Jinnie Cristerna, LCSW

Jinnie Cristerna, LCSW

Clinical Social Work  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Jinnie Cristerna, LCSW is a clinical social worker in Schaumburg, IL. She specializes in clinical social work, adult psychology, and more.Read her story

830 E Higgins Rd Ste 112

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Contact Information

(312) 382-8710

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Jinnie Cristerna "Dr. Jinnie Cristerna has been practicing integrated mental health, evidence-based and spiritual psychotherapy, for over 27 years. She is an ordained minister, clinical social worker, clinical hypnotherapist, and the only RoHun Doctor in Chicago. She has worked with clients all over the world and serves as a mental health expert for local, national, and international media outlets. Dr. Cristerna grew up on Chicago's south side in the Englewood neighborhood and is a graduate of the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and Delphi University of Spiritual Studies. She is fiercely committed to healing the whole person and provides comprehensive services for her patients. Specializing in abuse and trauma, Dr. Cristerna has effectively worked with patients from all walks of life who struggle with various ailments including auditory and visual hallucinations, depression, anxiety, anger, and personality disorders. She provides psychological surgery that can be done in 1-3 days, traditional psychotherapy services, and psychological medical preparation depending on the needs of each patient. While she does not accept insurance, she offers a sliding scale fee, medical loans, and insurance receipts so patients are able to receive reimbursement. Dr. Cristerna is committed to helping those who are committed to helping themselves. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Jinnie Cristerna "Each patient receives a customized treatment plan that can include clinical, psycho-spiritual or an integrated approach. Dr. Cristerna encourages the patient to be active in creating their treatment plan and treats them as an active leader in their own healing. Dr. Cristerna is available to patients after hours to assist with integration and follow-up as needed and works closely with medical staff to coordinate treatment. Dr. Cristerna takes her role as therapist seriously and considers it to be an honor to serve as a guide in each patient's sacred journey towards healing. "

16  Specialties

  • Clinical Social Work
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Eating Disorders
  • Exercise & Sports Psychology
  • Family Planning
  • Hypnosis
  • Jungian Analysis
  • Life Coaching
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Education

0  Board Certifications

Jinnie Cristerna does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Delphi University Of Spiritual Studies
    Other Education | Completed 2016
  • University Of Chicago
    Other Education | Completed 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Jinnie Cristerna, LCSW
It truly was an honor and a pleasure to work with Dr. Jinnie through my Yhandi experience. Every session was informative, detailed, honest, enjoyable and ultimately, worth while. It took me a few sessions to really buy into everything Yhandi was offering but once I plunged into it head first, I...Read More
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Dylan Ginsburg in Chicago, IL – Jul 12, 2018
Oh, sweet Dylan! That was such a wonderful review...Read More
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Treatment was absolutely life changing in a small amount of time. Dr. Christerna provides a completely safe space and amazing support. I wish everyone could have this healing experience.
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Rose Wolfson in Schaumburg, IL – Jul 12, 2018
Dearest Rose, thank you so much for your loving...Read More
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Jinnie has worked with my son throughout his adolescence, helping him to overcome trauma and to rebuild his sense of self. Jinnie has amazing strategies for healing and is highly recommended by our family.
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Lynn – May 07, 2018
Hello, Lynn! What a wonderful recommendation!...Read More
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Just had my first session with Jinnie Cristerna, and from the moment I walked in, I felt instantly at ease. Amazing, warm, and her energy is just so pure.
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Chicago, IL – Feb 03, 2018
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5 stars isn’t enough. Simply the best there is.
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Nick – Dec 26, 2017
Such a powerful sharing! Thank you so much, I am...Read More
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