Christina Amico, M.A., Ph.D Candidate
Psychology Intern (Under Supervision)
Christina is a doctoral student in the School and Applied Child Psychology program at Western University. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology and previously worked as an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT). Christina’s research centers around knowledge mobilization and program evaluation in the areas of school mental health, family systems, and mindfulness-based interventions.
Christina provides virtual and in-person counselling services from the Oakville location, under the supervision of Dr. Maria Antoniou. She works with children and adolescents with mental health concerns including depression and anxiety, and those struggling with emotion regulation, executive functioning, behavioural issues and low self-esteem. Using techniques from various modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness, Christina provides evidence-based treatment to achieve specific therapeutic goals.
Christina also conducts assessments for individuals with diverse socioemotional and neurological profiles (i.e. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning/Intellectual Disabilities) under the supervision of Dr. Nadine Mourad.
She is passionate about providing a safe, compassionate, and inclusive space, practicing from an intersectional and anti-oppressive lens. Her supportive and collaborative approach empowers clients to learn skills that will enable them to create meaningful and positive life changes.