DeAnna M. Crosby supervises a team of caring, well-trained clinicians who provide continued support throughout a client’s stay. With over 20 years of experience working with clients in recovery, Crosby is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) who specializes in maintaining healthy relationships. Her expertise has catapulted her into the spotlight, as she was featured on Dr. Phil, Jane Valdez-Mitchell, National Geographic’s Taboo, and has been published in Elle Magazine as well as The Huffington Post. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of California in Irvine, Crosby did postgraduate work at Centaur University where she graduated at the top of her class with a CAADAC certification in Centaur’s chemical dependency program. Following her time at Centaur, Crosby received her Master of Counseling Psychology degree from Pacifica Graduate Institute, where she is also currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Depth Psychology.
The symptoms for SAD can be disguised as typical tropes of winter, but they can become extremely serious. A person should seek help for SAD when their lifestyle is being affected by the symptoms like a significant energy decrease, having a hard time waking up in the morning, the tendency to eat more and increased weight gain and withdrawing from family and friends.8 March 2021