Tina Back is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Education Degree, Majoring in Counseling and Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College. Ms. Back, M.Ed. has worked in the field of mental health for over 10 years. Ms. Back is a Native to the Appalachian region in Ohio, as well as West Virginia, and has direct experience in working with diverse populations in rural areas regarding the various challenges they endure. Additionally, Ms. Back has experience presenting both poster and 60-minute breakout sessions at state conferences on the topics of LBGTQ+ concerns, spirituality in counseling, celebrating females in counseling, counseling wellness, and addressing trauma-related concerns in counseling.