Christina M. Burchett, Ph.D. 

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Christina Burchett completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia followed by a Master's degree in Counseling at Regent University. She went on to attain her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s degree in Theology at Fuller's Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Burchett's predoctoral training included specialties in working with cancer patients; children and families; and those with dual-diagnoses of substance abuse and emotional difficulties.

Prior to moving to Illinois, Dr. Burchett was employed in a variety of settings including serving as a Senior Psychologist with Ventura County Behavioral Health Children Services; the Clinical Director of Social Model Recovery Systems in Los Angeles, CA; and working as the Staff Psychologist at PROTOTYPES Women's Center.


Dr. Burchett's approach to treatment is predominantly based in Psychodynamic Treatment. Within this frame work, she is eclectic in that she considers the individual's needs and desired changes and often incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems therapy and experiential play therapy. Dr. Burchett believes strongly that a good fit between therapist and individual is critical to making desired changes; and that the individual's emotional, physical and spiritual needs are all worthy of attention.


Specialty Areas:

  • Adjustment to Life's Changes and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic and Serious Illness, including Caregiving Issues
  • Depression and Bipolar Illness
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self-Worth and Self-Concept Issues
  • Women's Concerns

She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Illinois Psychological Association (IPA).


If you would like to contact Dr. Burchett to discuss the option of therapy or to schedule an appointment please call her a call at (309) 830-8099 or click here.