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
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
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.
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.