Kris is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist. With a Masters Degree of Social Work from Hunter College New York, Kris has worked extensively with trauma and abuse survivors in various clinical settings. Kris is a published author of two articles on group work, and specializes in group therapy practices. Kris served most recently as Staff Therapist and Groups Coordinator at SunServe Social Services for five years, leaving her position there as Staff Therapist to open her private practice at A Healing Space in Wilton Manors. While at A Healing Space, Kris used a mixture of modalities to assist individuals and groups to uncover and transform limiting belief systems that damage self-esteem and limit self-expression and self-actualization. In addition to using varied cognitive-behavioral, experiential and existential approaches, Kris is certified by the Wellness Institute as a Heart-Centered Hypnotherapist, and utilizes hypnotherapy when appropriate to speed the healing process, and to assist people in overcoming long-entrenched dysfunctional patterns.