Christine Fredericks, Ph.D.

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Dr. Fredericks is a licensed Counseling Psychologist with many years of experience working in the university setting as a professor, administrator, and psychologist. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California and has worked with varied clinical populations within a multicultural framework. She has worked in agency and university settings serving families, couples, and individuals.  She has also supervised and mentored young professionals in psychology and has led multiple psychotherapy groups (e.g., women’s groups, dissertation support groups, interpersonal groups). Dr. Fredericks is an active member of local and regional professional associations.

Clients’ concerns are approached within a multidimensional perspective. Issues can center around the loss of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, navigating the challenges of divorce or remarriage or steering one’s way through the difficulties of various life transitions such as: work and parenting, retirement, and recovery from illness, among others. Whatever the concern, Dr. Fredericks helps individuals regain control in their lives. She employs varied approaches, including solution-focused, interpersonal, cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment therapy (e.g., mindfulness psychology), psychodynamic brief therapy and emotion-focused therapy.

Dr. Fredericks has presented at regional and national conferences and is actively involved in social justice issues. When she is not working, she is usually hanging out with her dog, reading, cooking, exercising or traveling with her husband.