Company: Warriors Heart
Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Christine E. Myers, LPC, LCDC, MAC, Counselor at Palmer Drug Abuse Program, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in counseling.
After tearing her ACL while instructing a dance class at the Ivy League School of Dance, where she served as owner and director from 1986 to 2011, Ms. Myers spent more time at home and found herself drawn to bible studies. She began hosting bible study sessions at her home where she counseled those who attended, seemingly discovering a newfound passion. As her work continued to tug at her heart, Ms. Myers felt that the Lord was guiding her in the direction of counseling professionally, as she had always loved to help people. Upon earning various certifications in the field, Ms. Myers now serves as a counselor with the Palmer Drug Abuse Program through Warriors Heart, a role she attained in 2013. In her profession, she works with clients dealing with mental health disorders, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Myers was a restorative biblical counselor for Mustard Seed Ministries Biblical Counseling from 2012 to 2013. From 2007 to 2009, she was a program manager at the Fairweather Lodge for San Antonio Urban Ministries/Family Endeavors, as well as a life skills counselor at the Texas Adolescent Treatment Center in 2007. Additionally, Ms. Myers served as a volunteer to helping the homeless through the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse in 2008. Dedicated to constant learning and improvement, she maintains affiliation with the American Association of Christian Counselors and the National and Texas Associations for Addiction Professionals.
Distinguished for her knowledge of the principles, policies, practices, concepts, and regulations of mental health prevention and treatment programs, Ms. Myers has received myriad accolades throughout her career. In 2011, she was honorably named Most Valuable Teacher at the George Gervin Academy by the Teachers Education Agency. Ms. Myers also earned a national award for mental health and wellness in 2009 and an Outcomes Award from the Coalition for Community Living, Inc. in 2008. Notably, she served as a chief and staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1994. For her service, she earned first place in the Air Force Tops and Blue Competition in 1997 and was named Female Athlete of the Year at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1991. In addition, she received the Base Superior Performance Award from Inspector General in 1987, 1989, and 1990. Ms. Myers attributes her vast success to her faith and hard work.
Currently in pursuit of a Master of Science in social work from Walden University, Ms. Myers acquired a Master of Arts in counseling from Liberty University in 2014. In 2010, she achieved a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Liberty University and an Operational Certificate in Counseling from the Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies of San Antonio. Additionally, Ms. Myers earned an Associate of Arts in liberal arts from Alan Hancock College in 1993 and an Associate of Arts in personnel management from the Community College of the Air Force in 1990. Looking ahead in her career, Ms. Myers plans to spearhead her own business in post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma, as well as obtain training in exclusive therapy and CPT.
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