Pam Lemaster

Pam Lemaster, MA, LPCC, is a counselor who works primarily with adults and some youth on occasion. She also is a crisis prescreener for the local hospital and jail to determine risk of harm to self or others. Pam has worked for Appleseed since 2016 and is trained in trauma therapy using EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). Once a month, Pam facilitates a grief group, with the help of Kailey Bradley, for those who are grieving the loss of loved ones through suicide. Pam graduated from Ashland Theological Seminary with her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, which prepared her for the ability to counsel others from a Christian perspective if they so choose.

Recent Updates

Self-Care and Stress Management Tips

We are winding down National Recovery Awareness Month and National Suicide Awareness Month. Both of these issues can be made worse by interpersonal tensions and stress. With COVID-19 still disrupting how we live and the intensifying election propaganda, we need to intentionally make time for self-care. Below are a few self-care tips for stress management.

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September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide or death please know, there is help. Take that step to share your thoughts and feelings with someone you trust. Appleseed has caring staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling our 24 Hour Crisis hotline at (419) 289-6111. You may also visit Suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.

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September is National Recovery Month

Recovery is possible. There are many great recovery communities in our area.  Don't let anything keep you from reaching out. There are paths that will allow you to find meaning and purpose in the aftermath of very difficult life experiences. If you find yourself addicted and struggling remember you are loveable, forgivable, and changeable.

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