For Individuals, Couples, Children, and Families - With Lillie McCatty, LMHC
Meet our Team


Barbara Drescher, LMHC

Barb is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 24 years of experience in human services. She started in the field in 1996 by working with foster children in a therapeutic program then, went on to work with adults and children in a community mental health setting. Barb has made a career out of working with those with chronic mental health and substance use disorders. She concurrently manages a small mental health facility in Lewis County, which is part of a larger community mental health facility in that area. Barb earned her master’s degree from Saint Martin’s University in 2013. She spent three years working as a Designated Crisis Responder where she worked with individuals who were struggling with acute mental illness and required emergent intervention. Through this experience, Barb learned to approach crisis and other intensive services with a calm and knowledgeable demeanor. Barb utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Play Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, talk therapy and has a client-centered approach to building rapport. She is always seeking to grow her toolkit and provide meaningful practices to treating those who are facing challenges in their daily lives. Barb is kind, gentle and has experience working with those who are marginalized in our community. Allow Barb to assist you with daily challenges and functioning to have more fulfillment in life, no matter your age!
 


Christina (Tina) Washington, LMHC

Tina comes to Bridges and Boundaries with a Master's in Mental Health Counseling as well as a graduate certificate in addictions from Capella University. She has been working with children and families in various aspects of her work life since 2012 and continues to focus on youth issues as a psychotherapist. She is familiar with school systems and special education needs. She is experienced with developmental delays, behavioral disturbance, and both acute and chronic mental illness.  Her theoretical foundation is existentialism. She also has experience working with adults with intellectual differences in both a clinical and advocate capacity. Tina works well with children and youth of a variety of ages along with their parents and has a flair for establishing trust and rapport with her clients. She works well in both talk therapy and play-based modalities. Tina also loves treating adults and has interest in working with a variety of presenting issues including co-occurring disorders. Tina often works from a multi-modal perspective and has experience supporting physical health and its intersection with mental illness. Tina is working with Bridges and Boundaries every other Saturday and Sunday. Call today to book your appointment and benefit from her amazing knowledge and therapeutic style!


Lillie McCatty, LMHC, CMHS
Owner

Lillie McCatty is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. Lillie comes to you with a Master of Arts in Drama Therapy from New York University (NYU) and a total of 11 years of experience in the field of counseling and psychotherapy with children and adults. In addition to traditional psychotherapeutic techniques Lillie employs a variety of creative arts and play therapies including the use of masks, puppets, sand tray, doll house, visual and dramatic arts, and more.
Lillie has undergraduate and graduate level specializations in child and adolescent development and child-focused psychotherapy. She is state recognized as a Child Mental Health Specialist. She has training and experience in Child Life interventions and is therefore qualified to support children who have physical issues that require potentially upsetting medical procedures including terminal and chronic illnesses. Lillie has experience helping clients with a number of situational difficulties including domestic violence, divorce, adoption, pregnancy, and more. She is highly capable of treating a variety of psychiatric diagnoses including adjustment disorder, depression, anxiety, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, PTSD, personality disorders, and more. Lillie has extensive professional and personal experience treating individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and she is a state certified Mental Health Specialist for African-American Populations. Having grown up in the Olympia community Lillie is well connected to community resources and looks forward to facilitating growth and healing in your family.



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