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The small one builds cages

for everyone they know.
While the sage,
who has to duck their head
when the moon is low,
keeps dropping keys

all night long for the

*Adapted from "Dropping Keys" by Hafiz

Crystal Amundson


Crystal (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified Daring Way Facilitator who earned her Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology at Eastern Washington University. 


Over the last 20 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, foster care/adoption, life transitions, relationship support, and trauma.  She pulls from Developmental Attachment, Brainspotting, & Shame Resilience Theory to tailor treatment for her clients.  She prioritizes creating safe spaces that respect a client's spirituality, natural supports, and gender identity. 


In addition to counseling services, Crystal holds a value around empowering others to do this important work.  She has partnered with Montana Pediatrics to serve the Ft Peck Native Nation as well as training helping professionals and agencies.  With experience in 1:1 consultation to presenting to international audiences, no ask is too big or small.  ​

Crystal grew up in Montana & lives in Billings, Montana with her husband, children, and dog.  

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