Meet our Team

Veronica Luck, LMHCA, LMFTA, SUDP, D. Min and Th.D. 

Veronica Luck is a Licensed Mental Health Associate, Marriage Family Therapy Associate, Licensed Substance Abuse Professional. She received her Master of Science in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Grand Canyon University. Additionally, she had earned two doctorate degrees from the A.L. Hardy Academy of Theology. Her passion is treating the mental wellness of the whole person: 


spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional, and social. Some of the modalities you can look forward to with Veronica include meditation, behavior interventions, bibliotherapy, AEDP, creative arts therapy, biofeedback, Christian counseling, DBT, CBT, emotion regulation, and motivational interviewing. Veronica values positive psychology, person-centered therapy, and active listening. She specializes in individuals, couples, family dynamics, adolescent concerns, and parenting. As a SUDP, Veronica is also able to focus on substance and alcohol abuse and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, Veronica is an International Chaplain. She enjoys working with clients from a variety of diverse backgrounds and has a passion for helping others get unstuck, recognize their strengths, and find the resilience to succeed in their daily life.

Taylor McAvoy, LMHCA

Taylor is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate with 2 years of experience. She began in 2019 working with children with Autism. She then did her clinical internship at LifeWire in Bellevue working with survivors of domestic violence using trauma-informed and social-justice informed approaches to therapy. Taylor earned her master’s degree from Northwest University in 2021.


This experience inspired Taylor to work in trauma-informed and Narrative approaches to therapy. She is passionate about being an ally to people of all backgrounds and identities and integrates these values into therapy. She believes that the professional relationship should be a safe space to explore identity, experience, coping, and meaning. Additionally, she uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy, nervous system responses and education, emotion-focused, and a client-centered approach.

She grew up in Eastern Washington in a small rural town and is familiar with the societal divides and issues that affect us all. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community herself, she is passionate about providing care to this population. Taking a holistic approach to therapy, she believes that all these factors of influence in our lives affect us in profound ways that can be explored in therapy.

Barbara Drescher, LMHC

Barb is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 25 years of experience in human services. She started in the field in 1996 by working with foster children in a therapeutic program then, went on to work with adults and children in a community mental health setting. She has since gone on to working in a Group Practice setting with Bridges and Boundaries since 2020. Barb earned her master’s degree from Saint Martin’s University in 2013 and her licensure in 2015.

 Starting in 2015, she spent three years working as a Designated Crisis Responder where she worked with individuals who were struggling with acute mental illness and required emergent intervention. Through this experience, Barb learned to approach crisis and other intensive services with a calm and knowledgeable demeanor. Barb utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Play Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, talk therapy and has a client-centered approach to building rapport. She is always seeking to grow her toolkit and provide meaningful practices to treating those who are facing challenges in their daily lives. Barb is kind, gentle and has experience working with all ages to improve their quality of life. Allow Barb to assist you with daily challenges and functioning to have more fulfillment in life, no matter your age!

Lillie McCatty, LMHC, CMHS

Owner

In addition to traditional psychotherapeutic techniques Lillie employs a variety of creative arts and play therapies including the use of masks, puppets, sand tray, doll house, visual and dramatic arts, and more. Lillie has undergraduate and graduate level specializations in child Lillie McCatty is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. Lillie comes to you with a Master of Arts in Drama Therapy from New York University (NYU) and a total of 11 years of experience in the field of counseling and psychotherapy with children and adults. 

In addition to traditional psychotherapeutic techniques Lillie employs a variety of creative arts and play therapies including the use of masks, puppets, sand tray, doll house, visual and dramatic arts, and more.

Lillie has undergraduate and graduate level specializations in child and adolescent development and child-focused psychotherapy. She is state recognized as a Child Mental Health Specialist. She has training and experience in Child Life interventions and is therefore qualified to support children who have physical issues that require potentially upsetting medical procedures including terminal and chronic illnesses. Lillie has experience helping clients with a number of situational difficulties including domestic violence, divorce, adoption, pregnancy, and more. She is highly capable of treating a variety of psychiatric diagnoses including adjustment disorder, depression, anxiety, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, PTSD, personality disorders, and more. Lillie has extensive professional and personal experience treating individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and she is a state certified Mental Health Specialist for African-American Populations. Having grown up in the Olympia community Lillie is well connected to community resources and looks forward to facilitating growth and healing in your family.

Amanda Brown, Office Support

Amanda is the first, friendly face when you enter our offices. She provides support to clients and clinicians with billing, insurance support, scheduling, portal access, and front office needs. Amanda comes to us from her work in the urgent care world and is very experienced in client care as well as the office side of things. In addition to her work with our current clients Amanda also screens all of our incoming clients and helps navigate the onboarding process. Amanda is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:00am-3:00pm.