Meet the therapists
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Dina Abu-Isa, MA, LPC, NCC
Dina A. MA, LPC, NCC
Owner, Mental Health Counselor, & Clinical Supervisor
Email: [email protected]
Dina is the founder of North Oakland Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional & Board-Certified Counselor. Dina received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Oakland University. She is an approved clinical supervisor in the state of Michigan.
Dina has over 19 years of clinical experience working with individuals and couples on wide range of issues. She specializes in couple counseling, infidelity and affair recovery. She also has extensive clinical experience with issues relating to depression, anxiety,
and trauma. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dina brings to her practice experience, empathy and compassion. It is her belief that creating a trusting relationship and a healing environment for her clients is one of the most important element of successful therapy. Through her diverse experience, having traveled, lived and worked in various parts of the world, she came to respect the unique expectations that are in part shaped by the individual's cultural and world view and integrating this understanding into her therapeutic approach.
Dina is a resident of Rochester Hills since 1978. She is married to her husband for forty one years. She is the mother of four adult children and the grandmother of ten. Dina enjoys yoga, music, photography, gardening, and reading. She is volunteers in several non-profit organizations that support family, women, and children.
Chi Sigma Iota National Honor Society
American Counseling Association
Michigan Counseling Association
Michigan Mental Health Counseling Association
National Board of Certified Counselors
Christine Jackson, MA, LPC
Christine Jackson, MA, LPC, SCL
Email: [email protected]
Christine is a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2010. She earned a Bachelor Degree of Science in Psychology and Family Studies from Central Michigan University followed by a Master degree in Counseling with a School specialization from Oakland University. Christine has extensive clinical experience working with adults, children and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, and relationship problems. She has also worked extensively with LGBTQ community.
Christine utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Approach, as well as Solution Focused Therapy. She uses the therapeutic approach that fits the specific need of the individual. Christine is passionate about her work, her main goal is to empower her clients and facilitate long lasting change. She firmly believes that developing a positive working relationship with her clients is the most important aspect for effective counseling.
Christine was born and raised in Southeast Michigan. She has been married for several years. She loves to travel and has had the opportunity to visit Malawi, Africa. She enjoys, camping, listening to music, reading and learning from those with whom she works with.