Cincinnati & Commonwealth Counseling Service, Inc. uses a multidisciplinary team approach to providing quality mental health services to a wide variety of populations using the appropriate treatment modality. Founded in 1972, Cincinnati & Commonwealth Counseling Service, Inc. is dedicated to professional, empathic therapy. Our providers are expert family therapists and have many years of experience helping families to enjoy a more harmonious living environment. Leaders in conflict resolution, our mediators can help families, businesses or individuals reach mutually satisfying solutions. Our psychologists can provide accurate assessment of an individual’s needs through psychological testing.
The Staff at Cincinnati & Commonwealth Counseling Service, Inc. is composed of psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers and counselors. Our staff (with years of experience) prescribes to high standards of academic training, ethics, and supervision.
All of our therapists are licensed by the state board appropriate to their disciplines. Various members of the staff have been trained in the following modes of treatment:
- reality therapy
- self psychology
Staff members participate in community activities and welcome
community, civic and religious involvement.
Various members of our staff belong to the following professional organizations which require on-going education in order to maintain membership:
Accreditation & Affiliations
- National Board for Certified Counselors
- American Orthopsychiatry Association
- National Association for Social Workers
- American Counseling Association
- American Neuropsychiatric Association
Robert W. Ford, MSW, L.I.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.P.C.C., B.C.D.
Board Certified Diplomat
Treatment Preference: Ages 21 and Up
Individual, Alcohol and Drug Issues, Sex Related Issues, Litigation Support, Perpetrators, Anger Management, Grief, Stress, PTSD, certified Mediator and Crisis Responder.
Nancy L. Ford, M.Ed., L.P.C.C.
Ages 12 and Up
Individuals, Marital, Adolescents, Family, Job Stress, Grief, Parenting, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Depression, Divorce, Anxiety, Anger Management, Trauma, Panic, PTSD and certified Mediator.
Winifred Boyd, M.Ed, L.P.C.C.
Ages 13 and Up
Individual, Couples, Families, Chemical Dependency, Reality, Grief, Anger, Stress, Depression, Workplace, Divorce.
Jan Lawson, MA, ACSW, CCDC III-E
Ages 5 and Up
Adults, Adolescents, Children, Substance Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Marital, Families, Individual, Grief, Divorce, Trauma, Anger Management, PTSD and Certified Forensic Counselor.
Sharon Siple, M.Ed, MSW, L.I.S.W
Ages 7 and Up
Children therapy, Adolescents, Adults, Marital, Stress, Depression, Anxiety, School Issues, Individuals, Parenting Issues, Grief.
Shawn Atchley, MSW, LISW
Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity.
Ages 18 and up
Clinical experiences include issues related to abuse, anxiety,
chronic illness, depression, grief, gerontology, spirituality, and serious
Darrin Elkins, M.Ed, LPCC-S, CWC, CABF
Ohio Certified BWC Provider
Ages 16 & Up
Diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders with
individuals, couples, families, depression, anxiety, bereavement,
work injuries, PTSD, forensic counseling, Christian Counseling