Chase Butala, LPC

Chase Butala, LPC


Phone: (571) 556-7584

Email: cbutala@atlcgr.com


Chase Butala is an LPC/LCPC, licensed in the states of Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. He initially started his work with children and adolescents after while studying at Shippensburg University in 2005. Chase started as direct care in a military style residential setting, Vision Quest Inc., for children and adolescents outside of Chambersburg, PA.

After graduating from Shippensburg in 2006 he took a role doing case management work at Timber Ridge School, a residential treatment facility for young men with behavioral issues outside of Winchester, VA. He worked here while completing his Master of Science at West Virginia University in Rehabilitation Counseling. Upon completing his degree in 2009 he obtained his Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

Chase completed his residency while working at Grafton Integrated Health Network, a psychiatric residential treatment facility in Berryville, VA. Here he specialized in adolescents with developmental disabilities, oppositional behaviors, anxiety, ADHD and depression and their families. Chase became an administrator here and oversaw a department of roughly 100 direct care staff.

Chase has continued his work in clinical administration since. As the Director of Admissions and Quality Assurance he was a leader in bringing North Spring Behavioral Healthcare an inpatient psychiatric unit. Here he gained further expertise with individuals in crisis, brief therapy interventions, crisis management and emergency services. Chase is currently employed as the Regional Mental Health Director, overseeing psychiatric and mental health services in 5 prisons for the Department of Corrections in Maryland.

Chase’s therapeutic orientation is centered around energy therapy. He also has extensive expertise CBT, REBT, Transactional Analysis, Family systems model, and mindfulness. Chase’s approach to treatment focus around helping individuals understand their cognitive programming, learning about and addressing resistance and how to utilize strategies to fire new programs for success. Additionally, Chase has experience as a Clinical Supervisor for residents in counseling.