Christian Therapist Profile

Practice Specialties

  • Grief and Bereavement Christian Counseling
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stress Anxiety Depression Christian Counseling

About

Crystal S. Zanders is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who works in private practice in Suburban Chicago. Crystal obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Master of Arts in Counseling from Concordia University-Chicago in River Forest, IL. Crystal has over 8 years of experience providing counseling, advising, and coaching to individuals seeking to restore their lives.

Crystal thrives on ensuring clients feel safe, respected, and welcomed to comfortably share their feelings and challenges in confidence. Therapy and counseling are integrated with a strength-based approach through a supportive and collaborative client-therapist relationship.

Specialized Clinical Approaches
- Christian & Biblical Counseling
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Training & Certifications
- National Certified Counselor
- 60-Hour Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training
- Elijah House School of Ministry
~ Prayer Counseling Course 201
~ Prayer Counseling Course 202
- Deeper Walk Institute
~ PTSD Trauma Recovery
~ Spiritual Warfare
~ Advanced Issues

Professional Associations
- American Christian Counselors Association
- Illinois Counseling Association
- Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association
- Christian Counseling Professionals of Chicagoland-Alliance Clinical Associate

Crystal welcomes the opportunity to speak with you to explore and identify your counseling needs.

My Christian Faith and My Professional Practice

Crystal is actively involved in ministry. Crystal serves on the leadership team alongside her husband at Prayer City Church in Wheaton, IL. Additionally, Crystal is the co-founder of The Oasis Ministry, a women's ministry designed to encourage women in their growth in faith, purpose, and wholeness! Crystal’s favorite pastimes include reading, writing, crocheting/knitting skills, and going to the movies. Her heart’s desire is to see individuals gain insight into their God-given identity and live a life of wholeness and purpose! Crystal loves to bring clarity and understanding to the truth of God’s Word.

Client Payment Information

  • Accepts insurance

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