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

Justin DeCecca

Mr. Holcomb is an Assistant Professor in 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 working sixteen hours per week.

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 2,500 psycho-educational and counseling groups during his thirteen plus 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.