Dr. Christina Warden
Doctor of Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker | DSW, LCSW
Christina earned her BS in Anthropology and Sociology from Rockford College, and her MSW from the University of IL at Urbana/Champaign. Prior to counseling individuals, couples, and families, Christina worked in our community for over 12 years assisting individuals and families in crisis, victims of domestic violence, victims of rape/sexual assault, and youth-at-risk. Christina was a counselor for faculty, staff, and students for over three years at Rockford College, where she also worked with campus support groups, campus workshops, and outreach on various student issues.
While counseling at the college, she served on the student, faculty, and staff judicial board, taught wellness courses, and participated in the student orientation process. She celebrated 6 years recently working with hospice patients and families as a counselor, bereavement coordinator, and social worker. Christina is a Doctoral candidate in Social Work at Aurora University in Aurora, IL, and she is an adjunct professor teaching both bachelor’s and master’s level coursework.
Christina recently celebrated 14 years of marriage, and she and her husband have four children. Beyond her faith, her family, her friends and her work, Christina enjoys reading, writing, and healthy. She and her husband are focused on never missing the value of a single moment, and she is dedicated to working as a conduit in others’ lives to promote understanding and healing. Christina identifies most with cognitive/behavioral therapy traditionally, but operates from several modalities working with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, PTSD and more. She is also a LCSW in both IL and WI.