Kristis Cartozian is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in New York and North Carolina. She has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, couples, and families. She is a certified master trainer in Cornell University’s Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and has worked as a Behavior Specialist for the New York City Department of Education, District 75 Citywide Special Education Programs for the past 8 years. She is also trained in Emotional Literacy Ruler Program with Yale University. She has consulted with school administrators throughout NYC on supporting professionals working with children with autism and other behavioral disorders in a variety of settings using evidence based practices.
Kristis Cartozian works with individuals, couples, and families with the goal to alleviate problems with communication, relationship/marriage difficulties, anger outbursts, sensory processing issues, auditory issues, family stressors, grief, depression, anxiety, parenting and various relational, behavioral, and mental obstacles.
She provides individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, and consultation in home and in the school to promote systems collaboration and communication.
She has presented at numerous venues including Bank Street College of Education, United Federation of Teachers on Positive Behavior Intervention Supports and Response to Intervention, Crisis Management, Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapeutic for Families.