Lindsay South, MA, LLP, LPC, RPT-S
Limited License Psychologist*
Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor


Adults, women, men, adolescents, children 5-12, families, gays/lesbians.

Specialty Areas

Group therapy, individual therapy, play therapy, art and sand tray therapy.

Eating disorders, anxiety issues, adult children of alcoholics/co-dependency, attention deficit/hyperactivity/learning disorders, career issues, compulsive behaviors, depression, grief, sexual/physical abuse, trauma.

Supervision for LLPCs and play therapists


  • MA in Counselor Education/Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, 1988
  • Completed 7 years of Sandtray-Worldplay training with Gisela Schubach de Domenico, PhD
  • Received intensive training in eating disorders with Amy Baker Dennis, PhD
  • Completed 30-hour LPC supervisor training
  • Completed LPC Supervisor Training, The Mentorship Institute, Portage, MI


  • In professional practice since 1988
  • Practice Owner, Lindsay P. South, MA PLLC, May 2004-present

Professional Interests/Specialties

In addition to treating adults presenting a wide array of concerns, I work with children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulty in the areas of learning and attention, weight and body image, as well as relationships with family and peers.

Professional Affiliations/Activities

Relevant Titles or Positions Held

  • Consultant: Kalamazoo College Eating Disorder Partnership Program
  • Clinical Coordinator: Transitions Program for Women, Glenbrook Hospital
  • Limited License Psychologist, Adult Unit, Battle Creek Adventist Hospital
  • Therapist, Adult Team, Allegan Community Mental Health
  • Career Advisor: Center for Women’s Services, Western Michigan University

Professional Presentations

  • What is Play Therapy? The Mentoring Institute, May 2015
  • The Role of Family Based Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (January 2011), Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Sandtray-World Play (November 2011), Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Utilizing Art and Play Therapy in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Eating Disorders (February 2012), Michigan Association of Play Therapy, Lansing, MI; (May 2013) Child and Adolescent Play Therapy Association, Canada


Lindsay South

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1591 W. Centre
Suite 103
Portage, MI 49024

Phone: 269-323-2553
Fax: 269-323-2558

Office hours: by appointment


*Supervised by Timothy Howard, EdD.

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