Christina Cowger, M.A., M.F.T. has been practicing therapy for almost two decades. Additionally she has extensive experience training corporate teams and coaching executives in acheiving higher functioning business sytems and results.
She is an expert at working with with communication, orgainizational psychology, stress/anxiety, self-esteem and relational issues. As the Clinical Director at Five Sisters Ranch she was instrumental in developing the clinical track and templates that focused on attachment, healthy boundaries, relationship repair and co-dependency. She taught the Circle Boundary workshops for over four years, enabling women to re-establish safe and effective realtionships both personally and professionally.
Christina has lead neurochemistry based mood training’s for over 12 years. She is a pioneer within the area of the biological unpinnings of behavior and mood. She has conducted workshops throughout the Bay Area including those at CPMC/Sutter Health, Dominican University, Stanford University, Sonoma State University, Nevada Osteopathic Association and CHADD.
Christina created the BioEmotional Recovery™ approach, which is an educational and clinical approach, created from years of study and clinical experience. It combines the latest discoveries within the field of neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change as a result of one’s experience and behavior) with mindfulness type based technique that allow for more sustained recovery from a variety of issues including substance abuse, co-dependency, self-esteem, trauma and anxiety/stress reduction.
Seminars and Events
Education has been an important part of Christina’s experience. She excels at speaking on a variety of topics to groups. Some of these topics are:
- Food and Mood
- Personal Goal Setting
- Relationship Strategies
- Healthy Boundaries
- Positive Communication
Christina has worked with companies and organizations to build communication and strengthen relations between employees, management teams as well as with a companies target audience. She uses a team-building approach and works with a variety of tools for effective communication. As a result of her programs, sales have improved, employee retention was highened and daily productivity was improved and validates with supporting metrics.
She has consulted with the following companies and organizations:
- Stanford University
- Kaiser Permanente
- Nevada Osteopathic Association
- North Bay Mediators
- Five Sisters Ranch Treatment Centers
- Dominican University
- SafeHarbor Treatment Center for Women
- Sonoma State University
- SutterPacific Medical Center
Christina Cowger, MA, LMFT
Communications Solutions for Companies, Couples and Individuals Seeking Dynamic Change