Christina M. Schultz, MA
Resident in Counseling
Supervised by Thomas F. Lamp, LPC
New Directions Counseling Group, LLC
“Those who have a 'why' to live,
can bear with almost any 'how'.” 
― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
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Managing expectations, exercising self-care, building self-identity in the face of uncertainties, developing life meaning, and accepting loss and lack of control, are fundamental to maintaining healthy relationships and resilience. The focus of my work is supporting teens and couples in making positive changes toward greater life balance, resilience, and acceptance, while exploring meaning and purpose, in order to live authentically. 

Since October 2016, I have served as a Resident in Counseling under the supervision of Thomas F. Lamp, LPC (VA #0701004499), at New Directions Counseling Group, in Falls Church, VA. ​ In this role, I have worked with teens, adults, and couples facing issues of grief, depression, anxiety, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), anger management, caregiver fatigue, codependency, relationship conflict and/or betrayal, and life transitions.
I provide meaning-centered therapy for teens, adults, and couples using supportive and evidence-based treatments.  For those with a Christian faith-based perspective and orientation, I am happy to integrate and offer Christian faith-based counseling.  ​As your counselor, I will provide you the safe space to explore your values, grief, thoughts, and feelings and receive nonjudgmental professional support.