Types of Clients
Christopher treats children, adolescents, adults and families.
Christopher specializes in Family Systems therapy to treat a variety of emotional and behavioral issues; including anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, family relational issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, PTSD, and personality issues.
Training and Experience
Christopher is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and received a Master of Science degree from the Marriage and Family Therapy program of Edgewood College in Madison, WI. He had formerly received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has worked in community mental health, private practice, and in-home settings. Within these settings, he has specialized in working with families who have experienced sibling sexual abuse and other trauma, individuals and families coping with Autism, individuals with personality issues, and youth coping with severe emotional disturbances including Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Anxiety, and Depression.
Christopher addresses clinical issues using a systems-based approach, meaning that he not only looks at the presenting issues, but also looks at the client’s relationships with those around her or him and their relationships within the larger contexts of work, school, community, and society. He uses several modalities, including Family Systems Therapy, Collaborative Language Systems, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and some Narrative Therapy techniques.