Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Team

Christine King, MA joins Wood River from the Interfaith Counseling Center where she has served as Executive Director for over 10 years, leading the organization in great growth and programmatic delivery. Her leadership skills and development of community connections have created a network of trauma healing services in the Providence area. While trained as a counselor, she has blended her knowledge of the field and practice with leadership and community development to create partnerships, referrals paths, and collaborative services to provide accessible and barrier free care to those in need.

Christine's servant leadership style and abiding philosophy of care have led to collaborative teams, inclusive environments and healing work. A graduate of Providence College and the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Christine also has experience in Kingian Nonviolence Training, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and is also pursuing a post Masters Certificate in Mental Health Counseling. She has served on a number of boards and committees in community organizations and is a 2016 MU graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. Being outside, hiking, and reading are favorite pastimes.