Kristen Perez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of North Florida and her Master of Education in Counselor Education, also from UNF. She gained experience working at the UNF Counseling Center as an individual and group therapist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, trauma, and identity issues. She also worked in the hospital setting completing mental health evaluations for mental health patients at Baptist Medical Center Downtown. Her therapeutic approach consists of cognitive behavioral, person-centered, and interpersonal process approaches. During her time at UNF, she deepened her knowledge and passion for the treatment of eating disorders while serving as staff coordinator for the Eating Disorder Treatment Team. Since leaving UNF, she has opened a private practice where she currently treats adolecents and adults suffering from a wide range of mental health concerns. Outside of the office, Kristen dedicates her time to her husband and three children and loves yoga and traveling.