Mrs. Cristal Martinez Acosta, MA, LPC-S, NCC

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Preferred Name: Cristal

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I specialize in trauma treatment and have been practicing EMDR since 2018. I mostly see adolescents and adults in my private practice. I am from El Paso, Texas and speak English, Spanish, and Spanglish.

Education & Experience

I earned my graduate degree in Counseling and Guidance from New Mexico State University in 2011. I worked in the non-profit sector for ten years until starting my private practice in late 2019. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I am a board approved supervisor in Texas.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth