Instructors

Crystal Amundson, MS, LCPC, RPT-S

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As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist, Crystal’s clinical & educational experiences provide the foundation for her courses.  She received her Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology at Eastern Washington University and is a member of the Association for Play Therapy and American Counseling Association.  She specializes in Childhood Mental Health, working with children ages 2-12, alongside their caregivers.  She has worked with youth across the spectrum of care, from outpatient, to residential, to acute inpatient.  Her particular interests include early childhood, trauma, foster care/adoption, parenting support, and attachment.  Crystal operates from a strengths-based theoretical orientation that strives to empower both the client & their identified support system through the course of treatment.

Crystal lives in Billings, Montana with her husband and daughters.  Beyond her role as founder of Relating Play, Crystal works in private practice as a child & family therapist.