Christina Toliver received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hampton University in 2007. She has always had a passion to work with youths and began her professional career with the Wake County Public School System as a mental health specialist, providing support to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral issues. In 2008, she transitioned on to work with the Department of Health & Human Services at a North Carolina state Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility servicing male and female adolescents with severe and persistent psychological and behavioral challenges. She has helped numerous youth attain the psychoeducational tools they needed to reintegrate back into society and return to their family units.
In 2015, Christina obtained her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling. During graduate school, she interned at Yelverton’s Enrichment Services, a N.C. community based mental health agency. She provided Intensive-In-Home psychotherapeutic counseling services for underrepresented and minority populations. She worked specifically with victims of trauma and self-injurious behaviors.
In 2016, Christina began her career with Veritas Collaborative as Therapeutic Assistant III. She is skilled in meal coaching; crisis intervention, and; educating families on how to implement recovery-based treatment in milieu settings.
Christina employs a wealth of experience serving multiple populations including but not limited to: eating disordered, personality disorders, mood disorders, substance abuse, homelessness, adjudicated youth, trauma victims and more.
Christina’s passion to help others extends outside of her professional role, where she is also a life skills teacher at a local women’s shelter in the heart of Raleigh, NC.