“When the music changes, so does the dance.”
Janet Lucien, LPCMH
I have always had a lot of compassion for others and found myself looking into Nursing school as a helping profession. However, circumstances led me to finish my Psychology degree which opened up a bigger interest and curiosity for why people do what they do. I have thoroughly enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, learning how to better assist myself and others navigate life’s stressors and explore ways to better manage difficulties. I attended the University of Cincinnati for my undergrad Psychology degree and Walden University for my Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
I began working with behavior modification in 2002 when I worked with children that had behavior issues a community center in Cincinnati, Ohio. I continued working with children until 2013 when I began working with adults that struggles with substance abuse and mental health. I worked as a Multisystemic Therapist (MST) that provided intense community services for youth and their families. I have also worked with individuals that are developmentally disabled in a program that provided community-based services for management of behavior and mental health. I began working as an outpatient therapist in 2017.
- Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH)
- National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC)
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
I believe that individuals can learn tools and improve coping skill that will be beneficial to managing mental health. I think it is important that strengths are priority and acceptance of one’s self, others and the world can also increase one’s ability to deal with stressors and hard times. I like to try and uncover the root of the issues and then work to find ways to alleviate some of the emotional and intellectual burden. The relationship is non-judgmental with honest discussion and feedback. I enjoy getting to know clients and believe that counseling deal with difficult times but can also be fun.