Dr. Kristen Garubba
Dr. Kristen gained prominence in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. (CBT) where she mastered short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy trauma focused treatment with a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving for over 7 years.
Dr. Kristen has the ability to develop rapport with everyone she works with; clinical team members, and patients. She has patience, warmth, and overall compassion which has led to her success even with the most difficult of cases.
Dr. Kristen’s work with different populations; male, female, young and old have led her to gain a wide breadth of experience and the ability to work with many different types of patients. Dr. Kristen is a valuable asset to Hillside Laguna’s Integrated Behavioral Health Program. She strongly believes that the patient comes first. She always advocates for the patient’s healthy recovery and continued sobriety. Dr. Kristen works well with Hillside Laguna’s overall mission and philosophy taking each and every patient from early stages of assessments starting with a wide array of PAIN, NUTRITION, SUICIDE, and TRAUMA assessment.