About Christine

Christine Hannon, Ph.D., LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with over 10 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse. She wants to help people on their way to healing whether it’s depression, anxiety, grief, stress, or substance abuse.

Chrissy completed her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Arkansas and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Tennessee. She has worked with individuals of a wide range of ages, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds. She believes in using an integrative, holistic approach when addressing the many challenges people face in life. This allows Chrissy to flexibly approach each client’s unique challenges.We all confront difficult situations, uncomfortable emotions, or painful experiences. Chrissy would like to be a part of your healing journey by offering support and introducing new, healthier ways of coping. If you are ready to start this journey to self-healing, schedule an appointment with her.

We understand that individuals struggle with a range of issues. We aim to help you find your authentic self in this journey to self-discovery.

Why Choose 1st Step Counseling?


Chrissy is a professional with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education, backed by over 10 years of experience.

Diverse Experience

Chrissy has worked with individuals from various age groups, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds.


Your privacy and confidentiality are our top priorities.

Holistic Approach

We address mental health challenges by considering the whole person – mind, body, and spirit.

Preventive Steps for Mental Well-being

Mindful Self-Care

Embrace self-care practices such as meditation, exercise, and adequate sleep to nurture your mental well-being.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Maintain a balanced diet, limit substance use, and engage in regular physical activity to support a healthy mind and body.

Community Connection

Build a supportive social network, participate in community activities, and cultivate meaningful connections to combat isolation.

Open Communication

Foster open communication with friends, family, or a mental health professional to express your thoughts and feelings..

Get in touch for any kind of help and informations

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