Christina Gates MA LPCC-S
Clinical Operations Manager / Therapist
Christina received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan.
She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and received her training working with a variety of populations in the Northwest Ohio area. Prior to her recent move to Columbus, she worked at The Giving Tree in Port Clinton, Ohio as well as Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services and Memorial Center for Mental Health & Well-Being in Fremont, Ohio. Christina has experience working with individuals, families, couples and groups. She has also been trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy for each of these populations.
Christina has a passion for working in the area of women’s issues, including sexual abuse trauma, self-harming behaviors, self-esteem and eating disorders. Understanding that too many women struggle with these issues, she seeks to continually educate herself in order to reach them in their pain. Christina has traveled to India to work with women forced into sex trafficking, and has also spent time working in ministry with young women and girls. Her hope is to be used by God in her client’s journey towards restoration and wholeness.
Christina seeks to assist adults and adolescents in healing and wellness in the following areas:
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Eating Disorders
- Self Esteem
- Self-harming Behaviors
- Sexual, Physical & Emotional Trauma
- Parenting Issues
- Relationship Issues
- Grief and Loss
- Adolescent Disorders