Christina  Stein

Christina Stein

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Sexologist, PhD
California Accepting Online
Updated June 3, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Sex therapy & sexual health
  • Couples counseling
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Christina Stein is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who provides teletherapy to individuals and couples across California. She works with people of all genders to awaken their desire, increase self-confidence and empower them in their lives. With her enthusiasm for facilitating personal growth and awareness, Christina focuses on helping clients discover their strengths and accomplish their goals, leading to a more inspiring life.

Christina strongly believes that all people deserve to enjoy their sexual vitality and she knows that relationships can become monotonous over time and that the answer is not giving up, but simply choosing to reignite the passion. She works with couples to create greater intimacy and teaches them how to light a spark that creates anticipation and excitement in their relationships. Christina particularly enjoys working with new parents to rediscover their sexual relationship after having a baby, and also supports women to explore their evolving motherhood identity.

Christina uses an integrative approach to sexual health and wellness incorporating mindfulness, psychotherapy and sex education to help her clients navigate challenges and gain confidence in how their bodies work. She incorporates easy practical communication techniques to help couples build emotional intimacy and experience more meaningful relationships.


Message to clients

Welcome and thank you for deciding to invest some energy in the quality of your life, sexual satisfaction, and your overall happiness. I am passionate about my work and believe that you get out what you put in. If you are willing to commit to therapy and choose to discover yourself in a way that will allow you to be fully present and happy on a daily basis I give you credit.

I believe we all have the strengths and abilities to accomplish our dreams. I also believe that having a guide or a teacher facilitate your discovery process is tremendously valuable. You may know yourself very well, and still, to gain the perspective of another is an awareness that revitalizes your connection in relationships and in the world. I will support you, challenge you, and guide you to create a more authentic and purpose-driven life. I will help you heal from past hurts and develop skills to experience more passionate loving relationships.


Specialties

Sex therapy & sexual health - Addressing emotional, physical, and biological concerns related to sexual intimacy and functioning; education and skill building around topics such as erectile dysfunction, orgasms, low libido, shame, and history of abuse; improving communication to realize a fulfilling sex life

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Transition to parenthood - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise in new parenthood; managing stress and increasing support

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Christina Stein is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $225 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $195 - $225
  • Initial session: $225 (50min)

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
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Tue 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Wed 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Thu 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Fri 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2005 - Present

Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, PhD, 2016
Antioch University, MA, 2004
University of Southern California, BA, 2002


Languages

English