Dr. Christina Schendel’s practice focuses on working with individuals who are going through transitions or who want to improve the quality of their relationships and their life. She works with adolescents and adults who have experienced depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, gender identity concerns, terminal illness, relationship concerns, difficulty managing transitions, as well as career related concerns. Dr. Schendel utilizes cognitive-behavioral and schema therapy, emphasizing a client’s strengths and abilities to achieve therapeutic goals.

Dr. Schendel obtained her doctorate in counseling psychology from Penn State University, her master’s in clinical psychology from Loyola University in Maryland, and her bachelor’s in psychology from Villanova University. Dr. Schendel also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland in military suicide prevention. Dr. Schendel is trained in prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy. She is also pursuing additional education in maternal/perinatal mental health.

Dr. Schendel has worked as a researcher, psychologist, career and leadership counselor, and neuropsychological technician across a variety of settings. Dr. Schendel has extensive experience working with the military and veteran community in the Washington DC/Annapolis area. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Schendel works as a behavioral health consultant with clients across the Nation in the areas of psychological health, assessment, and strategic planning.

Dr. Schendel lives in Annapolis with her husband and children. She works with the providers at CPE Clinic, LLC. CPE Clinic, LLC is comprised of leading psychiatrists and psychologists who offer experience, expertise, and access in the field of mental health.