Christy Garcia, M.A.
REGISTERED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST INTERN
Supervised by Cathryn I. Harris, Ph.D #PSY13199
Desert Reign Assembly of God - Downey
La Habra Hills Presbyterian Church - La Habra
CHRISTY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
If you would like to make a first time appointment with Christy, please contact the call center at 800-998-6329 and specify that you would like to schedule an intake with Christy Garcia.
Christy Garcia's extension is 337.
Hourly Rate $110 - $60
Sliding Scale Available - Based on Household Gross Income
Insurance Reimbursement Assistance Available
AREAS OF SPECIAL FOCUS
Christy seeks to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment where clients can explore their issues and experience growth, healing and restoration in their lives. She takes a holistic approach to therapy considering her client’s mental, emotional, physical and spiritual aspects within the context of their past and present relationships.
Christy works with adolescents, college students, adults, couples, and families struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief and loss, relationships, past trauma, and identity formation. In addition, Christy brings a diverse, multicultural perspective to therapy through her past experience working for a non-profit, international, educational organization and has traveled to various countries around the world.
M.A. Degree – Clinical Psychology, emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy - Azusa Pacific University
B.S. Degree – Music - Point Loma Nazarene University
Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern – IMF #77214
Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists – CAMFT
Certified in Gottman Couple’s Therapy - Level 1
Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator - Pre-Marital & Marriage Enrichment assessment and counseling
A SEASONED COUNSELOR
As a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee at Azusa Pacific University’s Community Counseling Center, Christy assessed, diagnosed, and treated individuals, college students, and couples with a full range of diagnostic issues. In addition, Christy gained invaluable experience as a registered MFT intern working for a psychological association in Orange county. As an intern Christy worked with individuals and couples as well as co-facilitated a DBT group (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy).
COMMITTED TO MINISTRY
Christy has always been passionate about serving others. As a high school and college student she served as a Jr. High youth leader. After graduating college, she served as Regional Director of North Africa Programs for a non-profit, international, educational organization for 6 years before pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Psychology.
A PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER
Through her role as Regional Director, Christy led training seminars on techniques for managing conflict resolution, self-care, stress regulation, anger, grief, and depression.
If you would like to schedule Christy as a guest speaker, please contact the call center for Speakers Group arrangements at 800-998-6329 and specify that you would like Christy to speak at your event.
COMMITTED TO FAMILY
Christy has been married for almost 5 years to her wonderful husband and best friend.
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