Crystal Amundson, MS, LCPC, RPT-S, CDWF-Candidate
Crystal is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor who earned her Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology at Eastern Washington University. She deeply believes in the power of connection, play, and vulnerability and has developed a counseling practice around these concepts. She pulls from Developmental, Attachment, & Shame Resilience Theory to tailor treatment for her clients. Over the last 16 years, she has worked with people across the spectrum of care, from outpatient, to residential, to acute inpatient. Crystal has extensive experience in the areas of early childhood, trauma, foster care/adoption, parenting support, and attachment.
In addition to counseling services, Crystal provides training and consultation to helping professionals and agencies. Her services are designed to be relevant and accessible, so that more can be empowered to do this important work.
Crystal grew up in Montana & lives in Billings, Montana with her husband & children.
Michael Stamm, MS, LCPC, RPT-S
Relating Play is excited to partner with Michael of Bozeman Play Therapy. Michael is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor who earned his Master's of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Montana State University-Bozeman. For the past 17 years, he has been providing therapeutic services across a variety of settings, including therapeutic youth group homes, in-home services, and school-based mental health. Michael founded Bozeman Play Therapy, LLC in Bozeman, MT in 2017, where he specializes in treating children and their families utilizing both a strength-based and child centered perspective. His professional interests include Child Centered Play Therapy, neurobiological aspects of play, and attachment. As a play therapist, Michael’s goal is to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for children to express themselves using their primary language: Play.
Michael’s clinical work provides the framework for his supervision of those seeking to become Registered Play Therapists. Utilizing a developmental model of supervision, he seeks to both empower and guide new play therapists as they discover the therapeutic powers of play.
Michael enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two dogs exploring the many wonders of Montana, traveling, and being playful.