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Christina Tuman, LMFT
I am passionate about providing a safe and nurturing space in order to help people learn how to help themselves.

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Christina Tuman, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I am passionate about providing a safe and nurturing space in order to help people learn how to help themselves.

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience working with people of all ages, backgrounds, and presenting symptoms in order to provide them with the tools they need to thrive! I know how challenging it can be when life throws us a curveball and we don’t know how to handle it, so I hope to be someone that can provide an empathic and supportive space to help you through it and to the other side.

I have worked with children, adolescents, teenagers, and adults to support them through challenges. Although I don’t specialize in one specific treatment style, I do tend to lean towards a solution-focused approach. I am passionate about using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help someone make the connection between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and I also appreciate the value of the psychodynamic approach.

Life can often knock us down, but we don’t have to stay there. I’m here to help you lift yourself up!

Education

BA - Psychology, California State University Stanislaus

MS - Clinical Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California

License Number and State

CA 101321

Pronouns

she/her

Why did you become a mental health professional?

To provide a safe space where people can be who they are and discuss what they need without fear of judgment.

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy reading, writing, attending movie screenings, traveling, and playing with my daughter.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

I pray.

What book have you read more than once?

To Kill A Mockingbird. I learn something new each time and I love the way Atticus Finch is portrayed, in a time where it wasn't the popular way to be.

How do you recharge?

Taking naps, enjoying quiet time by myself, watching shows and movies I enjoy.