Counseling Services

Counseling Staff

Sara Crafton, M.Ed.
Staff Counselor
Sara is a mental health counselor who specializes in art therapy. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Hanover College, where she majored in Psychology. Sara went on to gain her Master's degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from the University of Louisville. Since that time, she has worked in community mental health and private practice, addressing a diverse range of needs. She has conducted workshops focusing on Growth through Art and Yoga. Sara has a very positive, strengths-based approach to counseling and uses traditional and alternative strategies to promote personal growth and overall wellness.

Katie Dine Young, Psy.D., HSPP
Staff Psychologist
Katie is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her B.A. from Bowling Green University in Psychology and a Psy.D. from Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She came to Hanover in 2001 after working for University Psychiatric Services, Department of Psychiatry (University of Cincinnati); Hyde Park Psychological Services (Cincinnati, OH), and Quinco Consulting Associates (Madison, IN). Katie formerly specialized in child and family therapy. At Hanover, Katie specializes in working with sexual assault, grief, first-generation students and eating disorders.  She obtained her Level 1 Certification in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy). She enjoys helping students navigate their current life challenges and has a particular interest in incorporating the arts, movement and play into therapy to facilitate personal growth. Her professional interests include narrative therapy, internal family systems, trauma theory and utilizing the whole person-body, mind and spirit in therapy. Research interests include scholarly understandings of the importance of play, human development throughout the lifespan, and Waldorf education.

Catherine Le Saux, LCSW
Director of Counseling Services
Catherine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Indiana State University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Florida State University. She obtained a specialized credential as a Registered Play Therapist during her work with families and children in a Community Mental Health setting.  She continues to serve on the Adjunct Faculty for Ivy Tech Community College as an instructor in Human Services. Catherine came to Hanover in 2012 after serving as the Clinical Director for LifeSpring, Inc. in Jefferson County, Indiana. At Hanover she utilizes a person-centered approach to treatment, tailoring interventions to address individual needs. Her professional interests include exploration of both clinical and adjunctive practices which support wellness in all areas of student life.

Telephone Numbers

(812) 866-7399
Appointment line (on-campus): 470
Fax Number: (812) 866-7077


Lynn Hall, Room 115