Cynthia Hawk, M.Ed., LPC-S, MAC, MCBQS, Founder & Owner, is a Mental Health Counselor, National Master Addiction Counselor,
Cynthia has years of educational and counseling experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. Her professional work experience includes substance abuse and mental health therapy in community agencies and non-profit settings as well as educational assistance in a public environment. She is a speaker, facilitator, and has been featured in several media sources pertaining to her work as a licensed therapist. Cynthia is a member of the American Counseling Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Zonta, and several other organizations in the Jefferson City area which includes substance abuse and mental health crisis training for law enforcement. She also works with several agencies in the Columbia area to conduct addiction and mental health therapy and therapeutic supervised visitation as well as in Arizona. Her experience also includes addiction assessments, trauma, co-occurring, stress, grief, anxiety, mood disorders, and various types of relationships including polyamorous. Therapeutic modalities includes Brainspotting, EMDR, CBT, DBT, and IBT. The community she works with consist of different sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.
"With Recovery Comes Discovery"...R.R.C.
She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness practices, effective communication strategies, stress management, anger management, EMDR, and trained in seeking safety to assist with trauma-related experiences both individually and in a group setting. Chrystala is currently a Ph.D. student with an emphasis area in trauma. Her goal is to meet clients where they are by assisting them with exploring, learning, and developing healthy coping skills to promote stabilization long term.