Christine Golden, AMFT | OC Psychology Center for Assessment & Psychotherapy | Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Counseling in Newport Beach & Irvine

Christine Golden, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Christine embodies a compassionate, understanding, and non-judgmental attitude in her work with children and adolescents. She understands the hardships and challenges that many children and adolescents deal with on a daily basis. She is dedicated to assisting youth in navigating through difficult times. Christine’s approach to treatment consists of working through difficult emotions and addressing maladaptive thought patterns to achieve more desirable thoughts and behaviors. She values each client as a unique individual and treats them accordingly.

Christine received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from National University. She has dedicated much of her clinical work to helping children and adolescents cope with trauma, depression, anxiety, problematic anger and oppositional behavior. She has also obtained specialized training and certification in Seeking Safety, which is an evidence based therapy for treating trauma and substance abuse.

Specialties

  • Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychotherapy

  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders

  • Disruptive, Impulse Control & Conduct Disorders

  • Parent Training & Support

  • Family Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

    • Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude

  • Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology

    • National University, Costa Mesa CA

    • Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy

    • Graduated with High Distinction

Professional Affiliations

  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

  • Orange County California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (OCCAMFT)

Certifications

  • Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

    • (AMFT 104966) California Board of Behavioral Sciences

    • Supervised by Dr. Aaron Montgomery, Licensed Psychologist (PSY28475)


Interested in scheduling an appointment with Christine Golden?

Appointments can be scheduled online or over the phone with a receptionist.