Judi Welsh is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Supervision Designation (LPCC-S) who works with individuals from age 13 through adulthood. Judi customizes her approach to each individual client’s needs using a strength-based and solution-oriented techniques. Her office is a safe and calm place for clients to explore their goals and address barriers they may have to living life more fully.

Upon completing her Master of Science degree in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton, Judi began her counseling work in the school setting. She has experience in both public and private schools where Judi provided preventative and assessment services as well as counseling for individuals, families, and groups. Working closely with the special education department, Judi advocated for students during 504 and IEP meetings, as well as provided consultation services to educators.

Following her work in the schools, Judi transitioned to private practice in order to provide an even deeper level of treatment for both individuals and families. This transition allowed her to begin specialized training in the assessment and treatment of trauma. Judi continued her education where she earned the designation of Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional in Complex PTSD, and is trained to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based intervention often used to resolve symptoms associated with trauma and other intrusive symptoms.

Though private practice is now her main focus, Judi continues to maintain strong working relationships with local school districts and use her experience to help her clients and their families navigate the barriers to academic success. As a team approach often enables clients to meet goals more efficiently, Judi is committed to plans that incorporate schools, medical providers and other community resources.

Using a trauma-informed approach, Judi treats anxiety, mood disorders, self-harming behaviors, coping with chronic illnesses, adults overcoming sexual abuse, trauma, life transitions, religious and spiritual abuse, grief and loss, divorce recovery and has experience working with clinically complex adolescent females. She provides services to people from a wide variety of backgrounds and provides culturally competent treatment to all people.

Judi’s practice provides a space for clients to share openly and honestly. Her office is a place for each client to feel safe enough to explore and arrange the pieces of their life into a different and more positive picture. Clients use perspective and resiliency while learning and improving skills to manage the challenges they face.

In her spare time, Judi coaches adult runners and is an avid endurance athlete who loves marathon training, trail running, hiking, and any winter sport. She also enjoys reading, time with her family and friends, and volunteering at her local animal rescue.