Chris Holcomb graduated from Arizona State University with an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology, at Northern Arizona University he obtained a Master’s in Education in Education Psychology, and at the University of Phoenix received a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Christopher has treated a variety of populations to include children, adolescents, adults, first responders, active duty, and veterans. Christopher has experience with trauma, addiction, family systems, couples therapy, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, grief, critical incident stress management and gender identity. Some of the theoretical models Christopher uses include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy skills (DBT), mindfulness, motivational interviewing, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and exposure and response prevention (ERP).
Christopher’s work experience prior to becoming a therapist includes a lifetime of dedication to his country and community. Eight years of military experience, five years as a United States Marine and three years as an Arizona National Guardsman, twenty years working in community relations for the City of Phoenix and three years of experience as a grade school educator.