Ms. Christine Weisgerber

Ms. Christine Weisgerber

Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

Email: weisgerberc@tntemple.edu

Education


  • BA in Psychology, Minor in Religious Studies from North Carolina State University
  • MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University
    • Specialization in Child and Adolescent Counseling
    • Specialization in Trauma Counseling

Academic Experience


  • Adjunct faculty (residential psychology instructor), Tennessee Temple University

Teaching Specializations


  • Theories of Personality

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • 2011 – Prevention Specialist at Council for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (CADAS)
  • 2011-present – Child and Adolescent Therapist at Georgia H.O.P.E
  • 2013-present – participation in Georgia Child Traumatic Stress Initiative, focusing on increasing the provision of trauma-focused counseling services to children in the NW Georgia region.
  • 2013-present – Adjunct Faculty at Tennessee Temple University

Denominational & Community Service


  • Worship team leader
  • Short-term missions
  • Youth discipleship group leader at Providence Baptist Church (Raleigh, NC)
  • Currently serving on leadership team at Bridge Christian Church (Chattanooga, TN).

Publications & Presentations


  • Blackburn, A.M., Weisgerber, C.L. & Shelley, M.W. (under contract). Behavioral approaches to working with youth. In K.S. Flanagan & S. E. Hall (Eds.), Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology: Theory and Application for Working with Youth. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press.
  • Pressley, J., White, J., & Weisgerber, C. (2010). The Urgency of Complex Trauma: An Overwhelming Need for Understanding. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Pressley, J. & Weisgerber, C. (2009). The developmental impact of complex trauma: What counselors need to know. Presented at Tennessee Counseling Association Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Special Recognitions


  • Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Level 2
  • Experience with Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)