Counseling & Education Services Provided

I am available to serve individuals, couples, families, groups, churches, and non-profit organizations.  Examples of these services include counseling, in-service presentations, continuing education, clinical or restoration plans for leaders, responding to allegations of child abuse, spiritual direction, and preventative care.  I do not provide counseling through email. However, fee based phone appointments and Skype sessions are available upon request.


Please see the "Hours and Rates" tab and complete the forms on the bottom left side for each participant in individual, couples, and group sessions.

Commonly Addressed Topics Include:


  • Depression and anxiety

  • Panic attacks

  • Relationship problems

  • Grief and loss

  • Work and career problems

  • Stress management & addictions

  • Parenting and family issues

  • Adolescents (non-conduct disorder)

  • Abuse recovery & PTSD

  • Spiritual crisis

  • HIV/AIDS & Life threatening illness

  • Sexual problems for men & couples

  • Adoption and foster care

  • Improvement in communication and listening skills

  • Managing and expressing emotions

  • Handling complicated relationships with greater confidence

  • Learning humility, faith, courage, and healthy spiritual brokenness

  • Identifying family patterns and changing family legacies

  • Resolving to grow through pain from the past

  • Learning about understand or love someone with a mental disorder

  • Facing or defining for your situation,  "What is an addiction or mental disorder?"

Important Documents

Please click below to download and print for the first session (one per each counselee).  About 20 min. to read & complete these six pages.

Adult Intake Forms

(Includes Informed Consent, 

Professional Disclosure, and 

Consent to Release Information)


Child and Adolescent Forms

(Completed by parent/guardian)

Schedule Online

Request an appointment online here.


Ryan Edlind
7393 Pearl Road

Middleburg Heights, OH
Tel: 440.243.4885 ext. 202

​Email: RyanEdlind

Referrals will be provided for psychiatric and crisis counseling services upon request or as needed.  (Please see “Links & Resources” page for details).


My graduate school training in counseling inlcudes both seminary and clinical social work at New York University.  My licensing in Ohio is as "Independent Social Work Supervisor" (or LISW-S).