A Note from the Director…
Crossroads has served the Central Ohio community since the summer of 2002. We have brought together therapists with a variety of rich educational and professional experiences. Our team has many decades of combined clinical expertise covering a wide range of specialty areas. The common thread for the staff at Crossroads is a shared commitment to clinical excellence and professionalism. We also seek to reflect our Christian faith in a respectful manner. Please don’t hesitate to call and speak with any of us as you search for the right therapist for your situation. We’re glad to answer your questions and share our perspectives as we strive to offer all our clients hope and direction along the way.
Meet our Clinical Staff
Carolina Aguilar, MA, LPC
Lauren Bartholet, LISW-S, LICDC
Lauren received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from The University of Akron and Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. She is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision Designation (LISW-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. Lauren has experience providing on-scene crisis response and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and other violent crimes. Working as a mental health therapist, she provides care to children and their families through individual, family, and group therapy. Lauren enjoys assisting individuals, parents, and families work through a multitude of difficult struggles including trauma, loss, anxiety, and relationship conflict. Lauren uses a strengths-based, evidenced-based treatment approach. She works to create a partnership to address personal goals and creates an environment where feedback is welcome and encouraged.
Roy Bobbitt, LISW-S, MBA
Roy received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University. He began his counseling career as a psychotherapist in a family-serving community mental health clinic. Roy served a large evangelical congregation for many years as a counselor, supervisor and teacher. Roy is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision Designation (LISW-S) with thirty years of counseling experience.
He primarily operates from a systems-oriented perspective specializing in men’s issues, family struggles and marriage therapy. Roy also provides preparation for pre-marital couples through our Together For Life program.
Roy also serves as Crossroads’ Assistant Director.
Lucinda Bolinger, LPCC-S, CSAT
Lucinda received her undergraduate degree from the Ohio University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. She is recognized by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Supervisor designation. She is also a certified sexual addictions counselor.
Lucinda has spent over ten years helping individuals and couples address issues related to relationships damaged by sexual infidelity, sexual compulsions and other non-chemical addictions. She offers group education and group psychotherapy to adults either struggling with a sexual addiction or adults in a relationship with someone battling a sexual addiction.
Amy Hansen, MA, LPC
Amy received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2005 from North Central University in Minneapolis and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in 2012. She is recognized by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Professional Counselor and is currently working to become a certified sexual addiction counselor.
Amy provides services to address issues related to sexual addiction/compulsion and those in a relationship with someone struggling with sex addiction/compulsion, as well as anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues, and sexual trauma.
Shawn Ives, LPCC
Shawn completed a Bachelor of Arts in music and a Master of Arts in Speech and Language Pathology at The Ohio State University. He then completed a Master of Science in Community Counseling from University of Dayton. Shawn is recognized in Ohio as a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Shawn provides services for children, teens, and adults. He has significant experience in conducting assessments and is a trained provider of Family Rules: Positive Parenting with a Plan.
Shawn practices psychotherapy to help individuals, parents, and families address a variety of issues – including the complex challenges associated with young people and families battling Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Same Sex Attraction.
Eric B. Pickering, PhD, Psychologist
Eric earned a Bachelor of Arts at Butler University and a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology from The Ohio State University. He earned the Excellence in Psychology Award from Butler University in 1996 and The Best Practices Award from the School Psychologists of Central Ohio in 2008. As a licensed psychologist in the state of Ohio, Eric provides psychological services including counseling, performance consultation, and evaluations for children, adolescents and adults as well as presentations and seminars.
Eric does a great job assessing, understanding and explaining the interplay between cognitive, behavioral, and emotional factors in learning and in performance. Eric has helped many students and parents navigate issues from giftedness to ADHD and learning disabilities. He has also helped middle school, high school, and college age athletes elevate their performance to maximize potential for success at the collegiate and/or professional level. Additionally, Eric provides invaluable direction as he assists parents in navigating their teenagers’ academic and athletic development.
Greg Schad, LISW-S, IMFT-S
Greg received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University. He has many years of experience working with individuals, couples and families in a variety of settings including churches, schools, hospitals, corporations, and community mental health.
Greg serves as Executive Director for Crossroads Counseling Group and Crossroads Consultation. He holds the independent level of licensure in social work and in marriage and family therapy. Greg works with teenagers and adults and offers individual, marital, and family counseling.
Nancy Trux, LISW-S
Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work degrees from The Ohio State University. Nancy is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision Designation (LISW-S). In her extensive post-graduate experience, Nancy has served as clinician, administrator and consultant for business & non-profit organizations. In 2000, she was selected to serve on a Best Practices committee created by the Ohio Department of Mental Health. Nancy assists clients who want to address issues related to loss or trauma, anxiety, difficulty concentrating or sleeping, angry outbursts, or relationship issues. She also provides coaching for highly motivated results-oriented people who want to enhance their performance level professionally. Nancy is able to masterfully incorporate EMDR into her therapeutic and her coaching services.
Charlie Vaughn, LPC, LICDC
Charlie received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Western Illinois University and Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling and Psychology from Ashland Theological Seminary. He is recognized by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor with a Supervisor designation. He is also a certified Relapse Prevention Counselor. Charlie has 34 years of experience working as a counselor, trainer, program director, and adjunct professor of psychology at Ashland University.
Kathryn Wisne, LPCC-S
Kathryn earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Counseling from California State University. She is recognized in Ohio as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor. Kathryn provides clinical services for folks who are battling mood disorders and major life transitions. She has experience working with complicated issues with women and has had years of success helping couples address issues in their marriage.
Lisa Gilchrist, PC
Leigh Ann Scarpitti, Office Administrator
Leigh Ann is the Office Administrator for Crossroads Counseling Group. In addition to being the first person you will speak to on the phone when you call Crossroads, Leigh Ann also manages all billing and insurance issues.
Our clinical staff members are available for speaking and trainings on topics related to their areas of specialty.
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