Richard L. Hockenberry, LISW-S, - Lancaster - is a Licensed Independent Social Worker-Supervisor, having completed his graduate studies at The Ohio State University. His clinical experience spans from 1986 and covers several arenas including community based crisis/mental health centers, emergency rooms, inpatient/outpatient settings, college classrooms and private practice.


Mr. Hockenberry has professional experience working with adults and adolescents. His areas of competency include pre-marital, marital and relationship issues, mood disorders, grief and loss, adjustment disorders, chronic pain, social skills development, stress management, work and vocational issues, Christian and spirituality concerns. Mr. Hockenberry has particular interest in addressing issues that effect Christian growth and development both individually and corporately within the church.







Carolyn Huddle, LISW, - Lancaster - is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. Her clinical experiences have included working with clients in emergency services, community based outpatient mental health centers, both clinical director and counselor for a Christian based counseling agency, and maintained a private practice in the Columbus, Ohio area for over ten years. In addition, she has provided services for managed care programs and various Employee Assistance Programs.


Ms. Huddle has extensive clinical experience working with adult victims of crime and adult survivors of childhood abuse, issues of codependency, women's issues, stress management, relationship and family issues, mood disorders, grief and loss, divorce recovery, and adjustment disorders.

Ms. Huddle has continued to add to the development of the social work field by teaching social work classes at Ohio University-Lancaster. Classes taught have included: Child Abuse and Neglect and The Family and Services to the Elderly. She has presented clinical workshops for professionals, organizations, and law enforcement groups.




James J. Deutschle, Jr., Ph.D. - Lancaster - is a Licensed Clinical Counselor who has completed his graduate studies at The Ohio State University. Dr. Deutschle has 38 years of experience providing individual and group counseling to adults, adolescents, and children. Areas of expertise include treatment of a wide range of emotional and behavioral disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, behavior management, and anger management. He also provides counseling for alcohol and substance use disorders as well as situational difficulties that many people commonly experience.


For the last 22 years, Dr. Deutschle has worked with the community mental health system in a number of capacities. He has provided counseling and psychotherapy, conducted psychological and psycho-educational evaluations, coordinated therapeutic program development, and provided clinical supervision to Licensed Professional Counselors. Concurrent to his involvement in community mental health, Dr. Deutschle has provided counseling and psychotherapy in private practice, conducted research on mental health treatment procedure, and has acted as a consultant to a variety of community mental health agencies throughout the state of Ohio. He has submitted articles for publication on the incidence of traumatic brain injury among persons with both severe mental illness and substance use disorders, mental health recovery, and the treatment of impulsive children.





Katie Reed, LPCC, - Lancaster - is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She completed her Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Ohio University in 2005.  Katie worked for five years in community mental health and began private practice in 2009. She has also provided in-school counseling for children in grades K-12 on a contract basis.


Katie works from a primarily cognitive-behavioral approach and has particular interest in teaching adults, adolescents, and children to use these skills to maintain resilience in difficult times. She works with individuals, as well as couples and families. She has experience addressing a wide range of problems including anger management, disruptive behaviors, anxiety and mood disorders, grief, childhood abuse, adjustment disorders, spiritual issues, and relationship conflict. Katie also has training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which teaches specific skills to clients who struggle with overwhelming emotions and interpersonal difficulty.




Lisa Martin, LPCC, - Lancaster - is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from The Ohio State University in 1999. Lisa's years of experience include work in both inpatient and outpatient settings. 


Lisa’s clinical experience includes work with mood disorders, anxiety and stress management, behavioral issues, parenting, couple/marital and family counseling.  Lisa utilizes primarily a cognitive behavioral approach but as a Christian counselor will also use principles of faith and spirituality upon client’s request to foster hope and facilitate positive change.  Lisa works with clients from early adolescence to adulthood. 





Michael Rehm, LISW, - Lancaster - is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with 25 years of clinical experience including community mental health, private practice and with military personnel.  He provides counseling and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as, marriage and family therapy.


His areas of expertise include depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, life-transitions including mid-life issues, grief work, divorce, relationship concerns and dual diagnosis.  Additionally, he has provided counseling in both stress and anger management for individuals and groups.  He is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey and applies a diverse range of skills and experience to his work in counseling and therapy.




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