Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • Carla Lemon M.S., LPCC Carla Lemon M.S., LPCC

Carla Lemon, M.S., LPCC

  • Title: Professional/Clinical Counselor
  • Phone: 614-292-5766
  • Email: lemon.275@osu.edu

Therapeutic Style: 

I approach my work with the belief that therapy is an exploration process. I believe that you are the expert in your life. My role is to support your journey by highlighting strengths and providing additional skills to help work through life’s challenges. I am passionate about working with students during times of transition. Periods of transition are difficult and often we project to the world only the tip of the iceberg. I am also passionate about helping students navigate that which is “under the surface.” The theoretical approaches I tend to utilize are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy with a strengths-based perspective.  I aim to help students develop insight and coping skills in order to find their voice and accomplish their goals.

As a therapist, I am non-judgmental and open-minded. I strive to have a practical approach that includes an open and honest dialogue with students. I believe in the power of challenging students to increase self-awareness, while at the same time maintaining an unconditional positive regard for their experiences. 

Supervision Style:

I believe in empowering communication, which is appropriately assertive, in which the supervisee can be open to his/her experience and fully engaged with the client. I believe in creating an environment of trust and collaboration to foster growth.  I prefer an integrative supervisor approach, specific to the supervisee’s needs, in which I take on varying roles of teacher, counselor, and consultant.

Professional Interests: 

My clinical interests include women's issues and empowerment, anxiety, depression, spirituality, grief and loss, relational concerns, multiculturalism.

Groups and Liaison Roles

In the fall semester I will be running the Understanding Self and Others group. This is an undergraduate student group that provides a safe and supportive environment, allowing you to practice new ways of relating to others, gain a better understanding of yourself, share personal experiences, express fears or worries, and receive support and feedback.

Educational Background:

I attended Wright State University where I received both my Bachelors in Psychology and my Masters in Community Counseling.

Personal Interests: 

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, singing, watching a good movie, dining out with family and friends, shopping/thrifting, and leading a small women’s group.

My Pronouns:  

She/Her/Hers