I have been an independently licensed professional counselor since 2012. As an independently licensed professional counselor I offer support services to empower each person and/or family to fully function in society by assisting all people to reach their potential through a life-long learning process. The nature of my work permits me to perform a variety of care services including but not limited to: individual therapy, family therapies, couples therapy, long-term counseling services, crisis and short-term brief therapy, consultation, coaching and training. I use problem solving, goal-directed strategies to help persons resolve challenges in their lives. I also draw evidence based practices that are founded in the following (but not limited to) theories: Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Dialectical Behavioral Theory, solution-focused therapy, and play therapy. I am also trained as a mental health first aid trainer and verbal de-escalation trainer.
I graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2005 with a B.A. in psychology. I completed my M.S. in mental health counseling from Walden University in 2010 and I am pursuing a PhD in Healthcare Administration.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Codependency, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Life Purpose
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
WY LPC LPC-1343
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Crystal is great! I'm so happy to work with her. She helped me a lot since I started therapy with her :)
Written on Nov 29, 2022 after therapy with Crystal for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and adhd
Crystal has been great to work with. She’s empathetic, listens well and really gets to know her patients.
Written on Nov 29, 2022 after therapy with Crystal for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
I just started seeing Crystal but I feel like she already understands how to work with me and motivates me to grow!
Written on Feb 22, 2022 after therapy with Crystal for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and career difficulties
Crystal was very understanding and helpful.
Written on Apr 25, 2021 after therapy with Crystal for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and bipolar disorder