Crystal Ferrendelli, PsyD
Dr. Crystal Ferrendelli has cared for dual-diagnosis patients with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health conditions across a spectrum of treatment settings, including inpatient, residential, outpatient and clinical programs where she has conducted individual, couples and group therapy. Dr. Ferrendelli has extensive experience with the LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming community as well as working with parents/caregivers of sexual orientation and gender diverse children. She is passionate about empowering individuals to live their most authentic life that is inclusive of their unique intersectionality.
Aside from an affirmative foundation with all patients, Dr. Ferrendelli uses an integrative approach, meeting the patient where they are in terms of treatment needs. Therapeutic methods include, but are not limited to, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), assisting patients with distress tolerance, emotion regulation and using mindfulness practices for adaptive behavior change and healthy coping.
Dr. Ferrendelli earned her Master’s degree from Pepperdine University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on multicultural community-clinical psychology from Alliant International University.
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