How do you keep love alive – at ANY age? Remember how you used to long for each other? Remember how you used to gaze lovingly Into each other’s eyes? Love was magical then. What makes those special desires fade? I believe you can rekindle your love and keep your love alive! I have done extensive research on love and I am trained to show you how!
I am Dr. Virginia Crist, Ph.D., LMFT, DST, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Designated Sex Therapist in private practice in Boca Raton, Florida. I see people who are motivated to have a higher quality of life, a higher self esteem and greater self love, so as to better deal with life’s challenges.
Couples are hungry to have healthier love relationships. I passionately commit myself to creating a life transforming experience for every client I see.
I am known for my research on romantic love and encourage the enhancement of both emotional and physical intimacy in interpersonal relationships. We still do not have a required course entitled “How to have a healthy love relationship.”
Other speciality areas include:
*Relationship Counseling (straight , gay and all on the fluid continuum)
* Life after divorce
*Coping with COVID-19 stressors
Losses/fears (job loss/financial losses; fear of unknown and loss of control)
* Stress Management
* Overcoming anxiety, anger, guilt and depression
*Vulnerability, trust, intimacy and passion
After two Masters Degrees, I was identified as one of the “Top 15 Counselors in the USA“. I completed a five-year doctoral program in marriage and family therapy at Florida State University and then attended Harvard Medical School through their School of Psychiatry for for post doctoral training in psychotherapy and couples therapy. I received diplomate credentialing by the American Psychotherapy Association.
I have been invited as a guest speaker for appearances on TV and live news as the Expert Doctor and radio talk shows over 88 times, and as a live speaker hundreds of times all over South Florida. For example, the only featured guest speaker at the highly acclaimed Boca Raton Resort and Club for three years.
Humbly awarded “The Caring Heart Award” in 2019.
In both 2017 and 2018, awarded the “Honor Your Doctor” award.
“Best Counselor of Boca Raton for 2014.”