Kristen began her studies by receiving her Bachelors in Arts in Psychology at the University of Miami and going on to receive her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling with a dual specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from Barry University. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Kristen has worked in several different levels of care ranging from outpatient services, in-home therapy, residential and partial-hospitalization. She has extensive experience in working with a wide range of issues such as eating disorders, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, OCD, impulsive behavior, trauma, substance abuse/use, self-harming behaviors and self-esteem issues. She has worked with a wide variety of young adults/adults, adolescents, families and couples. Her therapeutic style is collaborative, authentic, and empathic with a belief that a warm and trusting therapeutic relationship is the foundation of successful therapy.