MEET ms. Christina Carrier

Christina is especially interested in:

Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Helping parents support their autistic child(ren)

Assisting with Family and Parenting difficulties

Conducting comprehensive Psychoeducational Assessments

Christina is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Clinical Developmental Psychology Program at York University. She enjoys working with school-aged children, adolescents and parents. 

Ms. Carrier has over six years of relevant experience conducting Behavioural Therapy with autistic children and adolescents. She also has a keen interest in helping parents who are seeking to learn how best to support their autistic child(ren). A behavioural specialist,
Christina most often uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in her work. She also applies elements of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), and Mindfulness-based strategies when indicated by the client’s needs. Christina believes that therapy should be tailored to meet the needs and goals of the client, and seeks to help clients build on their unique strengths.

Prior to commencing her Ph.D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology, Ms. Carrier completed a Master’s of Science in Community Health, specializing in Addictions and Mental Health, at the University of Toronto. Christina received certification as a Registered
Behavior Technician (RBT) in 2019, and has also completed clinical training in psychological assessments through the York University Psychology Clinic, The Child and Adolescent Psychology Centre, as well as another private practice setting.

She can be reached at: ccarrier@mindfullivingcentre.ca.