Like all Shift Psychologists, Christina is trained in the Shift Protocol, which is the highly effective blending of two well-researched approaches: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Bi-Lateral Stimulation (BLS). Christina works mostly with adults.


What is your name/nicknames?

My name is Christina but my close family members sometimes call me Tina.

What do you do at Shift?

I am a Provisional Psychologist!

What are your academic credentials?

Masters of Counselling Psychology.

Do you have any pets?


What motivates or inspires you?

My children motive and inspire me.

Specialty Populations/Issues:

In addition to depression and anxiety, my areas of specialization include:

  • Parental Burnout
  • Health Psychology
  • Pain
  • Acculturation
  • Stress Management
  • Chronic Disease


What is your favourite food?

South Indian Food and I can NEVER say no to dessert.

What is a skill you are working on currently?

Culinary , mindfulness and strength training.

What do you do in your spare time?

Cook, reality tv, read and exercise.

What is your dream car?

TBH I would love to live in a car free society.

What is your go-to for a good laugh?

Definitely memes!