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Photograph of Crystal Goodman mental health therapist with Complete Health Wellness Group

Crystal S. Goodman, LCPC

Mental Health Therapist
Ages: Adolescents, Young Adults, & Adults
Licensed: Maryland


Crystal S. Goodman is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) able to serve clients based in Maryland. She is a compassionate advocate for mental health, dedicated to empowering individuals to live their best authentic lives. Crystal obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Morgan State University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology- DC Campus. Crystal embarked on her journey with a burning desire to offer help and support to others, propelling her towards a career in counseling and advocacy. She refined her skills during her Practicum and Internship in community mental health, working with individuals of all ages facing a range of challenges such as depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorders. Throughout this experience, Crystal cultivated expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), assisting clients with managing their thoughts, regulating emotions, and providing trauma-informed treatment. After obtaining her license, Crystal joined an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) facility, where she was able to develop an interest in addictions and group counseling. She witnessed firsthand the transformative power of compassion, collaboration, and encouragement in clients' quests to overcome life's obstacles. As her career progressed, she transitioned into Private Practice, focusing on serving BIPOC populations. This opportunity further ignited her passion and commitment to advocate for mental health within Black and Brown communities, reinforcing her mission to be a beacon of support and change.

Therapeutic Approach

Crystal employs a combination of Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) throughout your therapeutic journey. Viewing you as the master of your own life, she serves as your guide towards healing. Crystal collaborates with you to explore how your experiences shape your thoughts, actions, and physiological responses. Integrating mindfulness techniques, expressive arts, and motivational interviewing, she provides well-rounded support as you progress through therapy. With vast experience in assisting clients battling depression, anxiety, and mood disorders, Crystal excels at steering individuals through these obstacles that often obstruct one's ability to carry out essential tasks and can create feelings of isolation. Using evidence-based therapeutic approaches and strategies, Crystal offers steadfast support and advice during your treatment. She firmly believes in the essential role of self-care in overall wellness, and together, you will craft a plan to prioritize this vital aspect of your life. Crystal acknowledges the integral value of building a strong therapeutic relationship rooted in trust, respect, and empathy. This strong foundation sets the stage for transparent communication, cooperative efforts, and ultimately, favorable treatment outcomes. Amidst a world of turmoil, she will guide you towards finding inner tranquility through grounding exercises and meditation.

Crystal is committed to fostering a secure and welcoming environment where clients can express their true selves, providing a safe haven that guides them through the therapeutic process. During your initial session, she will dedicate time to understand you, identify what brings you to therapy, and discuss your objectives for creating goals custom-fit to your needs. With her wide-ranging skills, Crystal will work with you to holistically address your primary concerns. She firmly believes that you are more than a diagnosis—you are a whole person, and she approaches treatment with this holistic lens. Crystal empathetically understands your needs and fosters empowerment for growth and resilience.


While the prospect of therapy may seem daunting, it's essential to acknowledge that it offers a secure environment to traverse challenges, emotions, and difficult situations. Starting this journey may evoke feelings of unease, but remember that seeking help is a true demonstration of your courage. Crystal is by your side, unwavering in her commitment to guide you through life's challenges. This is your moment, your time, your hour!

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety

  • Grief & Loss

  • Codependency

  • Panic

  • Mindfulness

  • Self Care

  • Depression

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Emotional Abuse

  • Self Esteem

  • Dual Diagnosis

  • Spirituality

  • Racial Identity

  • Self Criticism

  • Communication

  • Academic Concerns

  • Mood Disorders

  • Women’s Issues

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Coping Skills

  • Life Transitions

  • Stress

  • Relationships

  • Workplace Issues

Therapeutic Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions

  • Compassion Focused

  • Culturally Sensitive

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Expressive Arts

  • Interpersonal

  • Trauma Focused

  • Collaborative Therapy

Advanced Trainings & Certifications

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and Personality Disorders

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

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