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Christina Hoehn-Shackelford earned a Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy/Community Counseling from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Legal Studies from Heidelberg University (formerly Heidelberg College). She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio.
While attending The University of Akron for graduate school, Christina worked for Child Guidance and Family Solutions in Summit County as a case manager in the intensive in-home department. She worked with families throughout the county to connect them to services, provide support, and helped children and teenagers build coping and social skills. Christina completed her graduate school internship at Child Guidance and Family Solutions as an outpatient therapist and continued to work at the agency after graduating with a dual degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Community Counseling.
Christina also held a position with Catholic Charities in Cuyahoga County in which she completed mental health assessments and in-home therapy with family and individuals.
Christina utilizes a systemic approach to therapy, focusing not only on the individual, but on their relationships and family involvement as well. She has completed Level 1 and Level 2 training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Christina works with teenagers and adults in the areas of depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, marital issues, and premarital support and counseling. She also works with individuals who may not have mental health concerns but are just looking to improve their overall life satisfaction and work toward their life goals. Christina joined Alma Via Counseling Services in 2013 and took ownership in 2016.