Crystal Ramirez, Ph.D., MFT is the Clinical Director at New Beginnings Counseling Center in Santa Barbara, CA. New Beginnings Counseling Center (NBCC) is a nonprofit mental health center that provides psychological counseling and supportive services to low-income families and individuals in the Santa Barbara community. Her work strives to provide low barrier services to clients experiencing a range of mental health, substance use, and social economic concerns. She collaborates with other community agencies and provides clinical supervision and training for 30 volunteer counselors on track to become marriage and family therapists, social workers, and clinical psychologists. She joins the DPT as an adjunct faculty member as one of Practice Consultation instructors.