Lindner Center of HOPE, Child and Adolescent Therapist


Dr. Hardwick serves as a child and adolescent therapist at the Lindner Center of HOPE. She provides individual and family therapy in the Outpatient Center. Dr. Hardwick has a passion for helping her patients and families find hope and healing amidst life’s challenges.

Dr. Hardwick has over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health; having served in roles of mental health case manager, clinical counselor, and clinical supervisor; as well as clinical counseling faculty. Prior to joining Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Hardwick was an Assistant Professor in a clinical counseling program and provided counseling though her own private practice.  Dr. Hardwick has provided individual, group, and family counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including public mental health agencies, schools, churches, and private practices. She has also served as the Clinical Director of a college counseling center, as well as Internship/Practicum Coordinator and Faculty Supervisor for clinical counseling students. In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Hardwick has 15 years of experience as faculty teaching and training clinical counseling students.

Dr. Hardwick earned her doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Training Supervision Designation (LPCC-S).  She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, as well as a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional. Dr. Hardwick is also a trained Disaster Mental Health Volunteer with the American Red Cross.

Dr. Hardwick is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Ohio Counseling Association, the Greater Cincinnati Counseling Association, the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling, the Association for Creativity in Counseling, the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and the International Association of Trauma Professionals.


Areas of Specialty and Interest:

  • Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Spirituality
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavior Disorders
  • Abuse and Neglect