Dr. Virginia Crist, Ph.D., LMFT, DST is Meritoriously Named a “Patient Preferred Marriage, Family, and Designated Sex Therapist” Representing the State of Florida for 2021!

Industry: Marriage Counseling

Esteemed Therapist, Dr. Virginia Crist Listed Among The Best in Florida

Boca Raton, FL (PRUnderground) September 14th, 2021

For her dedication and excellence in patient care, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Virginia Crist a 2021 “Patient Preferred Marriage & Family Therapist” for the state of Florida.

With nearly 35 years of achievements in her field, Dr. Crist treats patients at her private practice in Boca Raton, FL, where she specializes in creating healthier romantic love reationships and all matters of the heart. Dr. Crist creates a higher quality of life for individuals. She is also a designated sex therapist by the state of Florida.

Dr. Crist is a highly-skilled communicator, motivator, and counselor with a solutions-oriented practice. Couples and individuals seek her expertise for a myriad of relationship issues involving intimacy, infidelity, stress management, anxiety, loss and grief management, depression, self-esteem enhancement, and divorce recovery among many other issues. Patients have rated Dr. Crist five-stars, praising her expert knowledge and compassion.

 “Dr. Crist provides a supportive and non-judgmental environment leading to productive and meaningful sessions,” read a patient review. “In a very short time, Dr. Crist, with her wealth of wisdom, has brought clarity for me to issues that have long plagued me. Her advice is directly on point and her practical suggestions and ideas have greatly improved my daily living,” the patient explained. “I walk away at the end of my sessions with a feeling of empowerment and accomplishment. Dr. Crist is my hero.”

An award-winning therapist, Dr. Crist has received several honors for her work in marriage & family therapy including, “The Caring Heart Award”, 2019; “Honor Your Doctor Award”, 2018 and 2017; “Best Counselor of Boca Raton Award”, 2014; as well as 88 TV and Radio shows and hundreds of Live Speaking Engagements at beautiful venues all over south Florida on “Keeping Love Alive – at Any Age,” her signature speech, which spiraled her to the national level. At an early point in her life, she was also cited among the Top 15 High School Counselors in the USA with Master’s Degree, 1979. Today for dedication to her field and for achieving excellence in patient care, Dr. Virginia Crist is listed among the “Top 100 Patient Preferred Physicians & Practitioners in America.”

A successful career in therapy began at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, where she received a Bachelors Degree in Political Science/Pre-law. She was awarded a Political Internship in Washington, DC under U.S. Congressman Paul Rogers. She continued to receive her first Master’s Degree in Couseling Education and her second in Sexual Counseling at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. She then continued with post-graduate work in Guidance and Counseling at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Crist received her Ph.D. completing a 5-year Doctoral Program in Marriage and Family Therapy, a Clinical Track Accredited AAMFT Program, and completed her dissertation on the “Attitudinal Differences Toward Love Among Married, Divorced and Remarried Adults.” An astute student, Dr. Crist then continued with post-doctoral additional training at Harvard Medical School, in the School of Psychiatry.

To keep abreast of the latest developments in her field, Dr. Crist keeps professional memberships with the Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, The Mental Health Counselors Association of Palm Beach County, and is a member of the Omicron Nu (Honor Society). She is a speaker and member of several societies and charities including Faulk Center for Counseling, Board Member (2015-2019), Cystic Fibrosis Charities, Muscular Dystrophy Association Charities Fundraiser, Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Professional Women, Inner Circle; Women of Ecommerce, Women for Excellence, Women Referring Women, The Association of Professional Businesswomen, Inspiration University, South Palm Beach Country Bar Associaltion, and the National Association of Divorced Professionals.

“Before I met Dr. Crist, I thought therapy would be a waste of time, and in five years I would regret not walking away from my marriage,” read another patient review. “After working with her and following her suggestions, I am staying for a lifetime.”

For a consultation with Patient Preferred Marriage, Family & Sex Therapist

Dr. Virginia Crist, Ph.D., LMFT, DST, please call 1-561-212-6855.


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