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Therapists

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Lindsay Burleson, LLC, MTS, MEd

Lindsay Burleson is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and certified by the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation to provide intensive outpatient services.  Lindsay is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Samford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; she holds a Master of Theological Studies from Beeson Divinity School and a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Montevallo. Lindsay has the ability to provide counseling with an inclination toward spirituality if a client so desires. She conducts outpatient diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy (behavior management techniques, parenting education, cognitive behavior therapy, and exposure and response prevention) and intensive outpatient therapy.  Her training involves extensive work with attention deficit & disruptive behavior disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders including obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and eating disorders.  She also provides pre-marital/marital counseling and divorce recovery.  Lindsay and her husband, Aaron, live in Huntsville with their daughters, Brynlee Kate and Rebecca Blair, and dog, Louie.

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Maggie Futch, LLC, MA, LPC

Maggie Futch graduated from the University of North Alabama with her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2010. She graduated from Argosy University, Nashville, with her Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2014. Maggie has experience with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and behavior issues. She is trained in both cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention therapy. Maggie strives to provide a safe, welcoming environment for her clients and takes time to build a strong therapeutic relationship with the individuals and families she serves. Maggie is trained in both assessment and treatment of ADHD and specific learning disabilities including recommendations for academic accommodations for students of all ages. Maggie is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and certified by the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation to provide intensive outpatient services for individuals with OCD. Maggie and her husband, Bradley, have been married since 2013 and have three sons, Mac, Tucker, and Jones.

Schedule Link is only for established clients. For initial appointments please call.

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Sydney Buchan, LLC, MA, ALC

Sydney Buchan is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Alabama. Sydney obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling from The University of North Alabama in December 2020. She is currently working under the supervision of Ashley Berrios, LPC-S. Sydney’s passion is building strong therapeutic relationships. She works to build these relationships by providing a non-judgmental experience through an open mind and curious spirit. Sydney incorporates a client-centered approach and uses CBT and exposure and response prevention therapy to help clients work through difficult times. Sydney has experience working with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and ADHD. She possesses an inclination toward the LGBTQ+ community and enjoys working with adolescents and adults. Sydney believes in helping clients achieve self-efficacy and resilience in order to heal and live a fulfilling life. Sydney was born and raised in The Shoals. She recently moved to Huntsville, where she enjoys exploring local restaurants and markets in her free time.

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Mallory Adams, LLC, MA, LPC

Mallory Adams graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Child Studies from Louisiana Tech University in 2016, and went on to receive her Masters of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from Louisiana Tech in 2018.

Mallory enjoys having a Family and Child Studies background in the mental health field because she feels that it has positively informed her view of clients to be seen from an individual and family perspective. Mallory has a specific interest in working with adolescents and young adults, and has experience utilizing person-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectal behavioral therapy skills.

Mallory has experience in working with individuals with a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and behavioral issues. While her therapeutic approach is eclectic and tailored to each individual she works with, her overall goal in the therapeutic process is to provide clients with a welcoming environment where they can feel comfortable and like they have someone on their team. She enjoys getting to work alongside her clients to reach their goals, and provide support for them through empathy, honesty, and humor.

Mallory is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of Alabama and Wyoming. Mallory and her husband Sonny are Louisiana natives and have been married since 2018. They moved to the Huntsville area in November 2021 with their dog George and they all three love to spend time together outdoors.

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Calah Fite, LLC, MEd, ALC

Calah Fite is an Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) with 5 years of experience counseling children, adolescents, and young adults. She obtained her Masters of Education in Human Developmental Counseling from Vanderbilt University in 2018 after graduating from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship with a minor in Theology & The Arts in 2016. 

Calah’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, perfectionism. women's issues, grief, relationship issues, self sabotage/goal setting, trauma, boundaries, spirituality, and life-transitions for children, adolescents, and young adults. She seeks to bring awareness and change so clients can exchange negative thought patterns and behaviors for a renewed sense of peace and wholeness.

Her approach is integrative, holistic, and relational. She pulls from various therapeutic methods to tailor them to the needs of each individual client. She is trained in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, (SFBT) and Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) to effectively help each client reach their goals. She is currently working under the supervision of Stacie Scherer LPC-S. While not counseling, she and her husband Peyton are newlyweds who love playing music and live near Downtown Huntsville.

Schedule Link is only for established clients. For initial appointments please call.

Chloe Hammick, LLC, MS, ALC

Chloe Hammick is a two time graduate of Troy University. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2017 and then graduated with her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health in 2020. Chloe is currently an Associate Licensed Counselor under the supervision of Cayley Edmonds, LPC. She has many years of experience in a variety of mental health rolls from inpatient psychiatric services to outpatient private practice. She loves working with clients of all ages and stages in life, but if you find yourself dealing with anxiety, depression, OCD, or motherhood issues, she is a great fit! Chloe strives to make her clients feel both supported and empowered in every session by offering person centered therapy combined with psychoeducation resources. Her techniques include cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention therapy. For clients struggling with managing interpersonal relationships, she incorporates many of the ideas from Dr. John Gottman. Chloe also offers assessment for ADHD. Chloe is a transplant to Huntsville in 2019. In her free time, Chloe enjoys spending time with her partner, Paul, and their 2 boys being active downtown, attending arts festival, or hiking the many trails around town.

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Katy Eddings, BCC, Intern

Katy Eddings graduated from Ecclesia College with her Bachelors in Christian Counseling (BCC) and a Minor in Biblical studies in 2016.  She is pursuing her Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree at Walden University. She is currently an intern under the supervision of Lindsay Burleson, NCC, LPC. Katy has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults; she has been trained on Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Exposure-Response Prevention (ERP). She is passionate about building therapeutic relationships and she wants her clients to feel welcomed and validated. Katy’s clinical interest include, anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, life transition, social emotion awareness, and behavior. Katy also can provide spiritual counseling if the client desires. Katy is from Birmingham, Alabama and moved to Huntsville to help plant a church. She fell in love with the city. Outside of counseling, Katy enjoys trying a new coffee shop, buying plants, running, and writing. 

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Lauren Grinder, DVM, CCFP, Intern

Lauren’s path to the field of counseling has been a bit unconventional. After graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Animal Science in 2004, Lauren went on to fulfill her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and continues to work as a small animal practitioner and emergency veterinarian. Lauren’s experiences with veterinary medicine – assisting clients with grief surrounding difficult medical and financial decisions, supporting colleagues through professional challenges, and struggling with work-life balance – encouraged her to become a therapist. Lauren became a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional in 2021 and is completing a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of  North Alabama; she is an intern under the supervision of Maggie Futch, LLC, MA, LPC, NCC.  Lauren favors cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and person-centered approaches to therapy. Lauren lends an experienced and compassionate ear to those suffering with grief, shame, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and/or intrusive thoughts. She is also a passionate advocate for mental health and wellness for workers in all medical fields. She has special interests in career counseling, assertiveness training, boundary-setting, mindfulness, pet loss support, body neutrality/acceptance, and marital / relationship counseling. Lauren is proud to provide LGBTQIA+ affirming care. In her free time, Lauren enjoys gardening, birdwatching, and advocating for the re-introduction of native landscapes into urban and suburban settings. She also competes in the sport of powerlifting and holds USPA state records in bench press, squat, deadlift, and total. Lauren and her partner, Carl, have four cats: a brown tabby named Bea Arthur, two blue tabbies named Willow and Mimi, and a three-legged tortoiseshell tabby named Stevie.

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Olivia Koger, BA, Intern

Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2018. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Alabama. She is an intern under supervision of Lindsay Burleson, LLC, LPC-S, MEd, MTS and Maggie Futch, LLC, LPC, MA.

Olivia’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, OCD, ADHD, and marital/relationship issues. Olivia utilizes cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and solution-focused approaches to counseling and chooses therapeutic techniques based on the needs of the client. Olivia is passionate about providing a judgment free space for all clients where they can feel free to speak their minds and creatively explore opportunities for growth.

In her free time, Olivia enjoys cold brews, listening to podcasts, spending time with her husband, Noah, and going on walks with her daughter, Hazel.

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