Welcome to my Private Practice

Christa Marvenko-Athas, LCSW-C NEWI am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I have been providing psychotherapy and counseling services to adults, adolescents, children, couples, families, and groups for more than 25 years.

My treatment approaches are informed by current research for supporting clients in areas where making and sustaining change has been difficult.  

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Areas of Focus and Specializations:

  • Anxiety/Stress
    • OCD
    • Panic/Worry
    • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
    • Addictions/Dependencies
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Couples Therapy
  • Opposite and Same Sex Couples
  • Separation and Divorce
    • Co-parent Counseling
    • Agreements for Separated/ Divorced Parents
    • Blending Families
    • Support for Children/ Adolescents


Client Feedback

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens in the first session?

Often times people come to a first therapy session feeling nervous. We will first address helping you feel as comfortable as possible.

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How long will it take for things to feel better?

The answer to this of course is different regarding different situations and people. I look at presenting issues in terms of what can give some immediate ease.

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Is all the information I share confidential?

All the information shared is absolutely confidential. What is talked about with me can not be released to anyone unless you give me consent to do so.

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