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Christopher G. Holcomb, MSSW, LCSW, CADC
Associate Professor

Justin DeCecca

Mr. Holcomb is an Associate Professor for the Human Services Department.  Prior to becoming a professor, he was the Lead Therapist at the Trillium Center helping to oversee the therapeutic programming for the inpatient units (adolescent, adult, and medical detoxification) as well as two outpatient programs.   He currently maintains a part-time status with Baptist Health and has transitioned to developing and delivering the counseling component in the primary care clinics.

Mr. Holcomb has been an educator and advocate for individuals in southeastern Kentucky for over a decade.  He has served in many diverse positions such as the following:  State Victim Assistance Coordinator covering all 120 counties for the state office of M.A.D.D, maintained a part-time private practice for five years, director of a substance abuse program that taught research-based curricula to five local schools, adjunct instructor at EKU, and was the co-treatment director for one of the largest residential group homes in Kentucky.   In addition, he has completed over 2,000 psycho-educational and counseling groups during his twelve years at the Trillium Center. 

Mr. Holcomb earned a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree with a minor in Child and Family Studies from Eastern Kentucky University and then a Master’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville.  He became a Certified Social Worker (CSW) in 2002, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in 2005, and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in 2013.  He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.