Christina Gherman

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Christina Gherman

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Supervised by Ashleigh Sorenson LMFT #88863
Primary Credential: AMFT - 111973
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $100-$140 per session. Sliding scale available.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


1235 N. Harbor Blvd.
STE 290
Fullerton, California 92832

My Approach to Helping

The truth is that therapy is process that isn’t always fun or easy (trust me if I had a magic wand I would use it). Sometimes things feel worse before they feel better and healing looks different for everyone but please do not be discouraged. The good news is, that there is hope, and you don’t have to go through whatever it is you may be going through alone. Burdens are lighter when they are shared and if right now the pain just feels too heavy, I can help you carry it. Together we can work through whatever it is you may be facing until there is room for everything else.

I am passionate about working with individuals, couples, and families from all different backgrounds. Clients have described me as caring, authentic, down to earth, and at times funny (they say laughter is the best medicine right?!). My experience includes, but is not limited to, helping clients work through trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem struggles, family conflict, relationship conflict, addiction, life transitions, work-related stress, anger management, and grief and loss.

My approach is client-centered, where you become part of the therapeutic process and provide the input that allows you to both set and work towards achieving your goals. I believe that you are the expert on you and that your story is unique and deserves to be heard. My goal is to create a space in which that story can be told in a safe and trusting environment without fear of judgment, while at the same time fostering desired change and helping you understand yourself at a deeper level.

My role is to offer you unconditional support while you explore and process your thoughts, feelings and experiences. It is to help you uncover patterns, provide you with thought-provoking feedback, and at times gently challenge you. Trained in EMDR if interested. Through this process you will uncover your strengths and learn new skills. You will gain awareness, understanding, respect, empathy, and acceptance toward yourself and others.

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Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Adolescents, Adults, Couples & Families.
    Sexual Trauma Survivors Group
    Thursday’s from 5p-6:20p.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • School issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Object Relations
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
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