Kristina (Nina) Braga, MHC-A

Pre-licensed therapist, Certified yoga teacher, Ayurvedic counseling student


Ages seen: 15+

Individual counseling, Couples counseling, Group counseling

In-person & Telehealth


Approach to treatment

Nina uses a mind-body-spirit approach to understand each individual’s uniqueness with an emphasis on creating a non-judgmental and explorative atmosphere. She believes in the healing power of accessing the present moment and making space for whatever arises as it arises. Through collaboration and trust, Nina is passionate about creating a space where you can explore your values and goals in order to make meaningful shifts and find meaning in your life. 

As a certified yoga instructor since 2015 and a current student of Ayurvedic counseling, Nina believes in using the body’s intrinsic wisdom as a guide to foster our own natural capacity for healing. 


Theories & Interventions

Nina’s approach is influenced by:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Internal Family Systems Therapy

  • Person-Centered Therapy

  • Mindfulness practices

  • Breath-work

  • Guided visualization / manifestation

  • Psychosomatic awareness





Specialties & Expertise

  • Accessing the present moment

  • Making room for uncomfortable emotions

  • Using the wisdom of the body for healing

  • Solidifying goals and identifying values

  • Fostering a new relationship to your thoughts and feelings

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Life transitions

  • Mindfulness and breath-work


Nina is a great match for you if:

  • You feel as if your thoughts and emotions are controlling you.

  • You’d like to identify values to make a meaningful life.

  • You want to integrate the relaxation response into your daily routine.

  • You want help establishing self-care and balance in your day-to-day life.

  • You want to approach yourself with compassion and respect.

  • You’d like to process your feelings in a safe and nonjudgmental space.


Insurance & Rates for sessions with Nina:

Nina offers sessions at a private pay rate of $85 per session for those not using insurance.

She is also able to accept the following insurance plans:

  • United Healthcare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Student Resources (Brown University)
  • Tufts
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield