Celia H. McKechnie, LPC

Counselor, UAH Counseling Center


Celia is a Licensed Practicing Counselor who has been with the UAH Counseling Center since September, 2014. In addition to being an employee of The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Celia is also an alumna, earning her Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology in December 2005. She worked for several years in a variety of settings including as a Behavioral Therapist with children on the Autism Spectrum, as an In-Home Family Counselor with Youth Villages and as a Mental Health Clinician with at-risk youth at Three Springs Paint Rock Valley outdoor residential treatment center. Celia later returned to school to get a second Master’s Degree, this time in Counseling Psychology from Alabama A&M University in December 2013 so she could pursue licensure with the state of Alabama. Prior to joining the UAH Counseling Center, Celia gained additional experience working in substance abuse treatment at Bradford Health Services inpatient treatment and outpatient opioid replacement therapy at Huntsville Recovery.