Crystal Smith is a Chicago native. Yet, has a wide range of experience in behavioral health both domestic and abroad.
Mrs. Smith gained experience supporting Military Treatment Facilities as an Integrated Behavioral Health consultant to primary care physicians, providing direct clinical counseling at an inpatient adolescent behavioral health unit, and as college professor and a clinical director in an outpatient mental health center. She also provided mental health counseling services in private practice, residential treatment and served as case management in the field of social work. Crystal Smith is board certified and licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Hawaii and as a LCPC in Guam.
Crystal Smith enthusiastic about providing evidence-based clinical services to optimize client daily functioning and promote optimal health over the lifespan. She provides counseling and therapy services to individuals, children, and couples. She is dedicated to empowering persons in need of care to not just "get better', nor merely establish a psychological equilibrium but to cultivate a lifelong commitment to personal, physical and emotional growth.
Kassandra Engfer is a native of New York. Kassandra has a wide range of clinical experience on the East coast as well as in Hawaii, in both behavioral health and academia.
Kassandra has 20 plus years working with families and adolescents providing clinical counseling services, advocacy, and treatment planning. She has also consulted on teams with physicians, law enforcement, foster care systems, and school personnel.
Kassandra has gained experience supporting Military Members and their families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, and as a professor at Hawaii Pacific University.
Kassandra has also provided mental health counseling services in private practice in NY and Hawaii.
Kassandra Engfer is board certified and licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in New York and Hawaii. In addition, she is a Nationally Certified Counselor.
Kassandra has a passion to assist people on their journey to wholeness. She is enthusiastic about providing evidence-based clinical services to optimize client daily functioning and promote optimal health over the lifespan. She provides counseling and therapy services to individuals, children, and couples. She is dedicated to empowering persons in need of care to not just "get better', nor merely establish a
Dr. Smith has over 20 years of experience helping adults and families achieve personal growth, navigating through challenging times, and improving emotional wellness. Donna utilizes eclectic therapeutic approaches (e.g., mindfulness, and positive psychology) to increase the most favorable outcomes. Donna’s therapeutic specialties include substance addictions, mood disorders (depression and anxiety), and stress management.
“I believe that counseling is an interactive process and needs to be tailored to your particular needs. I provide a warm, safe space for you to talk about your life and receive support and validation. It takes courage to reach out and take the first steps toward change and inner fulfillment. I am here to support and empower you”
Tiffany Davis is a licensed professional counselor in Hawaii, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. She earned her Masters of Arts in clinical and counseling psychology from Chestnut Hill College in 2013 and Bachelors of Art in psychology 2009. With ten years of experience in the mental health field she had worked in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies and in home treatment, private practice, schools, and military installations. Tiffany has worked with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She has training in eco systemic family therapy, completed the level one Gottman couples counseling course, and solution focused therapy.
Tiffany believes in a collaborative approach with clients to achieve their goals. This is done through creating safe and supportive spaces to develop new insight, self awareness, and the skill to create change. Tiffany supports depression, anxiety, martial issues, behavioral concerns, work stress and more.
Dr Anthony Grady is a native of Chicago, IL and has worked with families for over 20 plus years. He has served in various roles such as case manager, paralegal, clinical manager for the Department of Children and Family Services, and an adjunct professor for both graduate and undergraduate psychology students.
Dr. Grady specializes in adolescents, couples, family therapy, and men's issues. He aims to offer healing and wholeness to the individuals he serve. Dr Grady believes that therapy is a collaborative process and guides clients to increase self-awareness, gain new perspectives, decrease symptoms, and increase personal strengths to have a more meaningful life experience.
Erica Threet provides treatment to individuals, families, couples, and groups for mental and emotional health issues and relationship problems. She treat clients with a variety of conditions, including anxiety, depression, grief, low self-esteem, stress, and couples counseling.
Erica’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Services can include individual, couples, family and group therapy across the lifespan. Erica is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Crisis Intervention. She continues to seek ongoing updates to her skills and knowledge base.
Erica is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health.
Ly Phan is a licensed social worker in Hawai'i. She is dedicated to her clients' success and progress in therapy through a focused and collaborative approach. Ly uses intersectionality, strengths-based perspective and trauma-informed care in working with clients to address concerns and explore underlying meanings and behaviors. Ly specializes in individual therapy, women's issues, and life transitions. Ly is a graduate of the Management Fellows Program at Columbia University School of Social Work, specializing in International Social Welfare.
Originally from New York City, Ly currently resides in Honolulu, HI with her husband, and their fur baby, Spud. She enjoys hiking and stand-up paddling in her free time. Ly Phan treats clients out of International Behavioral Health. IBH is a new Behavioral Health Clinic located in downtown Honolulu. She provides behavioral health services to adults, couples, families, children and are one of the few clinics that are still offering face to face and virtual counseling services during these COVID 19 times.
Lalani Reaves, a graduate student of Capella University, is studying to become a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Lalani has experience as a social worker in the Foster Care 18-21 program. She teaches foster care youth between the ages of 18-21 independent living skills and supports them in furthering their education and/or employment endeavors. Lalani has a passion for helping others which is what brought her to the counseling profession.
She has been an advocate for domestic violence and enjoys working with women, children, and couples. Lalani also is a wife and mother of 3 children. She enjoys spending time with her family who have been her greatest supporters. Lalani is hard-working, goal oriented and has a heart for people. She is purposed to share her life experiences and knowledge with others to position them for success.
Katie Weldon is a Master’s level Clinical Mental Health Counseling intern beginning her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology in the Fall of 2021. Originally from San Diego, CA, her clinical experience includes adolescents, active duty military individuals, military spouses and couples, LGBTQIA+, anxiety, and survivors of prior trauma. Her clinical interests include anxiety, childhood abuse survivors, trauma-informed therapy, emotionally-focused therapeutic interventions, existentialism, social justice and advocacy. Katie takes a person-centered approach to therapy believing that the most important changes stem from healing relationships with her clients. Her achievements in the academic setting include Chi Sigma Iota and Omega Nu Lambda honor society memberships. Katie sees clients under the direct supervision of a doctoral level Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an LPC, Psy.D. Katie is a military spouse and a homeschooling mother of two children on the Autism Spectrum, bringing a unique perspective to the field and making her well-suited to major military hubs like Hawaii.
Diamond Crider is a counselor in training at Northwestern University working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Diamond is from South Carolina and believes that counseling is a cohesive relationship that helps individuals, couples, families, and groups accomplish mental health wellness and career/life goals. Diamond has experience working with adults that struggle with conditions like anxiety, depression, PTSD and assist individuals and couples solve life and work stressors. Diamond is also experienced working with couples with premarital counseling and couples counseling. Additionally, Diamond is a United States Airforce veteran, therefore she is comfortable working with vets and current military members. She is knowledgeable about the different issues that military members face.
Diamond is working to become a multicultural, solution focused counselor. Diamond understands that context matters and must be taken into considerations when attempting to understand struggles that individuals face. In the future, she will work with groups and children with a range of issues, from anxiety to PTSD. Diamond is due to graduate in summer 2021, and plan to work with children and their parents to help develop reliable family units where children can grow and thrive in healthy environments. Diamond will be a strong student counselor and license counselor because Northwestern’s master's program is CACREP accredited, and she is working under extremely knowledgeable supervisors and professors.
University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology
Northwestern University, Master of Art in Counseling
I have made my home and established it in the Midwest. Through my work, I am committed to helping people overcome depression, anxiety, and other stressors that affect all of us at some time in our lives.
I believe that healing is a collaborative endeavor that requires honest caring without judgment, and I cooperatively assist my clients in clarifying their goals for treatment. Instead of adopting one methodology for individuals and issues. I draw from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. As a therapist I am warm, caring open, and direct. I consider myself an active therapist, combining experience, education, creativity, and a sense of humor with a down-to-earth approach to counseling
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