Catalyst Counseling, LLC provides holistic and strength based mental health counseling services in a school setting.  Therapists promote optimal academic/school functioning, developmental assets, and overall health and wellness to help people live happier more fulfilling lives.

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LINDSAY A. BACK, LPCC-S, RPT-S

Lindsay A. Back is a Licensed Independent Clinical Counselor Supervisor in the state of Ohio and is the co-owner/founder of Catalyst Counseling, LLC. She is also certified as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. Lindsay graduated from Wright State University with a masters degree in mental health counseling. She has 13 years experience in the field working with clients of all ages focusing on children and adolescents in emergency and inpatient psychiatric units, outpatient settings, and schools. She has experience supervising masters level professional counselors. Lindsay has specialized training in the Seven Challenges® Program, an evidenced based drug and alcohol treatment program, and coordinated adolescent addiction services using this model. She has extensive experience working with clients that have mood disorders, anxiety disorders, as well as with those who have experienced trauma and grief. 

For more information, check out LinkedIn below.

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CHRISTIAN L. HUGHES, LISW-S

Christian L. Hughes is a Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor in the state of Ohio and is the co-owner/founder of Catalyst Counseling, LLC. She graduated with a masters degree in social work from Ohio University and has over 15 years experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical, medical, psychiatric, emergency, correctional, and school-based settings. She has experience supervising masters level clinical social work interns as well as supervising school based programs. Christy has specialized training in the use of play therapy. She also has specialized training in the Seven Challenges® Program, an evidenced based adolescent drug and alcohol treatment program. She has extensive experience working with clients who have mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attachment issues, and those who have experienced trauma, specifically sexual abuse. 

For more information, check out LinkedIn below.