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Meet Our Team

Our Trusted Therapists

 

At NV Behavioral Health Services, we hire only properly licensed and professional therapists. We make sure each of our therapists is qualified for our clients, and we make sure that they each present a friendly and engaging demeanor to make you feel welcome. Our therapists each use different methods and many teach different techniques to help you succeed in your goals. We offer a judgment-free environment when you work with our therapists, and we also work with you to find the therapist who is the perfect fit for you and your needs. Therapy is a process that only works effectively if the therapist works well with you, which is why we are committed to finding you the perfect matching therapist.

Our therapists will work with you to help you achieve your personal goals, along with teaching you successful coping mechanisms to combat stress. Our therapists have a wide range of specialties and techniques, allowing them to successfully work with a wide range of clients. Some are more focused towards couples or individual therapy, while others target family therapy. Depending on your needs, we will recommend the therapist we think is best suited for you, but we are also happy to help you search until you find the right fit. Having the right therapist can increase the effectiveness of each therapy session.

If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of therapy, you want to schedule an appointment, or you want to look into one of our many types of therapy, feel free to contact us today.

Crystal Sheldon

Owner/Founder/Clinical Director, LCSW

Crystal is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has lived in the Las Vegas area for the past 28 years. She graduated from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas with both her Bachelor’s degree is human services counseling and Master’s degree is Social Work. She has worked in the field of social work for the past 10 years in various positions. Crystal has been providing psychotherapy since 2014. Prior to NV Behavioral Health, Crystal has owned and operated her own mental health agency as well provided services as a clinical director for multiple other agencies. During her years of practice, she has developed a passion for working with couples and teenagers and working with clients that are dealing with Postpartum depression, anxiety and fertility issues. Crystal also has the unique ability to work with those struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder and extensive experience working with clients in a crisis situation. She has become proficient in debriefing clients who have been exposed to trauma. She is a dedicated therapist that focuses on the client and tends to utilize the client-centered approach to treatment as well as CBT.

Nikesha Mobley

DNP, APRN-CNP

Dr. Nikesha Mobley is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing
Practice degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a dedicated health care
professional with 18 years of experience in the industry. Her interests include primary care,
mental health, obesity management and community health. She is honored to be a part of
America’s “most trusted” profession and holds herself accountable to promote both physical and
mental health, wellness and healing to her patients and the community.
She is an active member of many professional organizations including American Association of
Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric
Surgery and Vice President of the Las Vegas Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority. In these
roles, she provides education, mentorship and engages in community service activities.

Gabrielle Suarez

LCSW

Gabby is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Nevada State College and received her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. Gabby has been working in the overall field of mental health for about 11 years in a variety of Gabby is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Nevada State College and received her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. She also has plans to begin a Doctorate of Clinical Social Work program at UPenn next fall. Gabby has been working in the overall field of mental health for about 11 years in a variety of settings and numerous populations ranging from intensive case management for the chronically homeless, BST/PSR, inpatient treatment, adult drug court, and outpatient community mental health.

Currently, Gabby specializes in working with adolescents (ages 12+) and young adults. Her specialties include self-harming/SI, crisis intervention, depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, mood disorders, grief, self-esteem issues, dissociation, and more. She is known for her ‘out of the box’ thinking style and relatability to her clients, particularly with her niche populations. Gabby is proficient in utilizing an eclectic approach drawing from numerous modalities such as CBT, SFBT, DBT skills, person-centered therapy, and motivational interviewing. Additionally, she tailors her approach and style to best fit the client’s needs and strengths, making the experience of therapy itself to be less daunting and more personalized. She has a passion for working with teens and young adults and allows them to have a safe space to make sure their voices are heard.

Krystin Rose

LCSW

Bio coming soon… 

Sam Heinrichs

LMFT

Sam is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist holding licenses in Nevada and California. A native of Iowa, he lived in Southern California for 30 years and settled in Las Vegas in 2020. He graduated from Grand View College – Des Moines, Iowa with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Counseling from California State University – Long Beach.

After many years of working in the corporate world of mental health, he is returning to his real passion – working directly with individuals, couples, and families to assist with the challenges people encountered on this journey called life. As a gay person he understands the unique challenges life can present to us. Having done extensive personal work on his own childhood trauma, he understands the challenges and process it takes to reclaim your life and move on to your full potential.

He has developed a passion to work with individuals who are seeking life changes, be that work or personal; working through life trauma; and helping people work through grief, anxiety/stress, depression, and self-esteem issues. He enjoys working with adults, young adults, and teenagers. He uses an eclectic therapy approach which matches the uniqueness of each individual. When working with you, he will help you find your strengths to make life changes.

Catherine Kidd

LMFT

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 8 years of experience working with children and families. I am licensed in Nevada as well as California. I help individuals who have experienced trauma, grief, and anxiety to find resilience and healthy coping. I have my master’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Family Systems Therapy in my practice. My goal is to help children reach their highest potential and to help families live more harmonious and happier lives together.

Felicia Carrigan

LMFT-Intern

I have been in Las Vegas for 22 years. During that time I have served the community as a nurse, realtor and relationship coach. I graduated from Northcentral University with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2022. I am a licensed marriage and family therapy intern. 

At some point in life we all experience the ups and downs of everyday life. We often struggle with adversity as well as creating and maintaining healthy relationships. If you have experienced trauma, feeling anxious, overwhelmed, depressed, sad, unable to sleep or simply just feeling stuck…If you are experiencing difficulties in your relationship or would like premarital counseling I am here to help you create a life of meaning and direction. I believe relationships are important because they are our foundation.
As a therapist I am direct, compassionate and empathetic. The modalities I use most are experiential, emotionally focused, and narrative. Everyday we have a choice! My goal is to support and assist my clients in navigating life’s obstacles and building or restoring a meaningful life filled with peace, joy, hope, love healthy communication and desired relationships.

Karen Wilson

MFT-Intern

Karen Wilson obtained her master’s degree from Palo Alto University in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She is working toward her MFT licensure in the state of Nevada. Karen works from a systemic, collaborative, strength-based approach to help her clients communicate, heal, and find meaningful connections. Her approach includes person-centered, emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), cognitive-behavioral (CBT) with an eye towards helping clients learn new skills to live the kind of life they envision for themselves. 

Victoria Enriquez

MFT-Intern

Hello, my name is Victoria Enriquez, and I am a marriage and family therapist intern here in Nevada. My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe space for you to share your thoughts, feelings, life experiences, and at the same time, we will work to reach your therapeutic goals. I have worked with adults, teens, couples, and families. Some of the modalities I use are attachment-based, cognitive, experiential, and solution-focused. I would be honored to be your therapist.

As for my educational background, I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2015 and received my master’s degree from the Couple and Family Therapy Program at UNLV in 2021. Recently, I have completed training in Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) Externship and EFT Core Skills to integrate working with individuals, couples, and families. Currently, I am in the process of completing training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Sharon Baysinger

CPC Intern 

Sharon’s first passion and career was as a nutritionist and health coach. Over a span of almost twelve years, this work inevitably led to thousands of conversations about physical health and how it is intimately tied to mental health. Obtaining her Masters in Mental Health Counseling just seemed like the next natural step in her career and lifelong journey of learning and personal growth. Sharon is working toward her Nevada licensure as a Certified Professional Counselor and came to NVBHS due to its great reputation for taking excellent care of both its clients as well as its clinicians and is excited to work with an exceptional team of professionals. She works largely from a cognitive-behavioral approach and has found a need to focus on self-esteem, self-compassion, as well as healthy boundaries in helping with depression, anxiety and building healthy relationships with oneself and those we love. She is also trained in EMDR, the best thing she has found to quickly and effectively neutralize painful and traumatic memories while often requiring minimal talk therapy. 

Leilany Villanueva

Director of Operations

Healthcare Billing professional with more than 10 years of experience in Hospitals, Multi-Specialty Outpatient Clinic and specializes in Behavioral Health Settings.

Proven leadership in Practice Management and a track record of success in implementing company Billing procedures, Revenue Cycle, Credentialing, and Contracting with all other Healthplans and Payers.

She also provides exceptional support to all other dynamic healthcare organizations in Nevada and other states.

Jocelyn Barrera

Office Manager 

Jocelyn Barrera is originally from Los Angeles and recently moved to Las Vegas. She is very passionate about joining the medical field and also received an AA degree in Sociology. She enjoys working with people and to her advantage she is bilingual in Spanish.

She has expertise in customer service, data collections, and recently found her skills in insurance and medical billing including filing claims, re-filing rejected claims, completing claims reports, and adjusting underpayments. She is commited to staying up to date with all insurance requirements, including the details of patient financial responsibilities, fee-for-service, and managed care plans. She has improved medical center efficiency by creating an organized logging system for tracking registrar’s errors in Microsoft Excel and Electronic Health Records. She has the patience and a great attitude in communicating with others and always presents herself in a professional manner.

Matt Sheldon

Owner/Founder

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Matt is no stranger to health and hospitality. One of his Grandmothers founded the UNLV School of Social Services, while the other Grandmother pursued a storied career in local politics. Matt grew up learning what it took to take care of the community. With over 20 years of Sales and Business experience, Matt is ready to take blend his passions in his biggest project yet!