Christina Weiss, MPHC, MFTI brings 20 years of marketing, communications, and public relations experience in the technology, healthcare, and nonprofit industries. For over a decade she has done clinical outreach in the eating disorder field working closely with some of the pioneers in eating disorder treatment and recently transitioned to being a psychotherapist intern at APTED (Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorder) in the Laurel Heights area of San Francisco. Christina also sits as the Pacific Northwest Outreach Rep for Cottonwood Tucson, an addiction and behavioral health inpatient program for co-occurring disorders in Tucson, Arizona.
Christina received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Business at the University of Southern California (USC), a Masters in Public Health Communication from Annenberg School at USC and a Masters of Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Spiritual Depth from Antioch University in Los Angeles. She simultaneously trained in Somatic Experiencing and is currently embarking on her third year of training to become a certified SE Practitioner. Recovered herself, she has a passion for helping others find help and heal and understands the courage it takes to move towards recovery honoring the therapeutic space created for self-exploration.
Valuing collaboration and community, Christina enjoys putting together coalitions in local communities to support awareness and advocacy for a disorder that all too often lives in the shadow of shame. She helped launch over five iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Chapters), including being a Founding Chair of iaedp Los Angeles and the Bay Area, sat as the President of South Bay Coalition for Eating Disorders, and looks forward to participating with EDRS. She recently relocated to Marin with her husband of 19 years and their two dogs, Luke the Lab and Sadie the Boston Terrier. In the early morning, you may find her mindfully exploring the beautiful trees in the area on her morning hikes.