Kristine Blake, LACMH
United Healthcare (Optum)
Kristine (pronounced Kristin) received her Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science, a Certificate in Child Advocacy, as well as her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor and Licensed Associate Counselor of Mental Health in Delaware. She has 3 years of experience working in the outpatient and inpatient setting providing individual, family, couples, and group therapy services.
Kristine's primary clinical focus is working with adolescents, and adults who experience anxiety (such as generalized anxiety, separation anxiety, and panic disorder), grief, substance use disorders, anger, and clinical depression. She also has experience treating a variety of clinical issues including ADHD, mood disorders, as well as trauma, and relational issues. Kristine is well-versed in evidenced-based treatment practices and incorporates the latest treatment modalities into her practice. She has received specialized training and incorporates a variety of therapeutic modalities into treatment including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and EMDR. With the use of coping strategies and her experience in the performing arts, Kristine works with her clients to establish meaningful goals that enable them to live a meaningful and fulfilling life.