A licensed professional counselor (LPC) is a mental health provider who holds a master’s or doctoral degree in counseling and who has met all requirements set forth by the state licensure board to provide quality mental health care.
The second “C” (LPC“C”) denotes advanced clinical experience and knowledge as required by the state licensure board that allows for independent practice (meaning, without the need for supervision).
The “S” (LPCC-“S”) denotes advanced experience and knowledge in clinical supervision as required by the state licensure board that allows for supervision of LPCs and counselors-in-training.
Kellie Feciuch (pronouns: she/her) is an experienced licensed professional clinical counselor- supervisor who works with adults, couples, and families. Her specialty interests includes: military/veterans, infertility and women’s issues, life transition, addiction, and gerontology. She utilizes treatment approaches that are evidence-based and uniquely tailored to each client.
Kellie completed her advanced education at The University of Akron, earning a bachelor’s degree in business, as well a dual master’s degrees in community counseling and school counseling. She holds a certification in addiction counseling and is in the process of acquiring a specialization in perinatal mental health to further her competencies in working with women who experience pregnancy loss, infertility issues, and postpartum struggles.
In addition to private practice, Kellie has worked with diverse clients in K-12 schools, with Soldiers and their families on military installations, and in community mental health settings. Over the last 10 years, she has had many unique opportunities – from training community members and other clinicians on military culture and mental health first aid to creating and developing a veterans community support group.
Beyond her clinical work, Kellie has served in the Army for the past 25 years with two tours overseas to Afghanistan and Iraq. Her inspiration to become a therapist evolved out of her intense desire to help her community upon her return from Afghanistan in 2003.
Kellie’s approach to counseling is interactive, warm, and accepting. She believes therapy is a joint venture where knowledge and skills are combined to create solutions. A positive therapeutic relationship includes trust, authenticity, and freedom to obtain desired outcomes.
Her strengths include: empathy, authenticity, flexibility, patience, and a great passion in promoting client self-advocacy/empowerment.