Crystal received her master’s degree from Montreat College’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She is currently pursuing a Phd in Counseling and Psychological Studies at Regent University specializing in Trauma and Crisis work. Crystal focuses on providing quality therapy using empirically based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Crystal has worked with individuals struggling with trauma, mood, and psychotic disorders.
Crystal is one of our Embedded Behavioral Health Clinicians at Asheville Police and Fire department as well as Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office. She delivers brief interventions and individual therapy to all emergency personnel. Crystal is a clinician on the Western North Carolina Peer Support Network, participating in Debriefings, Defusings and Crisis Management Briefings to support and deliver specialized post-critical incident services to emergency personnel in Western North Carolina. Crystal is also fully credentialed with the 911 World Trade Center Health Program.
Crystal previously worked in community mental health with people who struggle with a variety of disorders. She also provides group and individual therapy with adults and adolescents.