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Christina Algeciras Psychotherapy, MS

Christina Algeciras works with multicultural, high-performing, and creative girls and women who feel like they are out of alignment with their true nature and feeling anxious or stuck. She offers an authentic understanding and practical tools ranging from mind-body practices to neuropsychological hacks. Christina collaborates with you to bring inspiration and hope back to life.

Specialties
  • General Mental Health
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Personal Growth and Self-Esteem
  • Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Finances
  • $ $ $ $ $
    $140-200
  • Sliding Scale
    A sliding scale is a range of out of pocket fees that providers accept based on financial need.
  • Out-of-pocket
Locations
Licensed in
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  • Florida
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Profile
“I have created a practice that is geared toward working with high-performing girls and women who struggle with knowing where they fit and looking to heal and grow in their lives. With extensive studies in the areas of yoga, mindfulness-based practices, health coaching, and psychology, I focus on providing an integrative and holistic approach to mental wellbeing and healing that is bespoke to each individual client.”
What was your path to becoming a therapist?
After 15 years in the corporate business world, I wanted to discover work that was more meaningful and aligned with my own sense of purpose. I did a 180 and started a wellness business focused on working with children and adults from a holistic perspective, incorporating yoga, creativity, mindfulness, and other healing modalities. In the process, I found myself in my own therapy and discovered I wanted to expand upon my skills. I became a therapist so I could help people on a deeper level. I have created a practice that is geared toward working with high-performing girls and women who struggle with knowing where they fit and looking to heal and grow in their lives. With extensive studies in the areas of yoga, mindfulness-based practices, health coaching, and psychology, I focus on providing an integrative and holistic approach to mental wellbeing and healing that is bespoke to each individual client.
What should someone know about working with you?
As a clinician with a feminist orientation, I believe that you are the expert on your life and your experience. I am here to be alongside you on your journey to personal growth and healing. I believe in a transparent and egalitarian relationship; fundamentally, it is the quality of the therapeutic relationship that sets the foundation for healing and growth. Our process is collaborative and I will offer homework if it’s helpful. If not, I have other tools and skills that we can utilize to help you in the areas where you need support. The more you put into therapy, the more you get out, but my goal is to help you get as much benefit out of the experience as possible, which is why I tailor treatment to your individual needs and not a specific protocol.
What do you do to continue learning and building competencies as a provider?
I consider myself a lifelong learner; I explore areas of neuroscience, mind-body practices, expressive arts therapy, and trauma-informed modalities as well as others. My recent studies include courses in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based mind fitness training (MMFT), and trauma-informed mindfulness practice. I regularly attend conferences and symposiums presented by the Trauma Research Foundation, one of the leaders in the field of trauma treatment and neuroscience. I plan to integrate EMDR, brainspotting, and other trauma treatment modalities into my practice in the future.
How do your core values shape your approach to therapy?
As a first-generation American of European and Hispanic descent, I know what it means to explore one’s identity and create space to honor all parts of myself and my cultural heritage. It can be challenging to know where you fit when influenced by various cultures and norms. My own experiences help me relate and help others who don’t fit into any one box. I believe that people are multidimensional and multifaceted; we can not be defined by a single event or aspect of our identity. I take this belief into my work with my clients, exploring who my clients are and helping them integrate, heal, and grow from a holistic perspective.
What are you most excited about within the evolving mental health landscape?
I follow emerging trends and research in the areas of trauma, epigenetics, and neuroscience. I'm fascinated by the interplay between mind and body and how we can use the information we are learning to treat both physical and mental ailments.
“I have created a practice that is geared toward working with high-performing girls and women who struggle with knowing where they fit and looking to heal and grow in their lives.”
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