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A warm welcome to

 

 

 

 

 

West Dayton's trusted source for therapy and counseling with African American children, youth and families impacted by trauma.

Welcome from Manicka Thomas, Clinical Social Worker. 

Kindred Connections Therapy Center is a community based private practice. We are highly skilled Social Workers, Counselors and Psychologists serving Trotwood, Jefferson Township and West Dayton, Oh. 

If you are looking for help that is expert, confidential, culturally relevant and tailored to you and your family's needs, we can help. We provide in person therapy or online therapy via ZOOM. Self referrals are welcome, or you may be referred by your family doctor, children services, the court system, a children's hospital, a psychiatrist or other health care provider. 

In our experience, the most common reasons for seeking help are stress or feeling "stuck," general unhappiness, grief and loss, concerns with your child's behaviors, anger management, sexual abuse or racial battle fatigue. 

We would love to talk with you about how we can help you reconcile painful and traumatic life events and reconnect with yourself; or how we can help your family get back on track, reconnecting with each other. 

What to expect at Kindred Connections

Licensed Professionals

We are licensed professionals with a minimum of 5 years of experience.

 

 

Who Use Research & Science

No need to guess or wonder about what a diagnosed disorder means. We help you understand the brain science behind problematic behaviors and mood disorders in a way that is simple and easy to understand.

To Provide Culturally Relevant Solutions

We provide practical solutions and interventions that have been proven to help decrease severity of symptoms and increase family engagement.

Definitions

When you are new to the counseling process, the different terms and titles seem confusing. Each title refers to a trained professional that will help you manage personal concerns.

Counselor

has training in counseling theory and skills and usually conducts short to medium term work for problem solving and decision making.

Clinical Social Worker

is trained in counseling skills as well as Social Work theory and practice. They hold a degree in Social Work. 

Psychotherapist

is trained in counseling skills and theory, but generally work in greater depth exploring your life history and ingrained beliefs. 

Psychiatrist

a medically trained professional who offers treatment which often includes medication and/or a referral for therapy.

Kindred Connections Therapy Center Brochure 

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