Counseling Connections & Associates is pleased to offer outpatient mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric care/medication management, substance abuse evaluations, and various group therapy opportunities. Counseling Connections & Associates, LLC was founded in 2011 by Kristi Tackett-Newburg, M.A., LIMHP, CPC. Prior to opening CC&A, Kristi owned a solo private practice for 7 years. Kristi decided to expand her practice by opening up a group private practice. Kristi liked the idea of having a practice where clients could address all treatment needs in one location.