Cristal Martinez Acosta, LPC-S, NCC

Meet Cristal Martinez Acosta, LPC-S, NCC

Cristal Martinez Acosta, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Texas and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors.

She graduated with honors from UTEP with a BA in Psychology and Sociology. She then earned her MA in Counseling and Guidance with a 4.0 GPA and award for “Outstanding Graduate Student” from NMSU.

She has extensive experience working with individuals and families who have been affected by traumatic events. She is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is the region’s only Level One Trainer in Parent Child Interaction Therapy.

She is also trained in EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Multi-Systems Therapy, and Trust Based Relational Intervention. To learn more about Cristal, or to listen to her free mental health podcast, please visit

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