2019 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule

2019 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule

Crystal Collier, PhD, LPC-S, Association of Alternative Peer Groups/Hope and Healing Center, AAPG Board Member & Researcher
Dr. Crystal Collier has been working with adolescents and adults suffering from mental illness, behavior disorders, and substance abuse since 1991. She has been licensed by the State of Texas as a professional counselor since 1999 and counselor supervisor since 2008. She possesses a master's degree in clinical psychology and a doctorate in counselor education. Her area of expertise includes adolescent brain development, prevention programming, independent living skills training, parent coaching, and training new clinicians.

Dr. Collier is currently the Director of the Choices Prevention Program & Prevention Research for The Council on Recovery. Her innovative, comprehensive prevention program, Choices, was selected for the 2015 Prevention and Education Commendation from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and is currently being evaluated by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. In addition, Crystal teaches counseling skills and addiction as an adjunct professor for Sam Houston State University, University of St. Thomas, and Springfield College.