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Krista Britton Therapy Austin

Krista Britton, LPC Associate
she/her/hers

Supervised by Dawn Ginestra, LPC-S

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” -Carl Rogers 


Often, when we realize that something in our lives needs to change, that is when we are most open to seeking help. By simply reviewing this page, you have already taken that first step. I would be honored to help you take the next step and beyond. 

I firmly believe that every one of us is born with inherent worth, strengths, and gifts. Sometimes what happens to us on life’s journey interferes with our ability to see those. Sometimes our self-worth seems elusive or lacking altogether. I have a passion for helping clients reclaim that self-worth and capitalize on those valuable strengths and gifts. Whether you have been struggling with substance use, behavioral addictions, compulsive behaviors, codependency, anxiety, depression, or any of life’s challenging transitions, I would love to help you break through those self-defeating thoughts and counterproductive behaviors to once again (or perhaps for the very first time) own and celebrate your worth and strengths.   

I help clients achieve this by treating each client as an individual with unique values and needs. I work collaboratively with you to help you identify your goals and the best way to reach them. I strive to create a space where you feel safe, secure, valued, and heard. I often use techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and trauma-informed care. I am warm, empathetic, and affirming and take a non-judgmental, open-minded stance with my clients. I also appreciate the value of humor in therapy. Laughter sometimes is one of the best medicines! 

I came to being a therapist after 20+ years working in business and walking on my own path of personal growth. The clients I have worked with in the last 2 ½ years have struggled with addictions and mental health concerns, and I have been honored to walk with each of them on their unique paths of personal growth. If you are interested in working together on your own path of personal growth, I would be honored to speak with you. Please feel free to reach out to me


More about Krista

Area of Expertise

Addictions, Compulsive Behaviors, Codependency 

Stress, Anxiety, Depression 

Life Transitions, Career Transitions, Personal Growth


Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

South Banister

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Depression/Low Mood
Trauma
Substance Abuse
Loneliness
Low Self-Esteem
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors
Struggles with Food/Eating
Obsessive/Compulsive Tendencies
Problem Thoughts
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Life Transitions
Spirituality
Grief & Loss
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual expression
Questions about Gender
Parenting
Issues with Parents
Pregnancy/Postpartum
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Anger Management
Relationship Issues
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Death & Dying
Caregiver Fatigue
Chronic Illness
ADD/ADHD
Interrupted sleep/Insomnia
Career Transitions
Problems at Work
Problems at School

Techniques & Experience

Familiar with substance abuse
CBT oriented
DBT friendly
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Career counseling
Trauma-focused
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Focused on practicing skills
Anxiety alleviation experience
Mindfulness modalities
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Experienced in domestic violence

Qualities

Warm & caring
Friendly & direct
Motherly
Active sense of humor
Decades of life experience
Enjoys treating young adults
Anxiety alleviation experience
LGBTQ friendly
Spiritually sensitive
Professional experience other than counseling
Enjoys working with older adults
Familiar with military culture
Calm & slow-paced
Youthful
Experienced in raising children
Additional Info

Clinical Supervision

Dawn Ginestra, LPC-S

3810 Medical Parkway, Ste 255

Austin, TX 78756

Contact Krista

512-201-4501 ext 294
Work with Krista

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  • Main
    1415 W. 51st St, #1
    Austin, TX 78756
  • North
    8500 Shoal Creek Bldg. 4 #202
    Austin, TX 78757
  • Highland
    505 E Huntland Drive, #320
    Austin, TX 78752
  • Banister Lane
    4009 Banister Lane, #430
    Austin, TX 78704
  • Slaughter Lane
    1213 W. Slaughter Lane, #130
    Austin, TX 78748
512-201-4501
Monday - Friday
6am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday
8am - 8pm

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