purpose, meaning, and spirituality; addressing the barriers to living a life that feels fulfilling, including instigating change or developing new habits

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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Christina Algeciras is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$200 - $250
  • Initial session:$300 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

HSA/FSA payments accepted.

Sliding scale fees may be available. Please contact me to inquire further.


Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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