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Claiborne J Christian III (DMin, LMHC)

January 24, 2014

Claiborne Christian, III was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He has matriculated in schools in Maryland, Virginia, and California.  He has earned four degrees with the focus of psychology and ministry. He  offers a full range of treatment for Individual Adults, Children, Families, Couples and Groups dealing with issues such as Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Substance Abuse or Addiction, Emotional or Behavioral Issues, Faith or Spirituality Concerns, Low Self-Esteem, and Stress or Academic Challenges. In practice full time since 2009, he utilizes creative and innovative methods of Individual, Group and Family Counseling to help the members of our community grow and move toward improvement…one person at a time.

He and the staff at STEP Counseling have a shared treatment philosophy. They all have educational backgrounds and professional working experience rooted in the fields of Psychology, Counseling and Social Sciences fields.  Dr. Christian recognizes the
important role that spirituality plays in the human experience. While individuals and families from any faith are welcome to utilize the services, we believe that it is an essential area of focus to be explored, especially when something in our lives is out of
balance. He is directed by Christian principles in therapeutic interventions to create the most effective change possible for our clients.

Dr. Christian’s  practice has worked in continued partnerships with several major insurance companies including Tricare, Aetna, Cigna, Wellcare, Magellan.  He has also worked with the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice others as well. Call us today for more information about our treatment programs.

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