Krystle Herbert, PsyD, LMFT
Krystle Herbert, LMFT, PsyD, has worked extensively within the behavioral health field for nearly two decades. In that time she has rendered direct-service for youth, adolescents, and adults, in individual, couples, family, and group modalities, and throughout various settings inclusive of community mental health centers, private practice, as well as medical and psychiatric hospitals such as LAC+USC Medical Center, Del Amo Hospital, UCLA Medical Center, and the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Hospital. As such in the past, she has served as a clinician providing direct service in many of the same programs that are conducted at Kedren Health including Child and Adult Outpatient, Children’s Day Treatment, Child and Adult Inpatient, and Family Preservation. Further, she also has experience in the conducting of full psychological batteries regarding personality, behavioral, cognitive/neurological, achievement, educational/vocational, and diagnostic assessment. Her clinical specialty areas and research interests include trauma, substance abuse, depression/suicidality, cultural psychology, and couples therapy. Related to those areas, Dr. Herbert has become a Certified Traumatologist, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Certified Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor, and an AAMFT-Approved National Supervisor. She also has been trained in the delivery of various evidenced-based practices.
In regards to managerial and administrative roles, over the years Dr. Herbert has served as a supervisor, manager, senior administrator, and C-suite executive overseeing various aspects of the clinical, quality assurance, strategic planning, and programmatic development and implementation in behavioral health settings. She has experience working with federal, state, and local regulatory, accreditation, and licensing authorities inclusive of the Department of Child and Family Services, Department of Mental Health, and other Los Angeles County entities, as well as HRSA, Joint Commission, CARF, and the DEA.
Additionally, she has years of experience in providing training and education to behavioral health staff, and has also taught at the University-level for nearly 15 years, having taught psychology, social work, and related content areas at the Associate, Bachelor, and Masters for various universities including the University of Southern California (USC), California State University Dominguez Hills, Pepperdine University, and others.