Kristina Furia is the founder and executive director of both Emerge Wellness and Philadelphia LGBTQ Counseling. As a psychotherapist, Kristina has focused her practice on helping many types of people including members of the LGBT community, those struggling in a relationship or the loss of a relationship, as well as more generalized difficulties such as anxiety and depression. As a business owner, she is inspired to create safe and comfortable environments conducive to helping people to heal and grow in their physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Kristina is Chair of the Committee for Private Practice Development at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis and helps emerging therapists to develop thriving and sustaining practices. She is also a mental health columnist for the Philadelphia Gay News.

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.”

Kristina Furia, Executive Director, Psychotherapist