At Brighten Up!, we believe in offering the full spectrum of treatments available to compliment traditional medication of mental illness. Each of these experts believe in the mission and vision of Brighten Up! to bring mental health out of the darkness and into the “Bright Side” of life.


Christene Smart

Christene Smart


Christene's career began as a Director of a Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation unit and progressed to work in inpatient level of care on a psychiatric unit where she remained for five years. She then moved to outpatient mental health treatment where she gained further knowledge of how to conduct private practice.

By utilizing her unique approach to Psychotherapy, including an eclectic use of various theoretical approaches, Christene's clients arrive at a place of change.

Watch Christene's webinar presentation, "Eating Disorders," on Brighten Up!