Chris Bertiaux

Chris Bertiaux

Counselor Assistant

Chris Bertiaux is a graduate student at Webster University pursuing an MA in clinical mental health counseling and is currently serving as a counseling intern with Magnolia Center. Chris is on track to apply for licensure as an LPC-A and an LAC-A, with a desire to achieve independent licensure status accordingly. Chris would like to achieve a CSAT certification as well.

Chris was born in Pueblo, CO, spent his childhood in Hilo, HI, and graduated high school in Georgetown, SC. Chris went on to graduate with his BA in communication from College of Charleston and currently resides in Charleston, SC. Chris is active in physical fitness, considers himself an adequate Fantasy Football player, cheers for Louisiana State University, and is in active recovery since November 26th, 2018.

Chris believes in a solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and multicultural approach to addiction and trauma recovery counseling. Chris’s focus is to provide clients with a safe environment to share thoughts and feelings, explore their development as a human, and guide clients in developing skills to maintain positive thinking and adaptive behaviors.

“From sobriety, all other gifts in life seamlessly flow”




  • Precision guided Behavioral Health-Diagnostic Assessments. Individualized Treatment Planning
  • Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluation (where clinically indicated).
  • Family Counseling
  • Trauma Touch Therapy®
  • Intervention Program: Triage and screening of the client’s needs, a comprehensive clinical assessment, report writing, family consultation\counseling and case management\care coordination for placement in a compatible treatment program.
  • Coordination of Medication Assisted Treatment & Medication Maintenance Treatment (where clinically indicated).
  • Coordination of Primary Care, Health\Medical and Medication interventions, education and monitoring.
  • Group & Individual Therapy\education.
  • Relapse Prevention-Basic and Advanced utilizing the Gorski-CENAPS model. Design and integration of support systems that enhance wellness and recovery efforts.
  • Coping and Life Skills development.
  • Spiritual Exploration and Formation Counseling.