Director/Training Director, CCS
Keith received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Rochester in 1996. Prior to working at Butler, he worked in community mental health, and he maintains a private practice outside of his work at Butler. Keith works from an emotionally-focused, interpersonal perspective in therapy. He is interested in mentoring, supervision, and professional development. His clinical areas of interest include suicide prevention, grief/loss, identity development, mindfulness, and trauma recovery. Outside of the office, he enjoys engaging in just about any sport when he is not spending time with his partner and three children.
Christine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University and her Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship at Butler University Counseling and Consultation Services and her post-doctoral fellowship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Christine is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Certified Grief Educator, and a Pet Loss Grief Counseling Trained Professional. Christine works primarily from a Humanistic-Existential, Psychodynamic, and Internal Family Systems framework. Christine’s clinical interests include working with clients experiencing existential anxiety and existential concerns, grief and loss, trauma, self-compassion, family of origin concerns, relationship anxiety, identity development, fostering authenticity and meaning making, and phase of life changes. Christine works with Bella, an 8 year old English Bulldog, as part of the Animal Assisted Therapy program at CCS.
Assistant Director, CCS
Casiana received a Bachelor’s degree in psychological science from Ball State University and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Eastern Michigan University. She was born and raised in Indianapolis within a large, multiracial family. Casiana is interested in providing culturally sensitive and affirming mental health treatment and enjoys facilitating values identification, acceptance, and self-compassion in her clinical work with students. In her spare time, she enjoys having fun with her partner, toddlers, and three dogs, and sharing meals with her large extended family. Her favorite self-care activities include trying new food, listening to live music, practicing mindfulness, and taking long walks.