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About Us

A New Direction for Counseling was established in 2005 and has been responsible for providing outstanding mental health services ever since. Our specialty is in the area of providing counseling to meet the needs of each individual client. Our client enjoy our flexible scheduling, comfortable atmosphere and friendly staff members.

Our dedication is to provide the highest quality therapeutic services to children (6+), adolescents, adults, couples and families. We will partner with you and/or your family to help you through life’s everyday and extraordinary challenges in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Our attention is to focus on your individual needs and unique circumstances, while striving to integrate our clinical expertise with your personal values. We provide flexible scheduling options by offering evening and weekend appointments in order to accommodate your busy life.


If you are not familiar with our practice and your first contact with us is online, we would be pleased to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are. We will be more than happy to help.

Thank you for visiting our site, we hope you enjoy your time with us.

Please be advised that we do have therapy cats on the Beavercreek office premises. If you would prefer a pet free environment, please ask to be scheduled telehealth or at our Franklin location.

We offer online counseling!


If you have trouble obtaining transportation or have difficulties with your schedule, online counseling may be for you! All you need is an ability to access the internet with camera and audio. Please be sure your insurance approves online counseling. If not you may self-pay at time of services.


Please contact us at 937-426-2686 for more information.




Conflict Resolution                                                                                            

Pre-Marriage Counseling                                                                               

Grief Counseling                                                                                                  

Career Counseling                                                                                              

Marriage and Family Counseling                                                               

Divorce Counseling                                                                                           

Preteen and Teen Social and Life Skills                                                     

Living After Retirement                                                                                   

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder                                            

Parenting Skills                                                                                                     

Teen Pregnancy                                                                                                    

Gambling Addiction                                                                                           

LGBTQ+ Support                                                                                                 

Self Esteem Issues                                                                                              

Aging Well

Communication Skills

Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Anger Management

Social Skills

Defiant and Oppositional Youth

Gifted Children

Post Traumatic Stress

Military Family Issues

Autism Spectrum

Sexuality Issues

Spiritual Counseling

Hearing Loss Issues

School Performance Issues

Child Development

EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and



If you are a counseling student looking for internship, please contact:

Jen Ashbeck

Internship Coordinator

Internship Opportunities

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