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Therapy for Individuals, 

Couples, & Families

Family Therapy Session

About Us

Joel Hardin, Director

MA, LPCC-S, LICDC, NCC (Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, National Certified Counselor)

Joel is the Director of Pathways and joined this practice in 2013. Joel's counseling experience includes previous work at Maryhaven, Dublin Springs Hospital, and the Delaware Area Career Center. Joel sees counseling as an effective way to help people move toward emotional, relational, and spiritual health. He works with adults, adolescents, couples and families at two locations: Pathways' main office in Westerville and a satellite location in Lewis Center. In addition to working with emotional,  behavioral, and relational issues, Joel is a trained EMDR therapist and works with clients to find healing and freedom from past trauma. 

Before becoming a licensed counselor, Joel served as a pastor for many years at churches in Lewis Center, Delaware, Westerville, and the OSU campus area. Prior to that, he worked as a licensed architect. Joel earned his Masters degree in clinical counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary, and he also holds Masters degrees in Architecture and Business Administration from the University of Illinois. Joel has been married to his wife, Edie, for 28 years, and they have three children, 24, 18 and 15. He enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, motorcycles, gardening, and house projects.

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Davia L. Stevenson, MA, LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) 

Davia works with adult women and men, adolescents, couples, and families, helping them grow toward mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational health. She is also passionate about helping individuals and families facing challenging medical diagnoses to accept, adjust and thrive through their circumstance. Davia believes that every experience, whether loss, hurt, fear, triumph or victory can be purposed to move you toward your fullest life.

Davia is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Ohio Counseling Association and the Association of Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling. Davia has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, attended law school at Loyola University of Chicago, and received her Masters in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary.

Davia has been married to Eric, her college sweetheart, for 31 years. She is the proud mother of two adult sons, one daughter-in-love, and the best untrained dog ever.

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Barry Thompson, MA, LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor)

Barry has been on his own healing journey since 1995. Barry is grateful to all who have given of themselves, to help birth in him a sense of identity, purpose and belonging. He most enjoys working with clients who desire to grow but find the effects of trauma, substance use and broken relationships holding them back. Barry received his Masters in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary.

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Rhonda Taylor, MA, LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor)

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