Crystal Christophersen, MA, LMHC, MAC, LADC-1

Crystal Christophersen, MA, LMHC, MAC, LADC-1

Professions: Counseling, , , Mental Health Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Mental Health
Secondary Credential: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor 1 - 10146
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 12191
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Office 1
33 Walker Rd. Building 1
North Andover, Massachusetts 01845 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Tufts Associated Health Plans, Inc.
  • American Behavioral

Fees: $80-120 per session (if not covered by your insurance)
$20 Kripalu Gentle to Restorative Yoga- Monday 7-8:30p, send me and email to register (pre-registration is required).
$350 LADC Evaluation (2 individual appointments and completed evaluation). This service is not covered by insurance.

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** Accepting new clients** Please email me for more information. I am a provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts, Network Health/Tufts, Cigna, and American Behavioral. In therapy, the client's needs are paramount, which in turn determine treatment modalities. Thoughts are powerful. Therefore, I draw extensively from Cognitive Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, as well as Integrated Mind/Body approaches, such as meditation and yoga. Additional modalities include Mindfulness Training, Relaxation Techniques, Radical Acceptance, Motivational Enhancement, Harm Reduction, and Twelve-Step Facilitation.

Areas of clinical focus:

*Substance Abuse and Dependence
*Harm Reduction
*Mind/Body Integration
*Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
*Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
*Life Transitions (e.g. Divorce, Death, Health Issues, Parenting)
*Psycho-education around mental health issues, addiction, and the impact of these on the family

I also offer intimate & experiential retreats: Upcoming retreat, "Demystifying Change - An Experiential Retreat" Inn at Sunset Hill, Sugar Hill, NH October 21-23, 2016 & January 27-29, 2017. For more information see my website.

Email or Call Crystal Christophersen, MA, LMHC, MAC, LADC-1 at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12191

More Info About My Practice


$80-$120 Psychotherapy
$20 Kripalu Gentle to Restorative Yoga- Monday 8-9pm, pre-registration required. Email:
Ask about individual yoga/meditation sessions


Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO, PPO, Indemnity
Network Health/Tufts
American Behavioral

Check with your insurance company by phone or website to determine if my services will be covered by your policy.

If your insurance company is not listed do check with the company to determine if you have out-of-network benefits, many insurances offer this type of coverage. Which allows you to see whatever provider you choose by paying a deductible and then being reimbursed a percentage of what you pay per session.

Payment and co-payment may be made in cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Notre Dame College, and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University New England. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Massachusetts and hold the credential of Master Addiction Counselor from The National Association of Addiction Professionals. I have over a decade of education and experience working with individuals struggling with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, addiction, substance abuse and trauma, as well as life transitions and stresses (such as divorce, parenting, loss and grief).

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Career Choice
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Self Psychology
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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