Kristen Birkland is a Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in couples, family, and individual therapy, the focus being, relationship issues. Kristen maintains a private practice in Lansdowne, VA.
With over 10 years experience as a therapist, and a graduate of Virginia Tech expertly trained in Marriage and Family Therapy, Kristen is currently serving as a private practitioner working with couples, families, individual adults and adolescents. Among her areas of expertise are couples, family, and individual therapy using an Emotionally Focused Therapy approach.
As a systems trained therapist Kristen believes in the power of relationships. Her therapeutic approach is to honor and explore key relationships in a client's life as they pertain to the problem that the client brings to therapy. Kristen does her best to foster a strong therapeutic alliance, and with compassion and understanding works to create a safe environment to explore client needs.
Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, Virginia Tech
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist ( VA Lic.# 0717001117)
Working toward Certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy
Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member, Virginia Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member, International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy