Our Team
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Dr. Crystal

Dr. Crystal Krueger DBH, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Crystal is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has passionately helped individuals and families move from surviving after trauma to finding post-traumatic growth. Crystal received her Doctorate in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University in 2021, which followed her Master’s degree from Ottawa University in 2013. Over the past decade she has since enjoyed helping families and individuals understand the impact of trauma and find resiliency and healing.

Crystal is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is trained in EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Forward Facing Trauma Therapy, Theraplay, Sand Tray Play Therapy, and Brainspotting. She is currently receiving training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. While she has a strong neurological approach to understanding trauma, she utilizes different modalities of therapy to best fit each individual.  She is honored to walk alongside families and individuals as they find empowerment in their healing process.

Crystal believes strongly in community awareness and has dedicated her time and support to help train a variety of professionals and volunteers working with individuals who have experienced trauma. She has been the keynote speaker at several conferences to support this cause. She has trained national audiences including foster and adoptive families, mental health professionals, law enforcement personal, attorneys, school staff and board members, and medical staff. In addition, she has published articles in Adoption Today and Foster Families Today.






Kashmir Frank, LMF

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Kashmir received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Arizona State University in 2018 and earned her independent license in the state of Arizona as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Kashmir’s primary passion is supporting couples and families in the healing process in both trauma and relational struggles.  She has found a unique specialty in supporting couples in overcoming the effects of trauma and understanding how each partner’s childhood adversity has impacted the relationship.  Kashmir understands the importance of aiding couples and families through relational issues, as well as helping individuals who struggle to balance their emotions after experiencing an adversity. Kashmir is currently undergoing Level 1 of the Gottman Institute training.  The Gottman Institute provides specialized training to assist in couples therapy.

Over the past four years, Kashmir has developed a passion for working with children in various environments. When working with children, Kashmir utilizes a play therapy approach to facilitate children in processing through hardships and to help them understand their emotions.  This child-centered approach supports healing at each child’s own pace while supporting parents in understanding their child’s needs. Kashmir is training in Level 1 Sand Tray Play Therapy and is scheduled to attend Level 2 in February 2023. 

Kashmir integrates mindfulness and somatic-regulation techniques to assist individuals in managing symptoms of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She excels in making great effort to assist couples, families, and individuals in reaching their goals by providing the tools to improve relationships with oneself and others. Kashmir strives to create a positive and safe experience to increase overall well-being and a healthy mental state.







Dezeree Martinez, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Dezeree is passionate about helping people understand and transcend beyond the effects of trauma. She specializes in helping clients make connections between the problems they are struggling with now and their early life experiences to gain resiliency and growth.  She works with clients to process their trauma and understand its impact on areas of life, such as parenting, relationships, family dynamics, self-worth, emotion regulation, trust, development, and social skills.

Dezeree received her Master’s of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2017. Since then, she has worked with many populations in identifying and treating a variety of mental health concerns. With a strong person-centered approach and, working from an attachment-perspective of trauma, she uses many different modalities of therapy to best support each client and family. Dezeree pulls from a variety of theoretical orientations, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive-Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy.

Dezeree is most passionate about helping parents recognize the impact of their own childhood trauma and learn skills to prevent unintentional trauma for their children. She developed the curriculum for a psychoeducational therapy group called Breaking the Cycle: Parenting Group and has facilitated the group for the last four years. This group focuses on educating parents about the importance of secure attachments, the long-term effects of childhood trauma, how to effectively work through their trauma, and learn new skills for fostering healthy emotional development and resiliency in their children.