Dr. Kristine Hitchens

EMDR Certified Therapist

Education & Experience

Kristine earned her PhD in Social Work and Social Research from Bryn Mawr College in 2011 and her Master' s Degree in Social Work from Widener University in 1999. Kristine specializes in trauma, family issues and addiction treatment. She has been Director of family and clinical programs at premier addiction recovery facilities, developed and ran several specialized programs, worked as an adjunct professor for area colleges and universities, and volunteered with domestic violence and juvenile justice programs. PhD, Bryn Mawr College, 2011; Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C) #11558; Board of Social Work Examiners Approved Supervisor; Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) #LCA219; National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (NBCCH) #3608; Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic Training via EMDRIA

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Board Member: Addictions Connections Resource, Inc.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Seniors


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield