Marriage and Family Therapists are licensed by the State of California. They must undergo extensive education, training, clinical fieldwork and pass two rigorous exams to demonstrate professional competency.
Treatment from a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist is cost-effective and practical.
Marriage and Family Therapists are covered by the psychotherapist-patient privilege. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT's) are Psychotherapists, with the specific focus on how an individual relates to his/her world. In other words, LMFT's consider the whole person and how he/she exists within that system.
Christina Neumeyer, a married mother of two, is a psychotherapist in private practice (Carlsbad, California). Recieving her Master's Degree from from the University of San Diego in 1995, she has many years working in Social Services.
A competent mental health professional licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with interpersonal conflicts, she believes that "therapy should be affordable, time-efficient, and practical."
Christina trained with Dr. Edna Foa in January 2009 and participated as Research Study Therapist utilizing Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy on a joint Department of Defense/UCSD study grant for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. These concurrent studies are set to be two of the largest studies done with PTSD to date. She is a Trauma Specialist, with expertise in Combat and Military Sexual Trauma, as well as rape and childhood abuse.
Additionally, Christina is Certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Domestic Violence Duluth Certification, Crisis Response, Chemical Dependency, and Sexual Assault Training.
She is a Community Lecturer, Breastfeeding Educator, and a Clinical Member of the American Counseling Association, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT).
Bio: Est. Private Practice, Carlsbad, CA 2006
Fall 2012, Sept. – Dec.
Part-Time Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego, Department of School, Family and Mental Health Professions
School of Leadership and Education Sciences, Grad Dept., University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110 Introduction to Family Counseling
Jan 2009 – August 2012
Research Study Therapist, Veteran’s Medical research Foundation
UCSD/VA Research Study Grant for PTSD Vets using Prolonged Exposure Therapy & Cognitive Processing Therapy
Title: Telemedicine for Improved Delivery of Psychosocial Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Granting Agency: Department of Defense Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder/Traumatic Brain Injury (PTSD/TBI) Research Program of the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Project #: W81XWH-08-2-0076
Status: Funded; June 1, 2008 to May 31, 2013 (5 Year Project)
Role on Project: Study Therapist
Christina's Publications Include:
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