Christina Young MA, LAC, NCC, Counseling in Parsippany, New Jersey, 07054

Christina Young

MA, LAC, NCC

Christina Young

MA, LAC, NCC

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision
Primary Credential: LAC
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Horizon NJ Health
  • Humana
  • Humana Military
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • United Health Care
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

1055 Parsippany Boulevard
Suite 404
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054

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My Approach to Helping

Christina enjoys working with a wide variety of clients, creating a safe space through compassion, validation, patience, and support. Depending on the needs of the client, Christina draws from a variety of therapeutic approaches including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, person-centered therapy, mindfulness, family systems, feminist approaches, expressive therapy, play therapy, and art as therapy.

More Info About My Practice

Christina specializes in the treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. She has over 4 years experience working with eating disorders in Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) settings, helping patients increase emotional awareness, reduce symptoms, address body image issues, and improve self-esteem.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Family, Couples, and Individual Counseling for children (ages 6+), adolescents, young adults, and adults with issues including but not limited to: Academic Underachievement, Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief & Loss, Identity Development, Impulsivity, OCD, Peer Relationships, PTSD, Learning Disabilities, LGBTQA, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Relational Issues, School Issues, Self-esteem, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Sleep/Insomnia, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma, and Women's Issues

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Family, Couples, and Individual Counseling for children (ages 6+), adolescents, young adults, and adults with issues including but not limited to: Academic Underachievement, Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief & Loss, Identity Development, Impulsivity, OCD, Peer Relationships, PTSD, Learning Disabilities, LGBTQA, Life Transitions, Men’s Issues, Mood Disorders, Relational Issues, School Issues, Self-esteem, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Sleep/Insomnia, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma, and Women’s Issues

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
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • 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
  • Fertility Issues
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychosis
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • 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
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Terminal Illness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
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