MSSA, LISW-SChristine is a Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University. She has advanced training in techniques to address sports anxiety and performance issues. Christine is also a Dialectical Behavior Therapist.
Christine utilizes Brainspotting, a technique that treats Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as well as sports performance issues. The technique of Brainspotting is an evidence-based treatment that supports the brain and body in healing from trauma.
Christine also provides therapy to those with depression, anxiety, and a variety of mental health concerns. Her approach is skills-focused to provide individuals with the techniques they need to navigate relationships, emotions, and adjust to change.
MS, LPCC-SJennifer is a Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor and earned her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Findlay studying Psychology with a Health Emphasis. She earned her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling through Wright State University.
Jennifer has learned to work with individuals from varying backgrounds and different diagnoses, spending her time and care with families in a community mental health setting. She brings knowledge and expertise in the area of solution-focused therapy to help each individual come to a full understanding of their potential. Jennifer loves to help youth, families, adults, and couples overcome obstacles, such as struggling with communication, interpersonal conflict, problematic behaviors, or other mental, emotional, or behavioral health concerns.
MSW, LISW-SAmy is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Miami University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University.
Amy previously worked at Nationwide Children’s Hospital providing outpatient therapy to children, adolescents and their families. Amy specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Modification, and Motivational Interviewing.
Using a strengths-based approach, Amy provides therapy to children, adults and families struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, behavior concerns and adjustment related issues. Amy believes in creating a safe place and supportive environment where one can be heard, empowered and taught skills to create change.
Kristen Gidel Kelly
LPCC-S, LICDC, CTTSKristen Gidel Kelly is a Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Bachelor’s Degree from the Ohio State University in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from the University of Dayton. Kristen holds a license in Clinical Counseling, Chemical Dependency Counseling, and a certificate in smoking cessation therapy.
Kristen has worked in a variety of settings in community mental health and substance abuse treatment. She specializes in serving populations to include: Formerly incarcerated or court ordered clients, Military and Veteran Service Members, Adults over the age of 18 looking to cope with symptoms of depression, anxiety, and past trauma. Kristen is passionate about helping individuals, loved ones, and families who struggle with addiction. Kristen is able to provide court ordered alcohol and drug assessments and has experience working with the courts.
Kristen’s therapeutic approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotional Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Kristen specializes in CBT for substance use disorders. Kristen is an EMDR therapist and uses this to target symptoms of depression, anxiety, and trauma. She is also trained in smoking cessation therapy.
Kristen is passionate about rehabilitative change and works to meet the client where they are to help them accomplish their goals. Kristen believes that the therapeutic alliance is the key to change and looks forward to working with you!
MA, LPCCPam Bogutz is an Independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 15 years of experience. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Boston University and a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Pam has worked in a variety of settings where she provided therapy to children, adolescents and their families. Pam has spent the last 5 years, initially as a Parent Support Specialist and then transitioned into a Crisis Clinician working at Nationwide Children’s Hospital offering support, guidance, crisis intervention and therapy to children, adolescents and their families. Pam’s desire to support individuals and families through these difficult periods in their lives has been a consistent theme throughout her career in the behavioral health field.
Pam practices solution focused therapy, behavioral activation, and motivational interviewing. She believes in using a strength based approach to help bring change and growth to those individuals, couples and families struggling with communication, conflict and relationship issues. Success in a counseling relationship comes from providing a nonjudgmental safe space for individuals, couples and families to come, be heard and work towards healing in a way that will work best for them.
M.Ed., LPCC, CDCACynthia is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies and Gender History from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Loyola University-Chicago. She has advanced training in Crisis Intervention, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and a certificate in Chemical Dependency counseling.
Cynthia has worked in a variety of settings in community mental health, inpatient and partial hospitalization programs with adults, adolescents, children, and their families. Her specialties include issues related to depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, parenting, LGBT&Q issues, and various life changes such as divorce, maintaining sobriety, and history of trauma.
Cynthia’s therapeutic approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness strategies. She is passionate about psycho-education and utilizes a strength-based, solution-focused approach to help clients to recognize their goals and work towards them in an effective way.
MA, LPCC-SChristina is a Supervisory Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sexuality Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Cincinnati. Christina has completed additional certification in Chemical Dependency Counseling and advanced training in Trauma Informed Care.
Christina previously worked at The Buckeye Ranch and spent over eight years serving families. She enjoys helping parents and families set clear, meaningful goals that reduce conflict in their homes and stress in their lives. In addition to family therapy, Christina specializes in school issues, teen pregnancy, divorce and co-parenting strategies, LGBTQ+, and substance abuse concerns (both child and parent).
She uses a strengths-based approach and a variety of treatment models and tools, including CBT, Motivational Interviewing, skill-building, and psycho-education.
LPCC, LCDC IIISara Davis is an Independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Bachelor’s Degree from Bluffton University and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She also holds a license in Chemical Dependency Counseling.
Sara has worked in a variety of community and hospital settings such as OSU, Netcare, and Maryhaven where she has experience in crisis interventions, providing assessments and solution-focused brief therapy as well as ongoing therapy to adolescents and adults. Her specialities include treating issues relating to anxiety, depression, grief, managing life transitions, maintaining healthy relationships and providing court ordered assessments.
Sara’s therapeutic approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotional Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She values the therapeutic relationship and seeks to create an environment where individuals feel heard and empowered.
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