Keller Counseling
Keller Counseling
Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy for Columbus and surrounding areas

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Welcome to Keller Counseling & Associates!

Keller Counseling and Associates operates from the approach that all human beings innately know what is best for them--however, sometimes we get a little lost along the way. We believe that all of our clients are trying to cope in the best way that they can, and with some support and the provision of alternative strategies, can live the lives that they are meant to live.

All providers at Keller Counseling and Associates work hard for their clients to help determine what will help make the greatest impact, which at times means a referral to another resource if more appropriate. We believe that treatment planning is a process that both the therapist and client determine together. We are not the expert on you—allow us to come alongside you as you decide what changes you are looking to make. We believe that the counseling process can work if there is a relationship that is built on trust, confidentiality, and mutual respect.

We look forward to working with you. 

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Tracie L Keller, LPCC-S

Clinical Director, Owner

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Tracie L Keller, LPCC-S is the owner and clinical director of Keller Counseling & Associates. She started Keller Counseling in 2013.

Tracie is a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of Ohio and supervises counselors looking to obtain independent licensure in Ohio. She works from a skills based approach, and has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders as well as trauma disorders and concerns. She treats a variety of concerns such as mood disorders, stress and anxiety, life transitions, grief/loss, and relationship/family concerns. Prior to working at Keller Counseling, Tracie worked at a university counseling center and a free-standing eating disorder clinic. Her work is grounded in cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, and interpersonal therapies, with a focus on wellness and helping you determine what you are motivated to change. Tracie is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Tracie is not currently accepting late afternoon or evening clients.

In Tracie's spare time, she enjoys anything music-related, including attending concerts, and spending time with her busy family.

If you would like to contact Tracie directly, you can reach her at tracielkeller@kellercounseling.org.

 
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Melissa Watson, LPCC-S

Clinic Manager

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Melissa Watson, LPCC-S is a professional clinical counselor (LPCC) and is also a graduate of the Ohio State University Counselor Education program. She operates as a clinician, as well as serves the role as Clinic Manager. She previously worked in the community as an outreach counselor for individual and group counseling and has been with Keller Counseling and Associates since 2015. She is also beginning a new role as President Elect on the executive board for Central Ohio Counseling Association starting July/2018. Melissa works with adults, children, adolescents, and families to treat a number of concerns, including mood disorders, anxiety and stress, life transitions and relationship/family concerns. Melissa is specially trained to treat trauma related concerns in both adults and adolescents. Her approach is goal oriented, client centered and strength based with a focus on wellness. Melissa uses cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral and solution focused therapy to help develop a framework for positive change. Melissa is available to see clients on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading, yoga, playing sand volleyball and spending time with friends and family.

If you would prefer to contact Melissa directly, you can email her at melissawatson@kellercounseling.org.

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Sydney Grace, LPC

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Sydney Grace, LPC is a professional counselor currently working with Melissa in supervision. Sydney graduated from the Ohio State University with her Master’s in Counselor Education. She completed her clinical internship at Lincoln High School in Gahanna where she worked with students providing cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and crisis intervention. She is experienced in working with children and adolescents and has supported clients with a wide range of presenting issues, including depression, anxiety, grief/loss, autism, family conflict, teen pregnancy, and other stressors. She is also a licensed school counselor, and enjoys working with elementary/middle school students and their families. Sydney takes a person-centered approach to counseling and strives to provide a safe space where clients can be who they are and grow confident in their ability to creatively solve problems. She practices techniques from a variety of approaches, mainly utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy to empower clients to take control of their own thought and behavior patterns.

In Sydney’s spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and two dogs, reading, watching too much Netflix, and thrift shopping.

If you would prefer to contact Sydney directly, you can email her at sydneygrace@kellercounseling.org.

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Lisa Longo, LPCC

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Lisa Longo, LPCC is a professional clinical counselor who has been with Keller Counseling since 2014. She received her Master’s degree in Counselor Education from the Ohio State University. Lisa is presently a Ph.D candidate in Counselor Education at the Ohio State University and is conducting research related to violence between intimate partners. Lisa’s previous training includes a clinical practicum at a middle and high school setting and a clinical internship at a college counseling center. Lisa works with individuals aged 12 and older, as well as couples. She is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and mood disorders, as well as a host of general mental health concerns as family/relationship issues, grief/loss, and other major life stressors. Lisa believes that therapy is a collaborative process in which the therapist and client work together to create change. Lisa takes a person-centered approach and utilizes techniques and interventions that are rooted in cognitive behavioral and interpersonal treatment modalities.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys cooking meals with her spouse, taking her dogs to the park, and exploring new places in Columbus and the surrounding areas.

If you'd like to work with Lisa, you can contact her directly at lisalongo@kellercounseling.org.

 
 
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Alyssa Orweller, LPCC

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Alyssa Orweller, LPCC is a licensed professional clinical counselor. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. Alyssa joined Keller Counseling and Associates in February, 2018 after being in private practice for 5 years, mainly seeing college students and young adults. Alyssa works with individuals 18 and older and specializes in Christian counseling. She is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, sexual abuse, trauma, adult children of alcoholics, as well as a many other general mental health concerns such as family/relationship issues, grief/loss, and other major life stressors. Alyssa believes that therapy is a collaborative process in which the therapist and client work together to create change. Alyssa takes a person-centered approach and utilizes techniques and interventions that are rooted in cognitive behavioral and interpersonal treatment modalities. She is also trained in EMDR therapy.

In her spare time, Alyssa enjoys sharing meals with friends, blogging and spending quality time with her family.

If you would like to contact Alyssa directly, you can email her at alyssaorweller@kellercounseling.org.

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Kevin Libster, LPCC

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Kevin Libster, LPCC graduated from the University of Dayton with a Master’s in clinical counseling. Kevin has worked in the community serving young children and adolescents, along with their families. Kevin has experience working with client with a variety of presenting issues, including: anxiety, depression, family relational conflicts, grief and loss, and trauma. He has extensive training in trauma informed care, specifically in the ARC model and resiliency oriented framework. Kevin has previous experience working with youth in residential settings. He is excited to work with adolescents, adults, and families during his work with Keller Counseling. Kevin is available to see clients throughout the week and has evening availability. He is also open to meeting with clients on Saturday mornings.

In his spare time, Kevin enjoys traveling, playing sports and being active with his two children and family.

If you would like to contact Kevin directly, you can email him at Kevinlibster@kellercounseling.org.

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Chey Harrington, LPC

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Chey Harrington, LPC is a professional counselor currently working with Melissa in clinical supervision. Chey graduated from the Ohio State University with her Master’s in Counselor Education. She completed her clinical internship at OSU Harding Hospital where she worked with adults in the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs providing individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy, crisis intervention, family diagnosis and treatment education, relapse prevention, and discharge planning services. She is experienced in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, trauma, major life stressors, family and relationship issues, occupational/educational stressors, and adjustment disorders with specialty training in postpartum adjustment. Chey gravitates towards a client-centered approach by focusing on meeting the client where they are and providing a safe space for clients to explore their authentic selves. She practices techniques from a variety of therapeutic orientations including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and insight-oriented therapy while focusing on overall wellness with an emphasis on resiliency and mindfulness practices.


In Chey's spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and traveling. Chey is currently available to see clients on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday during the daytime.

If you would prefer to contact Chey directly, you can email her at cheyharrington@kellercounseling.org.

 
 
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Stephanie Eich, LPCC-S

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Stephanie Eich, LPCC-S is a professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio and supervises counselors looking to obtain independent licensure. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University Counselor Education program. After graduating in 2013, Stephanie worked at a free-standing eating disorder clinic and most recently worked at a private practice in Northwest Ohio. She joined Keller Counseling and Associates in 2019. Stephanie works with adults and couples to treat a number of concerns, including mood disorders, anxiety and stress, life transitions and relationship/family concerns. Her approach is person-centered and interpersonal with a focus on wellness. Stephanie uses cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy to help clients move through and cope with different stages of change.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with friends and family, walking her dog, practicing yoga and going to concerts.

Stephanie is available to see clients with daytime availability Tuesday through Thursday.

If you would like to contact Stephanie directly, you can email her at stephanieeich@kellercounseling.org.

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Rosie Bauder, LPC, NCC

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C. Rosie Bauder, MA, LPC is a professional counselor in the state of Ohio and is working with Tracie under supervision. She received her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University in 2017. She is also a dual-degree student at The Ohio State University pursuing a PhD in Counselor Education and a Master's in Public Health. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of United Suicide Survivors International and the Executive Board of the Central Ohio Counseling Association.

Rosie works with clients of all ages with different presenting concerns including, suicidal ideation, non-suicidal self-injury, history of sexual violence, and eating disorders. She uses an interpersonal feminist lens to work collaboratively with clients to help them recognize their goals and feel empowered in making changes. Rosie currently has Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday availability, with flexibility in the evenings.

Rosie enjoys cooking, riding her bike, listening to Podcasts, and playing with her two cats and two dogs!

If you'd like to work with Rosie, you can contact her directly at rosiebauder@kellercounseling.org.

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Ryan Wilhelm, LPC

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Ryan Wilhelm, LPC is a professional counselor currently working with Melissa in supervision. Ryan received his Master’s in Counselor Education from The Ohio State University. He completed his internship in Ohio Dominican University’s Counseling Center working with college student’s to treat a broad range of mental health concerns. During this time he also completed a graduate assistantship with Ohio State’s Career Counseling and Support Services. Upon graduation he has served as a Career Counselor full time with Career Counseling and Support Services at OSU. Ryan is the University Liaison for the executive board of the Central Ohio Counseling Association and has served on the board of the Ohio Career Development Association since 2008, currently as treasurer. Ryan gravitates towards a client-centered approach while utilizing techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused brief therapy to help clients boost their resiliency, self efficacy and achieve their goals. Ryan is currently available to see clients on Monday evenings.

If you’d like to contact Ryan directly, you can email him at ryanwilhelm@kellercounseling.org.