Dr. Virginia Crist, LMFT, Ph.D.
Dr. Virginia Crist
LMFT, Ph.D.
Dr. Virginia Crist, LMFT, Ph.D.

Dr. Virginia Crist

LMFT, Ph.D.

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General Information
Online & In-Person Sessions
Female
White/Caucasian

Bio

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)
*Marriage Counseling
* 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
* Infidelity
*Divorce
*Sexual concerns
*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.

Awards include:
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.”

Areas of Expertise
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Attachment & Codependency
  • Marriage and Relationships
  • Intimacy Related Issues
Additional Specialties
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Attachment & Codependency
  • Chronic Illness & Medical Issues
  • Family Conflicts
  • Grief
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Marriage and Relationships
  • Intimacy Related Issues
  • Spiritual Struggles
Treatment Approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Faith-Based
  • Object Relations Based

E-counseling.com verifies the therapist information at the time the therapist is initially listed in the directory. If you find any of the information to be inaccurate in any way, please tell us by emailing: staff@e-counseling.com. We recommend that you contact the provider listed below directly to verify any information that may be of interest to you. This information is subject to change at any time and we take no responsibility for its accuracy.

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)
*Marriage Counseling
* 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
* Infidelity
*Divorce
*Sexual concerns
*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.

Awards include:
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.”

Qualifications
License Number: MT1168
Type: LMFT
State: Florida
License Number: 59P-7.004, Office of Prof. Regulation
Type: Designated Sex Therapist
State: Florida
Experience:
23 years

Languages:
English
  • 1515 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton
  • drvirginiacrist49@gmail.com
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