Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services: 
Catalyst Counseling

We want all of our students to be healthy and ready to learn, and we recognize that strong mental health and wellness play a vital role in a student's growth and success. Students who are struggling with stress, anxiety or other concerns cannot focus on school work. That's why Adena Elementary partners with Catalyst Counseling to help increase student access to high quality and affordable mental healthcare. 

The partnership is made possible by the district's partnership with MindPeace, a non-profit that serves as a catalyst for connecting its network of professional mental health providers with schools. After a rigorous needs assessment and interview process, we identified Catalyst Counseling as our partner.

Learn more about Lakota's partnership with MindPeace.

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Meet Our Therapist

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Kimberly Perros
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Kimberly Perros is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio, workig with children and their families. She specializes in Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma Focus-Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Through trained therapeutic interventions, Kimberly helps children address and resolve their own problems by teaching them healthy ways to not only manage their emotions, but how to understand them as well.

Kimberly has been working in the mental health field since 2008. She is a graduate of

Cincinnati Christian University, with a bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in counseling. She has worked in a variety of settings such as hospitals, residential psychiatric units, outpatient drug rehab clinics, homes, and schools. Since 2012 she has been working with children and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Kimberly has a passion for educating parents, teachers, and other child professionals to help develop successful plans to improve the child's coping abilities and decision making. Kimberly offers the following services: individual counseling, play therapy, group therapy, family

counseling, and parenting consultation.