Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW, BCPA

Associate Professor of Practice, Human Services & Rehab Studies

School of Graduate Studies

School Counseling Program; Coordinator of Resiliency in Helping Professions Program

508-767-7503 Kennedy Hall - Room 107 B

Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW, BCPA, is an Associate Professor of Practice in the School Counseling Program at, the School of Graduate Studies. She formally directed the Health Advocacy Program at Assumption University and co-developed the curriculum options in healthcare management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She currently serves as a member of Assumption’s Veterans Success Committee and remains an active board member of the National Patient Advocacy Certification Board. Ms. Christo has worked at The Massachusetts Department of Social Services, McLean Hospital, The University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Friendly House, Inc., and The Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Ms. Christo received her Master of Social Work degree from Boston College and has completed intensive training as a teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion through the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine.


Master of Social Work, Boston College