Master of Social Work, Boston College
Lea Christo, MSW, LICSW, BCPA, is an Associate Professor of Practice in the School Counseling Program, 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.