During Lindsay’s undergraduate training in nutrition, she spent time volunteering for multicultural body positivity groups. Part of her role in these groups was providing educational presentations and resources to help alter clients’ unhealthy behavioral and thinking patterns. Lindsay also founded the Valley Girls Disc Golf Club with a mission of bringing women in Mahoning County together, and promoting a sense of empowerment, through sport participation.
Lindsay’s approach to counseling is putting clients first and making them feel in charge of their own treatment. Lindsay uses encouragement and validation in empowering clients to take control of their life story through motivational interviewing (MI). She develops connections with clients that are rooted in safety, authenticity, vulnerability, and mutual respect. In addition to being a non-judgmental, empathic, and compassionate listener, she works collaboratively with others and is known for using humor, coping skills, psychoeducation, and metaphors in sessions.
Her strengths include: kindness, empathy, compassion, drive, love of learning, social intelligence, and the ability to see the bigger picture in life.