M.A.,Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #202415
Founder/Clinical Director for Austin STRONG: Relationship Building Center
*Kristal is currently Not Taking New Clients*
I believe that everyone deserves to live an authentic, happy, connected, and fulfilled life.
My goal as a therapist is to help you discover what that looks like for you and your relationships.
I implement effective, structured psychotherapy methods to instill self-understanding and to adopt new attitudes and perspectives towards life's situations. I create a supportive space for you to explore what you want out of life and to be the architect of your own intimate relationships.
My sessions are personalized to suit your needs, and I will go the extra mile to provide you with all the tools you need to rediscover joy and purpose in your life and relationships.
It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the client and therapist alike. But, in the end, I believe that making small changes can bring life-altering results and I would love to help you on your journey to living your best life.
I created the STRONG Relationship Model which I use for couples therapy.
View the STRONG Relationship Model here
Hear me explain the STRONG Model here
My specialties include: Sex Therapy (including desire discrepancy/ out of control sexual behaviors/recovery from infidelity), EMDR for trauma and PTSD recovery, Gottman Marital Therapy, PREPARE/Enrich Premarital Counseling, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Conflict and Communication skill-building for high conflict couples, Working with US Veterans and First Responders.
Learn more about my background and licensing here
View my Psychology Today profile here
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