Lindsay Serrano, LCPC
Lindsay meets with people from a variety of life experiences and backgrounds. She sees young children, adolescents, and adults and has helped clients work through a variety of concerns. Lindsay specializes in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, have experienced trauma, have trouble adjusting to new life circumstances, are working on academic challenges or are experiencing issues related to social/cultural norms.
Lindsay is mindful that therapeutic relationships need to be based on transparency, trust, and understanding with both the therapist and client working toward shared goals. She enjoys working with clients who have a variety of life experiences and backgrounds and recognizes that the client’s perspective frames how he or she copes with life’s challenges. Lindsay approaches each client with the understanding that people hold within them experience and unique strengths that are the foundation of success in therapy. She understands that each client is the expert in their life and that she is simply there to support the journey this client has chosen to take. Lindsay uses a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Strengths Based and Trauma Informed.
Lindsay is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in both the states of Missouri and Illinois. The majority of her career have been in non-profit settings both in small community-based counseling organizations as well as larger state institutions. Currently, she provides school-based counseling services in the Jennings School District as well as sees clients privately. She has provided individual, group and family counseling to clients with varying levels of concerns and severity. She has provided play therapy interventions for children as young as three and has worked with both caregivers and members of the senior population. Additionally, Lindsay has provided clinical supervision to therapists working within St. Louis County Schools. Lindsay provided after-hours sexual assault survivor advocacy for multiple counties in Southern Illinois and provided crisis counseling to the students of SIUE. While completing a Master’s of Education in Community Counseling at the University of Missouri St. Louis Lindsay completed field experience at Harris House an alcohol and drug rehabilitation organization. While at SIUE Lindsay worked hard with the underrepresented members of the community by collaborating with the international student organizations and working with organizations that support cultural awareness such as Black Girls Rock and working hand in hand with Disability Support Services to support students with a variety of disabilities. Additionally, Lindsay was a consultant for the St. Louis Gender Foundation and an active member of Safe Zone at SIUE. Before obtaining a Master’s degree, she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
Phone: 618-248-2040 x34
Areas of Focus(Bold denotes Special Interest)
Abuse Victim Sexual/Physical
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Disabilities (developmental and physical)
Individual, family, and group counseling in an agency and private-practice setting.
School based counseling to children with behavioral and educational concerns.
Office-based individual and group counseling with college students.
Education and Credentials
L.C.P.C. in Illinois (What's This?)
M.E.d. from University of Missouri St. Louis
B.S. from Missouri State University