Natasha Crow is a mental health somatic therapist with a holistic approach who specializes in individual, couples/relationships, family and group therapy. She is an Oregon State Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and maintains a private practice in the Lane County Eugene/Springfield area.
She uses an integrative methodology and looks for meaningful patterns in her choices of modalities and interventions that are directly influenced by her personal and educational life experiences. She uses this self-awareness to recognize roles, identities and behavioral patterns that stem from her own family and professional experiences, which aids in identifying specific patterns in others.
She applies her personal experiences and multicultural background to her professional counseling practices with a strong reliance on a holistic and person-centered approach. She specializes in trauma-informed/trauma-sensitive care, childhood trauma, cultural, gender and racial identity, historical, systemic, interpersonal and transgenerational trauma therapy. Some interventions & modalities she utilizes include: Somatic Experiencing®, Core Process Psychotherapy, Compassion-Focused therapy, Mindfulness Based- Cognitive Therapy.
Natasha has been working passionately in the mental health field for over thirteen years, first as a behavioral therapist and then as a crisis counselor prior to starting her private practice. She was part of a first responder mobile crisis unit (CAHOOTS) for 5 years and worked in 2 mental health clinics as an ongoing counselor for over 3 years.
She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology at the University of Oregon and she earned her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at NCU. Natasha is currently in her third year of training in Somatic Experiencing® advanced level to become a certified SE™ Practitioner. She is also recognized as a National Board Certified Counselor. Her research was on The Multidimensional Impact of the Culture of Trauma in America.
She has a strong passion to continue her work in advocacy and support for marginalized communities experiencing cultural disparities in mental health.
Trainings & Certifications
Trainings: "What We Know About Healing: From Traditional to Evidence-based.", "Trauma-Informed Care Basics", "Solution Focused Brief Therapy: A Look Beyond the Techniques"
Training: Basic Principles of Somatic Experiencing®
Training: Beginning series on becoming a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner®
Training: Somatic Experiencing Trauma® Institute: Beginning modules I, II & III, Intermediate modules I, II & III, Advanced module I (present)
Certifications: Working with Trauma, Dissociation and Psychosis, Gender Support Services: Diagnosis & Treatment Options