Capital Region Special Surgery medical office Albany, NY

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Medical specialists Albany New York

Kristine Weidner, LCSW-R

Kristine Weidner, LCSW-R

Kristine is a psychotherapist with 30 years of experience. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the State University of New York at Albany. She is grateful for the privilege to help others to lead happy and healthy lives.. She has worked much of her career partnering with physicians in health care settings to offer patients a more holistic and integrative approach to well-being.

She has an expertise in helping people to cope with chronic pain, chronic and terminal illness, depression, anxiety, insomnia, grief, and stress. Her approach is psychodynamically informed, but eclectic in that she draws from many practice models based on each person’s unique needs and preferences.

She received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants of Westchester & Manhattan. She completed her clinical training and certification for CBT-I through the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, supported by research as the most effective treatment approach, when treating chronic pain and insomnia

She has been incorporating mindfulness meditation and relaxation techniques in her work for years. She completed the iRest Level I teacher training at Kripalu and is now offering iRest Yoga Nidra in both group and individual sessions in her practice. She completed an 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program through Solid Ground Center for a Balanced Life.

She provides individual and group counseling. No referral is necessary, and her services are covered by most insurances.

If you would like to speak with Kristine about how she may help, or to schedule an appointment, call 518-439-4326.

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