Christine Mayer, Co-Owner, LCSW
Christine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and practices at Compass Counseling and Consulting in Champaign, Illinois.
With over 15 years experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of the University of Illinois School of Social Work, she is currently serving as a clinician working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are LGBTQ clientele, stress management, abuse and trauma, bi-polar and depression, and anger management. She also serves as the clinical supervisor and can offer supervision services to recent graduates.
In addition to being a versatile therapist, Christine is a community activist for LGBTQ issues and a coordinator of Pride Fest in 2013 and 2014, in Champaign, Illinois. She is also a board member at the Uniting Pride Center. Christine typically uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and she is certified in Moral Reconation Therapy. She has a broad base of knowledge and expertise, serving adults, teens and adolescents with all presenting issues, using a sex positive approach when appropriate.
Christine is an interactive, person-centered therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. Rooted in CBT, she integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Christine earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign. Her Masters of Social Work came from the University of Illinois School of Social Work in 1996.
License and Certifications
Christine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. She earned her LCSW in 2000. Christine is certified in Moral Reconation Therapy.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Christine is an active member of the National Association for Social Workers (NASW).
She is a member of the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB),
and the Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers (ATSA).