Kristin Perry, MA, LMFT
MFC License #48092
Kristin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Master of Counseling Degree from the University of Phoenix. Prior to becoming a marriage and family therapist, Kristin studied early childhood development and education and taught elementary and pre-school for seven years. She also provided group and individual therapy through Palomar Family Counseling Services, Inc. for two years.
Kristin has extensive experience working with troubled teens and families. She has a sub-specialization in international and domestic adoption related counseling.
She was a Behavioral Health Clinician with North County Lifeline for seven years. Through her work at North County Lifeline, Kristin worked closely and successfully on school sites with the students, families and staff of six schools within CUSD for many years. Kristin has developed positive, close, and professional working relationships with the counselors, school psychologists and other staff of CUSD and is well informed about resources available to families in North County through her committed and intensive long term community involvement.
Nicknamed the "Teen Whisperer," Kristin brings a helpful, humorous, and kind presence to her work with teens and families that makes counseling a natural and joyful process.
Kristin provides effective and skillful group and individual counseling that addresses a broad range of behaviors and emotional issues. Helping with reducing self-injury and eating disorders, social skills enhancement, healthy communication, alleviating depression, stress and anxiety, coping with trauma, treating alcohol and drug abuse, and successful transition to adulthood are some of her specialties.
Kristin also provides child, couple’s, family and individual counseling and offers consultation and coaching on healthy dating strategies.
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2558 Roosevelt Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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"Specializing in Teens—
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