Crystal N. Ford, President and CEO
Ms. Crystal N. Ford is the founder and owner of Solutions Life Coaching (SLC). She has always had a passion for helping people, and views SLC as her business and most importantly, her ministry. Ms. Ford has spent over 15 years working for the Department of Defense, in various capacities, which has culminated into her present position and passion, that of a leader and a counselor. Also, she is a disabled veteran who served her country honorably in the United States Air Force. Ms. Ford earned a Bachelor’s in Intelligence from the National Intelligence University and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University. She is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of MD.
Over 10 years ago I dreamed of creating a clinic, by gathering a group of educated and skilled professionals with a sincere desire to help others. I only partner with and employ personnel who have a true calling to the profession of a therapist. Also, one of the core values of Solutions is that we respect and honor your individual spiritual beliefs.
Ms. Ford is available for speaking engagements and is a consultant for private organizations such as the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). She is a preferred therapist for the Quitza smoking cessation group, you can visit the forum at Quitzas Stop Smoking Forum & Message Boards. Ms. Ford is also a member of the American Counseling Association. She loves to volunteer in the community, is an avid reader, enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with her dog Bandit.
Please click on a team member’s name below to learn more about the dynamic Solutions Life Coaching team!!
Paige Smith, Billing Manager
Naudia Smith, Receptionist
Dr. Anita H. Reed, Clinical Supervisor, LCSW
Steve Wechsler, Clinical Director-Bowie, MD, LCSW-C
Krystie Wilson, Clinical Director-Alexandria,VA, LPC, NCC
Sheena Rabheru, Resident Professional Counselor-Bowie, MD, MA, LCPC
Edward McDermott, Professional Counselor and Personal Assistant to CEO
Kiana Byrd, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria, VA, M.Ed
Tammerra Hewitt, Resident Professional Counselor & Clinical Supervisor-Bowie, MD, LCPC, NCC
Lutanya Wilson, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria, VA, MSW
Shivon Massenburg, Resident Professional Counselor-Bowie, MD
Candy Carter, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria,VA, LCSW-C
Elizabeth B. Deneke, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria,VA, M.Ed
Christine Gaffney, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria,VA, MA (LPC-DC)
Anese Irick, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria,VA, M.Ed (Play Therapy Specialist)
D’Angelo Taylor, Resident Professional Counselor-Alexandria,VA, MA
Lorrie Dinsmore, Resident Professional Online-Counselor-Virginia State, LSW (LGSW-DC)
***Interested in joining the team, email your resume today. All counselors must possess a Masters Degree in Counseling or an associated field.