I am a licensed clinical social worker with 8 years experience in counseling/direct care and an additional four years experience in supportive roles for mental/behavioral health. I have worked in family care (residential) settings, in-patient psychiatric hospital settings, school and community based services and with a Federally Qualified Health Care Center (FQHC) healthcare setting. I have worked with clients (youth, adults and families) experiencing a wide variety of issues to include family dynamics, school/work related stress, depression and anxiety, loss or change and trauma.
I realize I might not be everyone's cup of tea as my style is a little different than some. I believe in using a combination of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and internal family systems to approach my clients. I also utilize components of play therapy not only for children/youth but with my adult clients as well! I love to work collaboratively with my clients for treatment planning, goal setting and outcomes and rely on a positive client/therapist dynamic to set the tone for our meetings.
I recognize that in today's society, there is such an amazing choice for mental health providers, with a vast array of experience. I look forward to meeting new clients and challenges and helping you face whatever issue you might be struggling with so, together, we can set you on the path to healing.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Trauma and abuse
LGBT , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Antisocial Personality , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Dependent Personality , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Emptiness , Family Problems , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Gender Dysphoria , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Narcissism , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Paranoia , Personality Disorders , Phobias , Posttraumatic Stress , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Sexual Dysfunction , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Trichotillomania , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #BBH-LCSW-LIC-8368 (Expires: 2020-12-31)
Crystal was so sweet and helpful!! I really appreciated her advice and insight!
Crystal offers practical tools to get over the mental roadblocks that can come with anxiety and stress. She helps me identify behaviors associated with my anxiety and coaches me on ways to interrupt the cycle of negative thoughts that prevail during stressful instances. Most of all I appreciate her directness because for me that makes her advice easier to commit to memory.