Crystal Paredes is a Professional Counselor, with a B.A. earned from the University of Wyoming, WY (LPC 1343; MS, Walden University, MN). As an independently licensed professional counselor she offers 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 her work permits her 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. She uses problem solving, strength oriented and goal-directed strategies to help persons resolve challenges in their lives. She also draws evidence based practices that are founded in the following (but not limited to) theories: Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Dialectical Behavioral Theory, Bowen Family Theory, Systems Based Theories, Person in Environment Theories. Crystal is also trained as Mental Health First Aid Trainer.
In her free time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with her family.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allows things to pass. - Warren Buffet