Kristin Sandusky, RMHC Intern is a registered mental health counseling intern specializing in individual and family counseling for experienced trauma, anxiety, life stressors, and severe and persistent mental illness. Kristin sees clients in the office and online.
Prior to joining Bradenton Counseling Center in May 2022, Kristin worked four years in a community mental health agency providing psychotherapy and case management services to vulnerable, underserved populations in our community. Kristin has been working in the field of mental health since 2015. She has a BA in human development with a minor in religious studies. She received her MS degree from National Louis University in 2020.
Kristin has experience helping individuals, teens and children with grief, life stage adjustments, social anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, and issues with divorce or changing family dynamics.
Kristin’s treatment style is holistic and client-centered, drawing upon multiple evidenced-based theories, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, existential theories and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) to best serve the client’s identified needs and goals. Kristin is accomplished at listening and partnering with clients in their journey to mental health, personal meaning and life balance.
Kristin’s personal life experiences lend insight into the counseling relationship and client experiences. Kristin is married with a stepson and has been closely involved with her blended family and in raising her niece and nephews for over 20 years. Kristin also enjoys learning about other cultures. She lived and work in the UK for four years.
Kristin is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Florida Counseling Association (FCA).