Natalie Cho (she, her)

(617) 558-1881 ext. 202

Natalie is a second-year Master’s student in the Mental Health Counseling Program at Boston College who is working under supervision towards becoming a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Leadership and Management from Boston College. Natalie’s clinical orientation focuses on a strong client-counselor relationship, as she aims to help each individual discover the most authentic version of themselves and utilize their full potential. She believes that one of the main barriers that often prevents individuals from reaching their full potential is rooted in social injustices, whether it be related to a person’s race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or socioeconomic status. In her free time, Natalie enjoys going to concerts, spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and reading a good book.

Colton Johnson (he, him)

(617) 558-1881 ext. 111

Colton is a graduate student at the Boston College School of Social work. He will receive his MSW in May of 2024. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College. Prior to joining MEDA he worked at a community mental health center providing individual and group therapy for children and adolescents. Colton brings a trauma-informed, strength-based, and person-centered approach to his work. As a social worker, Colton is committed to social justice at the individual, organizational, and societal levels.

His background in sports is what led him to work in the field of eating disorders. Colton used to be a competitive figure skater and is familiar with the intersection of sports and mental health. Colton also has a background in coaching and sports-based therapy. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and rock climbing. He is looking forward to adopting a cat soon.

Lucie Waldman (she, her)

(617) 558-1881 ext. 112

Lucie Waldman is a second-year Masters in Counseling Psychology student at Northeastern University and lives in Boston, MA. Lucie is the author of The Jots of Becoming, is a Certified Eating Disorder Recovery Coach through the Carolyn Costin Institute, and has presented at the MEDA conference in 2022 and 2023. She looks forward to continuing to work with MEDA and plans to pursue a career in the eating disorder field.