Be Strong Enough to Stand Alone, 

Be yourself apart to Stand Apart,

But be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.


 Chris has a diverse range of experience in several aspects of criminal law with an associate degree in Paralegal, a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Behavior/Psychology, and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling specializing in Forensic Counseling. With her expertise in Forensic Counseling she has also, completed Play Therapy Certification requirements, and she is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Individual (CCTS-I), also completed EMDRIA  training in Eye Movement Reprocessing Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Chris can assist with trauma history with EMDR. Chris works with children and adults. 


As the wife of a Fire Captain, Chris has a deep understanding of the stressors of First Responders, she has the knowledge and experience to counsel and treat this niche as well. Chris utilizes the best therapy strategy for you but uses EMDR the most. 

A long-time equestrian, Chris will be taking her love of horses into the office by attending the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) training in  2020 to offer equine therapy to clients in the future. Chris is a member of many affiliations and continues to learn new treatments.

Mental health is a vital part of a healthy, happy life, and Chris is  excited to help you on your journey.

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For any questions you have, you can reach me here:

Christina Van Arsdale, CCFC, NCC, LAC

14506 W. Granite Valley Dr., Ste 215

Sun City West, AZ. 85375

Phone: 623-252-4124

Fax: 623-594-3166

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