Kathy Christie is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Providence, Rhode Island with expertise in anxiety, depression, adolescent and college mental health, and trauma.
Kathy specializes in working with adolescents and young adults navigating social, academic, and emotional challenges, helping parents to navigate this process as well. She also works with people who are looking to make lifestyle changes that foster optimal physical and mental well-being who are struggling to find where to begin.
Kathy offers an integrative approach to healing and improving quality of life linking physical, emotional, and mental health. She helps clients explore causes of dissatisfaction and helps build mindfulness skills, stress resilience and tolerance, healthy lifestyle practices, and healthy relationships. In addition to her advanced degree in Counseling, she has a background in physical fitness and health promotion which provides a solid foundation in designing comprehensive treatment plans.
Kathy has worked in a variety of settings including schools, agencies, residential programs, and wilderness programs. Her approach is grounded in CBT and DBT while drawing from other approaches to meet the needs of each client's needs. Her style is collaborative, supportive, and solution-focused.