Mindfulness is the practice of “paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally.” (Jon Kabat-Zinn) The regular practice of mindfulness techniques can be used to cope with and reduce anxiety and depression. It can also be helpful when dealing with relationship difficulties, stress, substance abuse and anger.

Christine frequently uses mindfulness techniques in counseling to increase awareness of the dynamics and origins of a particular situation or reaction, and also to provide tools for coping in new ways. She places an emphasis on helping the individual to recognize, slow down and even eventually stop automatic or habitual reactions, which in turn aids them in seeing situations more clearly and responding more effectively.