Ann Addington, M.Ed., LPC
Ann received an undergraduate Bachelor of Specialized Studies degree in 2009 and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2012, both from Ohio University. While pursuing her master’s degree, she completed an internship at the Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic in Athens where she worked with a team of physicians to integrate counseling services with patient care. Since 2013, she has provided oversight for Ohio University’s Collegiate Recovery Community, R.I.S.E. (Recovery to Inspire, Share and Empower). A longtime employee of Ohio University, her previous work on campus included alcohol and other drug prevention, oversight of registered student organizations and administrative support. Ann chairs the Stress and Anxiety Reduction committee, a group committed to reducing stress and anxiety for students by providing supportive resources through the StressLess website(opens in a new window). Her professional strengths and therapeutic approach incorporate person centered, cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing skills. Ann’s work interests include stress management, life balance, substance use disorders and addictive behaviors. When not at work, she enjoys taking walks, sewing, and spending time with her family, friends and grandchildren.