John is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Clinical Endorsement (LPCC-S) and he has been the director of New Creation Counseling Center since 1995. John also gives consultation about pastoral care and counseling for Ginghamsburg Church, the strategic partner of New Creation Counseling Center. John formerly was the Executive Director of the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services, and had been manager of mental health services for the Montgomery Co. ADAMHS Board. John has been in the field of mental health since 1973. He holds a Master's Degree in counseling from Wright State University. John is a member of several community non-profit boards in Miami County, and he contributes columns to area news and magazine publications. He has co-authored a book entitled From Dope to Hope: the Mike Sandlin Story; and he has recently published a devotional study book entitled Reflections: A Look at God Working in Us. John has been married to his wife Deb for 41 years, and they have two grown children.
Kitty is the associate director of New Creation Counseling Center and an ordained minister and Licensed Social Worker. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Wright State University, a Masters of Gerontological Studies from Miami University and a Masters of Theological Studies from Anderson University School of Theology. She has over 35 years experience in the helping professions including social work, teaching, human resources administration, pastoral work in a church setting, and pastoral counseling.
Dr. Hash is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) and Adult Psychiatry. He completed his CAP Fellowship at the University of Kentucky and his adult residency training at Henry Ford Health System. He has several years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care including pioneering a significant telemedicine effort in northwest Ohio. Dr. Hash completed medical school at the Universityof Pikeville in Kentucky and obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida.
Dr. Welton is a Psychiatrist, specializing in adult psychiatry. He is an MD, graduating fromUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed his residency in psychiatry at Wright State University/Wright-Patterson Medical Center. He is the training director of the residency program at Wright State University. Dr. Welton sees adults in conjunction with the counseling services at New Creation, specializing in trauma. Dr. Welton is a member of the Hillside CMA congregation.
Deborah is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 29 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She has a Bachelors of Social Work from Indiana State University, a Masters of Science in Counseling from Wright State University and received her clinical endorsement from Liberty University. Deborah specializes in childhood and adolescent disorders, adult mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, grief and abuse recovery, couple concerns as well as personal growth needs. She is an active member of First Baptist Church in Vandalia.
Jill is a Licensed Social Worker with a Masters of Science degree in Mental Health counseling from the University of Dayton. Jill’s experience encompasses many aspects of marriage and family counseling including parenting, adoption, divorce, reconciliation, abuse, children’s issues and angry teens. She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Vicki is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Capital Universityand a Masters of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. She has experience working in mental health crisis care, and in working with children and families in a mental health setting. In addition, Vicki is employed in the human resources department at Riverside of Miami County, where she has been for 24 years. Vicki is an active member and a lay pastor at Ginghamsburg Church.
Elizabeth is a Licensed Profressional Clinical Counselor with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Valparaiso University and a bachelor of arts in applied psychology from Cedarville University. She has eight years experience in the counseling and mental health field, including experience in addictions counseling, individual, family and group counseling for children and adolescents. She is actively involved in Faircreek Church.
Charles Roberts is a Licensed Independent Professional Counselor with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Dayton. He has spent the past 16 years as an educator and professional Air Force musician, currently serving as a reservist in the Illinois Air National Guard. He specializes in couple's counseling, trauma and sexual addiction recovery, and is in the process of completing training for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Charles is an active member of Christ Our Hope Anglican Church in Riverside and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a graduate of Wright State University Counseling Program. She is also an experienced attorney, and is a partner in the firm of Dungan & Lefevre in Troy, Ohio. Michelle is a member of Ginghamsburg Methodist Church.
John is a Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University in Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Psychology from Park University, Missouri. He serves as the Branch Manager, Aerospace Neuropsychiatry Branch as a civilian with the United States Air Force and a faculty member of the Department of Psychiatry at Wright State University. He also serves as an active member of the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. John has 15 years of experience in the mental health field and has a passion for helping families to be healthy. He has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in counseling.