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.

THE BASICS

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 currently a Shift Coach, and am awaiting approval from CAP for my Provisional Psychologist status!

What are your academic credentials?

Masters of Counselling Psychology.

Do you have any pets?

No.

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:

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

THE RANDOM

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!