Crystal Jackson

Degree: Counseling, Psychology
License:  Licensed Psychologist
Specialties:  Children, Adolescents, Adults and Trauma Informed Care

Dr. Crystal Jackson is a fully Licensed Psychologist with the State of Michigan. She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology at Auburn University. While pursuing her degree, she also provided psychotherapy at Auburn University’s Student Counseling Center.  Dr. Jackson’s initial training, however, began at Alabama A&M University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Dr. Jackson is passionate about assisting individuals of all ages overcome life challenges and recognize their full potential.  Her post-graduate training led to her being awarded certification as a Certified Trauma Specialist. Dr. Jackson uses Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy treatment as she provides psychotherapy to clients who have survived traumatic experiences, such as:

  • domestic violence,
  • physical abuse,
  • sexual abuse,
  • and other acts of violence

Dr. Jackson is a strong advocate for her clients and strive to meet their mental health needs and guide them to post traumatic growth.

Dr. Crystal Jackson is experienced in working with:

  • Department of Human Services,
  • Child Welfare Services,
  • children and families receiving foster care services,
  • adoption services,
  • and reunification services.

Dr. Jackson has worked within the specialty of neuropsychology at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan, servicing patients with traumatic brain injuries and residual cognitive decline due other medical conditions. Additionally, she has and is able to provide therapy services to individuals with variable mental health concerns, including, but not limited to:

  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral issues
  • Communication/Relational issues
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parenting issues
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Religious/Spiritual Conflict
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Stress Management

In addition to using a Cognitive-Behavioral approach to treatment, Dr. Jackson also has an appreciation for the use of spiritual and religious biblical principles as a resource to help individuals thrive past life’s challenges.