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.

Wendy Ramos


Wendy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, native to Las Vegas, NV. She graduated with her Bachelors in Social Work from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and shortly after received her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. Wendy has experience working with various settings of social work and mental health for the past 4 years including crisis intervention and outreach for trafficked victims, case management for the elderly, homeless and disabled and outpatient community mental health.

More recently, Wendy has directed her practice towards working with children (ages 6+), adolescents and young adults. Her specialties include ADHD, self-esteem issues, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, family conflict, and more. Wendy is known to provide a safe and comforting environment with her youthful approach for her younger clients, while also providing new perspectives and relatability to her adult clients. Wendy enjoys tailoring session to each individual’s needs while also applying from various modalities including CBT, person centered, play therapy, and motivational interviewing. Wendy’s intention is to provide support and guidance through her client’s healing journey.

Adam Vareika

Adam Vareika


Adam is a seasoned clinician with 20+ years of experience. He has worked extensively with individuals who have experienced trauma, substance use disorders, sexually acting out behaviors/sex therapy and a variety of mental health issues. Treatment modalities include: Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Adam works full-time in healthcare leadership overseeing a program tailored to healthcare professionals; this is also a sub-specialty. He holds Diplomat status from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress as well as the National Center for Crisis Management. He maintains a part-time caseload of clients. 

Sam Heinrichs


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.

Matt Stoll


I grew up in Colorado and moved to Las Vegas with my wife in 1996. In my spare time, I enjoy going to hockey games, watching football, and spending time with my family and friends. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and completed a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy in 2010. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and board approved Clinical Supervisor. I began working in mental health/developmental services in 1994 and worked for the State of Nevada for over 18 years developing and managing various clinical programs.

I began private practice in 2011, focusing on individuals, couples, families, and children. I utilize Family Systems Theory and other modalities such as CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and play therapy in my work. I have been trained in EMDR and utilize this modality in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and emotional regulation. I am also trained in Reunification Therapy and in Gottman Institute techniques for use with couples. I am a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

I tailor my approach to the unique issues and needs of the client and consider various factors in developing treatment strategies. Generally, I believe that it is important to examine our past experiences and how they have shaped our thoughts, assumptions, beliefs, and behavioral patterns. When we challenge aspects of our life that no longer serve us, we can create positive changes.

Catherine Kidd


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


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.

Victoria Enriquez


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).

Madison Harvey

Madison Hardy


As a therapist, I prioritize meaningful dialogue with my clients, customizing my approach to meet your specific needs and circumstances. My focus revolves around enhancing self-relationships, interpersonal connections, and navigating challenges like anxiety, depression, and stress. I specialize in relationship issues, aiding individuals and couples in improving communication.

My educational background includes a BA in Philosophy and an MS in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. My philosophical training enriches my therapeutic style, emphasizing thoughtful analysis in our daily lives and relationships.

I have a unique interest in supporting individuals whose work in Las Vegas affects their mental well-being and relationships. As a Las Vegas native with experience in the entertainment, hospitality, and service industry, I intimately understand the distinct challenges within these fields.

Marieev Princer

Marieev Princer


As an MFT-Intern and Art Therapist, I specialize in working with children and families, utilizing art therapy for creative expression and emotional exploration. Experienced in therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SBFT), Gestalt, Person-Centered, and Family Systems, I offer a versatile and client-centered approach.

Graduating from the University of Reno in 2015 with a BS in Neuroscience, I earned an MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Dominican University of California in 2023. My program focused on both Art Therapy and traditional MFT practices, allowing me to incorporate both into my practice with art materials like markers, watercolors, clay, and even slime making. Believing in the power of creativity, I aim to share that with others; no previous experience in art is necessary!

While primarily focused on art therapy, I can integrate traditional play and talk-therapy methods, ensuring a personalized and effective therapeutic experience.

Dedicated to fostering growth and well-being, I aim to support individuals on their journeys to healing and positive change. Additionally, I’m a Provisional Registered Art Therapist (ATR-P), approved by the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc. I’m working towards full registration and certification while completing my MFT internship.

Marieev Princer

Tara Douris


Our world is complicated. It’s easy for anyone to become overwhelmed, emotional, and stressed with the challenges we all face. We go through so much with our life transitions, relationship difficulties, body image and self-esteem issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, perfectionism, and somatic reactions to stress and anxiety. All of these things can be traumatic and life-altering events. That’s where I step in.

Hi, I’m Tara Douris, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy-Intern. My clients and I work collaboratively, believing even the smallest actions can create positive change. My purpose is to provide you with a safe space to explore your challenges and strengths. Together, we can work to understand how your experiences have helped create the resilient, strong, and valued individual you are, with the understanding that everything you have survived has molded you into who you are today.

Your journey to healing starts here.

Judith Emelumgini

Judith A. Emelumgini


Judith Emelumgini, Clinical Professional Counselor, currently practices under an internship while supervised by a state certified MFT. Judith has recently joined the company. Prior to, she has spent many years working with children and adults.

Judith facilitates individual therapy. Judith has made it a duty to try to inspire every child that she comes within her path. Through the use of different therapeutic approaches, she is able to provide parent training, behavior modification. Judith assists in treating patients experiencing depression, anxiety, behavior, ADHD, and anger management. Different therapeutic approaches used in sessions include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychoeducation, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Judith has a passion and love for working with children and a small mix of Adults as well.

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.

Jimi Franklin

Jimi Franklin


I was born and raised in Las Vegas. I have an associate degree in science as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology. I’m currently working towards my master’s in psychology to become a therapist. I have always wanted a job to help people and I can’t wait to make that dream come true.


Geovani Sandoval


Geovani has recently made Las Vegas his new home. He is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in customer service and administration. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Geovani is committed to ensuring effective communication and understanding. With a passion for community enrichment, he has dedicated his career to supporting theatrical nonprofit organizations- overseeing educational programs, and managing live stage and film productions. He is excited to transition into the medical field, eager to bring his passion to a supportive team. Known for his kind-hearted nature, Geovani is ready to greet everyone with a warm and inviting smile as they come through the door.

Matt Sheldon


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!