Christen joins GE Family Services as a Master Social Work Intern from Arizona State University to work with individuals, couples, and families involved in the legal system. She provides therapeutic services to assist her clients to meet goals set by the court, probation officers, guardian at litems, Office of Children's Services, and other parties. She is comfortable in the courtroom and provides testimony if needed on these cases with appropriate release from her clients or by the order of the court. For clients who wish to incorporate astrology and metaphysical practices into their healing, Christen is able to provide this interweave with her work.
Christen Holly currently lives on Fort Wainwright Army base in Fairbanks, Alaska with her husband, who is an active-duty Army soldier, and her son. She homeschools her son and enjoys their adventurous army family lifestyle.
Christen is a student at Arizona State University, School of Social Work pursuing her MSW. Her ultimate career goals are to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, specializing in Child Forensic Interviewing, and Forensic Social Work. She has a passion for working with children, especially those who are in the court system. She has worked with clients who require acute crisis intervention, survivors of crime, military service members, military families, and veterans. She has experience working as a Residential Treatment Counselor for children and adults, Milieu Counselor, Qualified Mental Health Associate, and Crisis Intervention Advocate for Sexual Assault.
As a Residential Treatment Counselor, Milieu Counselor, and Qualified Mental Health Associate, she gained experience providing direct and intensive mental health care to individuals experiencing acute crises. She has helped provide mental health care to both non-residential and residential individuals. She has also offered community-based crisis stabilization services on a short-term and long-term basis. She has facilitated therapeutic group activities, engaged families in crisis intervention, and facilitated admissions and discharges from the programs. As a Crisis Intervention Advocate for Sexual Assault, she responded to emergency calls involving sexual assault survivors. She provided one-on-one assistance to survivors during hospital forensic evaluations and interviews. In addition, she also provided clients with advocacy, crisis intervention, community outreach, education, and liaison services between sexual assault survivors and the criminal justice system.
Christen enjoys offering and incorporating metaphysical concepts and practices to complement her work. She has experience in reading birth charts, natal charts, and soul charts; she utilizes her psychic gifts to increase her intuitive interventions with clients. Upon request from clients, she will incorporate this data to help provide specific and individualized trauma healing and life coaching.
She utilizes her passion, diligence, and humanitarianism to provide clients with the best therapeutic experience. Her approaches include, Brainspotting (BSP) therapy, Strengths-Based, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Person–Centered. Each approach is tailored to the unique needs of every individual client. She believes every life experience is unique and builds treatment plans based on the individual needs of every client.
Christen Holly, MBA, Social Work Intern
Arizona State University
University of Phoenix
Master of Social Work
Specialization in School Social Work
Master of Business Administration
Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
Summa Cum Laude