Hollie Bandy is a Christ follower, minister, wife, mother, and board certified (National Board of Counselors) licensed professional counselor (E.2203001 Ohio). She is a 2020 graduate of Liberty University and holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Hollie has completed Bible school through Dominion Bible Institute associated with John G. Lake Ministries. She has earned 6 college degrees: MA clinical mental health counseling (Liberty University), BA Psychology (Kent State University), AA in Psychology, AA in General Arts, and 2 AA's in General Sciences (KSU and Stark State). She is also a SYMBIS facilitator for premarital and marital counseling (created by Les and Leslie Parrott).
Hollie has experience diagnosing and treating dual diagnoses of mental disorders and substance use disorders. She works to provide a wholistic approach, examining her client's bio-psycho-social-spiritual well-being because all components work together to impact mental health.
She is the author and creator of the Hebrews 11:6 Journal, a workbook-style journal designed to help Christians be more effective in their faith walk (facebook.com/Hebrews116Journal). The journal helps keep Christians accountable in 6 areas of ministry: Activating our Faith, Sharing the Good News, Healing, Disciplining, Giving, and Making Spiritual Goals.
In her professional practice at the Christian Counseling Alliance, Hollie works with families, couples, individuals, and groups. Areas of clinical focus include: