Crystal Shanks-Tracey is a Registered Counselling Therapist Candidate (RCT-C) with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists and a certified counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She received a BA (Hons) in Psychology from Mount Saint Vincent University, a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from Dalhousie University and graduated in 2017 with a Masters degree in Counselling (M.Ed.) from Acadia University.
Crystal draws from a holistic, client-centred approach in working with clients, focusing on creating a safe space in which the client can share and feel understood. Working together, she helps the client to recognize and use their personal strengths in moving towards self-awareness and personal growth in meeting their goals. Crystal has experience working with individuals and groups of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and cultures.