Founder and CEO of Eclectic Minds Therapy – LMFT #107939
Crystal is a therapist who sees a therapist. She believes you already have the answers within you, her job is to help you discover that. She especially loves working with people who are motivated to have something in their lives change, but aren’t sure what or how. She specializes in serving young adults, ages 12-25. She is also trained in EMDR, and enjoys playing Animal Crossing, watching (and posting) to TikTok, and introducing her kids to 80s/90s cult classic movies.
- Bachelors in Social Work, Azusa Pacific University, 2009
- Master’s of Social Work, CSULB, 2012
After graduating from Florida State University with a dual bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Theatre, Danielle moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Throughout her time as an actor, she learned that she was enamored with the human psyche and the healing components the acting process brought to her. In conjunction with drama therapy classes at the Drama Therapy Institute of Los Angeles, she completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles.
As an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #118409, Danielle utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities and techniques stemming from cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory and mindfulness based practices. She is trained in both EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Brainspotting, techniques often used in processing experiences and traumas. As an artist herself, she also incorporates eclectic art therapies as a form of healing.
Danielle Rowe is an Associate Marriage and Family therapist in her third year of clinical work. After graduating from California State University Channel Islands with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Danielle attended University of the West and completed her masters in clinical psychology. As an associate therapist, Danielle utilizes an integrative approach of treatment that is influenced by cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness based practice, and client-centered therapy. She has experience in treating mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, relational issues, LGBTQ+ issues and more. Danielle was formally trained in LGBTQ+ affirming therapy and mindfulness based practice.
Growing up in southern California, some of Danielle’s hobbies include hiking, going to the beach, reading, and mountain bike riding. Some things she is passionate about include self-discovery, connecting to our life purpose, living authentically, healing, and social justice.
Jenny Rivera-Cruz has a MSW from The University of Southern California, with emphasis on Children and Families. Jenny has an LCSW with around ten years of experience in providing psychotherapy to individuals, families, couples, and teens. Jenny has a passion to serve and empower individuals to seek and find their inner strengths to overcome trauma endured. Jenny enjoys providing/running group therapy to help individuals develop communication/ socialization skills that allows clients to learn how to express their hardships/issues as well as develop self-awareness by listening to others with similar lived experiences. Jenny has learned that individuals who have the motivation to improve their quality of life and find the courage to seek growth through vulnerability and hard work can reach their life goals and potential. Jenny continues to support, guide, and assist individuals, families, and couples by providing skills to learn how to manage depression, anxiety, PTSD, family relationship issues, self-esteem, women issues, and other mental health illness.
Jenny’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and assessment/ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Jenny believes that it is important to identify all aspects of an individual’s life that impacts their well-being (physical health, support system, work/school environment as well as faith/spirituality for therapy to be successful. Jenny utilizes techniques and skills from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychoeducation and her all-time favorite mindfulness and relaxation. The drive to empower others to connect with their inner child has been her motto, like Thich Nhat Hanh said “the cry we hear from deep in our hearts comes from the wounded child within. Healing this inner child’s pain is the key to transforming anger, sadness, and fear.