My Approach to Helping
Kristen is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), practicing in the DC metro area since 2017. Through her practice, Kristen offers a compassion-focused, client-centered, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused approach. Kristen is passionate about working with clients to help them cultivate hope in the midst of difficult seasons of life and to feel empowered in their journey of healing. During sessions, she works to build trust in order to create a safe space for each individual’s unique story and goals and to cultivate understanding with her clients as a foundation for a strong counseling relationship.
Acknowledging that each person’s journey is unique, Kristen offers many integrative wellness practices to her clients, including mind-body practices, spiritual meditation, fitness, and nutrition. Kristen is a graduate of Messiah College with a Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In addition, Kristen is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance's 200-hr Teacher Training Program, is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Council on Strength and Fitness, and holds a Certificate in Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh. Kristen emphasizes the principles of holistic wellness, as she empowers her clients to move toward mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical healing.
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More Info About My Practice
At The Heights Counseling and Wellness, we understand that the process of wellness can often be a daunting journey. It can feel like you are alone, climbing uphill, without the necessary support to keep moving forward. Whether it's seeking individual counseling during challenging times; desiring to begin a journey of wellness; or looking to support your staff, The Heights Counseling and Wellness will customize services to your unique needs. At The Heights, we offer a variety of services all under one roof, including counseling and psychotherapy, wellness coaching, yoga, fitness & nutrition training, and wellness workshops.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Our founder, Kristen Lundquist Mahosky is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC), a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) practicing under clinical supervision in the DC metro area since 2017. Kristen is also certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (CEMDR), and trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS). She is trained in the couples method - PrepareEnrich, and she is currently training in The Gottman Institute's Couples Therapy Method and The Buehler Institute's Sex Therapy Certificate.
Kristen is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance's 200-hr Teacher Training Program, is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Council on Strength and Fitness, and holds a Certificate in Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh.