Crystal Jing Shi, LPC-Intern Supervised by Kelly Cheatham, PhD, LPC-S

Crystal enjoys working with individual adults and couples. As a therapist, Crystal provides services in a caring and non-judgmental environment where clients can feel safe to share lifes deepest hurts. Crystal tailors treatment to meet each persons specific needs by taking into consideration the uniqueness of each persons background, life experience, culture, and worldview. Her desire is to empower each person to face lifes challenges, as well as develop strength, hope, and the additional skills needed to find healing and achieve their goals. She uses counseling techniques and skills to empower clients to overcome difficulties in their lives, establish healthy boundaries, and to cope with their problems.

Crystal earned her Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern.Crystal grew up in China, studied and worked in South Korea, and came to the United States to further her education in counseling. As a result, she has a unique understanding of people with different racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. She also speaks perfect English and Mandarin Chinese. Her warm, friendly, and calm personality makes her clients feel comfortable working with her. She is always ready to be a student of her clients lives.

Throughout her years of experience as a therapist, Crystal has worked with adults and families in various settings. She has a special interest in working with people with severe trauma, prolonged anxiety, and individuals and families who are feeling isolated or afraid to ask for support or help.

Crystal‘s special areas of interests include:

  • Trauma/Disassociated Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Codependency/Boundary Issues
  • Domestic, Dating, or Family Violence
  • Relationship issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Homosexuality/Gay/Lesbian
  • Infidelity/Divorce Recovery
  • Grief & Loss

Special skills: Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English

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