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About Nicole Christina

Nicole Christina, LCSW, is a psychotherapist of 30 years, specializing in food and body issues. She’s the creator and host of the popular podcast Zestful Aging https://www.nicolechristina.com/podcasts, which is heard in 54 countries worldwide. To find out more, go to https://www.nicolechristina.com.
Latest Posts | By Nicole Christina
What I Learned from Competing in the New York State Senior Tennis Games
10 months ago

What I Learned from Competing in the New York State Senior Tennis Games

I just returned from the New York State Senior Olympics, held about an hour from my home. I played both singles and doubles tennis. Read More

Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home
12 months ago

Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home

Any excitement I had for my son preparing to go 2700 miles away to college has been replaced by an aching, heavy heart. And because it’s such a big transition for both of us, I suggested he take his dog with him – a 14-pound Jack Russell with a big personality. Read More

Letting Your Kids Go: Why My Son Starting College in Another Town Was So Hard
1 year ago

Letting Your Kids Go: Why My Son Starting College in Another Town Was So Hard

I’ve been a psychotherapist for 25 years, and I think I’m pretty good at it. I can empathize with all kinds of people, and I’m surprised sometimes how easy it is to feel connected to a client’s suffering with whom I would never cross paths outside of my office. Read More

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age
1 year ago

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age

I just saw a touching documentary called The Age of Love . It’s about a speed dating event for 70–90-year-olds that took place in upstate NY, and follows the participants before, during and after the event. Read More