About My Clients
Dr. Kreins tries to build on an individual's strengths and individualize therapy to each person's need. She believes that psychotherapy can help individuals most effectively use their resources to increase self-understanding, to improve decision-making, to solve problems, and to create paths to the lives they want. Her approach is compassionate and nonjudgmental.
My Background and Approach
Dr. Kreins completed her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno, CA. She completed her predoctoral internship at Virginia Tech's Cook Counseling Center and her postdoctoral fellowship at UC-Santa Cruz's Student Counseling Center. She grew up in northwest New Jersey and graduated Cum Laude, In Honors from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA in 1993 with a B.S. in Psychology.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
Dr. Kreins has 20 years experience and has been in private practice for 6 years. She has worked with geriatrics in the DFW area for 12 years prior. She has taught workshops on eating disorders, body image, stress management, dementia, and depression. Her passions include traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and two boys.