Scott Kahler, LMFT, CPC, AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Therapist. Coach. Supervisor.

Scott Burns Kahler facing rightScott is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the State of Indiana, a Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and President of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) through the Center for Credentialing & Education, and a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. He is working on a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy through the online program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Scott maintains a private psychotherapy practice in the Broad Ripple neighborhood of Indianapolis, Indiana, and a life coaching practice in-person and over the telephone. He is an affiliate therapist for the Community Health Network Employee Assistance Program and for BDA | Morneau Shepell. He supervises graduate therapists working toward licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors in the residency program at the Christian Theological Seminary Counseling Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he has served as the Interim Residency Director from July 2016 to October 2016.  Scott also teaches as a lecturer in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Christian Theological Seminary.  Scott is the founder of Thought Tonic, LLC.

Laurie Budlong-Morse, LMFT


laurie-budlong_morseLaurie is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the State of Indiana, a Pre-Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and Associate Representative on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.  She is a graduate of Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana, as well as of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.  Laurie is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and honors spirituality in all of its expressions.  She has completed training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy (Levels I & II), an approach that integrates extensive research on factors that contribute to fulfilling intimate relationships.

In addition to her work as a psychotherapist, Laurie is currently involved in designing and conducting qualitative research on the topic of “Creative Engagement.”  The aim of this research is to define qualities and outcomes of moments in our lives when we put our whole, authentic selves into our work and relationships.  She has facilitated retreats, workshops, and groups on topics such as emotion coaching, couples relationship enrichment, spiritual autobiographies, and adjustment to parenthood.  You can find out more about Laurie at

Thought Tonic, LLC

At Thought Tonic, LLC, we value and honor diversity, and welcome the opportunity to work with clients regardless of race or ethnicity, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, economic status, physical or mental special needs or challenges, or other aspects of our uniqueness as human beings.