Crystal Gardner Turner


About me

Hello, my name is Crystal Gardner. I am licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Missouri. I have worked in mental healthcare for almost 20 years. Through a person-centered approach and solution focused care, I thrive in assisting people address their areas of concern to have a better quality of life. I have had the honor of working with adults, youth and families who have had difficulties with life's stressors dealing with relationships, trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety and other life stressors. Utilizing a combination of theoretical approaches, including, social ecological, cognitive-behavioral and reality therapies, I collaborate with you to meet you where you are.

I specialize in the following areas, however, this list is not exhaustive, if you have a question please reach out.

• Anxiety (social, generalized)
• Bipolar & Depressive & Other Mood Disturbances
• Psychosis ( including auditory/ visual hallucinations)
• Adjustment Issues
• Trauma & Stress Related Concerns
• Substance Use
• Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity
• Anger/ Control Concerns
• Problems related to family/interpersonal relationships

I hope to work with you and thank you for considering me.


  • Parenting issues
  • Self esteem
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Anger management , Bipolar disorder , Compassion fatigue , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Communication Problems , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Isolation/Loneliness , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


MO LCSW 2020010914


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Crystal Gardner Turner. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Dec 29, 2022 after therapy with Crystal for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and sleeping disorders

Crystal is really trying to do a fantastic job for me

Written on Aug 20, 2022 after therapy with Crystal for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and coping with life changes

Crystal has been a wonderful therapist. I struggle with anxiety and she has been helpful in dealing with that and some of my triggers with my dad. She has also made good recommendations about resources I can use. I always look forward to my sessions

Work with me!