Kristen Sandine LPC, RPT
Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Play Therapist
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Certificate in Counseling Children and Adolescents
Kristen (she/her) has always had a passion for teaching, caring for, and helping children and adolescents. She has enjoyed many roles throughout her career including early childhood teacher, nanny, and grief and trauma therapist. From these roles, she has come to understand how unique each family and individual situation is and approaches therapy from a culturally considerate and strength-based perspective.
As a preschool teacher and nanny for many years, Kristen recognized her passion for aiding children in developing healthy social and emotional wellness. She has aided many neurotypical and neurodivergent children in recognizing their unique strengths and how to use them to continue to grow and learn.
Kristen aids children and families to form healthy bonds, create helpful habits and coping skills, and reach their mental health goals. Kristen particularly enjoys working with clients experiencing family changes, illness or death in the family, anxiety, and behavioral, mood, or self-esteem issues.
The closest children in Kristen’s life include her niblings Sam, Lucas, Lily, and Jacob and the children in her chosen family, Olivia and Jack. She believes in making our community an accepting and loving place for them and all children!
In her down-time, Kristen enjoys traveling, reading, listening to podcasts, going to see live music, and spending time with her family and friends. Kristen works hard to spoil her cats, Sam and Dean, who like to make appearances on camera during Telehealth sessions!
With over 15 years of experience of working with children in various roles and over 5 years in private practice specifically, Kristen looks forward to meeting your family and helping you and your child feel confident in acheiving wellness!