Serena and Liz talk to Christy Plaice about the mental health struggles of the LGBTQIA+ community and how her company Door of the Soul is helping both the families and the person struggling. She teaches us that compassion, empathy and inclusivity are ways in which we can support those on a journey of self-discovery. Christy and her company are educating the world on how to be a true advocate and ally to the LGBTQIA+ community.
Christy Plaice is a creative light in the therapeutic community. As a licensed professional counselor in private practice she works with adolescents, adults, families, and groups. Her personalized approach and gentle honesty is rooted in humanistic, somatic attachment re-patterning, enriched in neuroscience, polyvagal theory, & experiential psychologies. She has extensive education & clinical experience working in substance abuse/addiction, PHP/IOP settings, experiential therapeutic communities, residential wilderness therapy, department of juvenile justice, and non-profit work with human sex trafficking.
In addition to her private practice work, she has completed a year-long masters class advanced program – somatic experiencing using touch therapy with complex trauma survivors.