September is National Suicide Prevention Month

#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, which helps spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. The Lifeline network and its partners are working to change the conversation from suicide to suicide prevention, to actions that can promote healing, help and give hope. #BeThe1To Ask, Be There, Keep Them Safe, Help Them Connect, anFollow Up. 

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Meet our New Executive Director

Kaitlin Knapp, M.A., ATR-BC, LMHC

Ms. Kaitlin Knapp (she/her) is a Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana and has served on the ICA Board of Directors since January 2021. She maintains a partial clinical caseload at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital along with her role as Clinical Program Manager over Healing Arts (Art, Music, Dance/Movement Therapies), Child Life, and Pediatric School Programs. Outside of work you can find Kaitlin spending time with her two cats, planning for Halloween (regardless the time of year), and watching movies.


ICA Responds to Racial Injustice 

View ICA's Statement here: ICA Racial Injustice Statement (2).pdf

Governor's Proclamation: Counseling Awareness Month (April 2021)


September 2021

Julie Quigley, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC

Bradley University

Quigley Christian Counseling, LLC

Dr. Julie L. Quigley is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed School Counselor. She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of the Cumberlands and both a M.S. in School Counseling and Mental Health Certificate from Butler University. Dr. Quigley has been a member of ICA since 2018. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Residence at Bradley University in the Department of Education, Counseling, and Leadership where she teaches in both the clinical mental health and school counseling programs. She also has a private practice, Quigley Christian Counseling, LLC, in Carmel, Indiana where she sees clients and supervises counselors-in-training.

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