Mirian Ofonedu, Ph.D., LCSW-C
Dr. Mirian E. Ofonedu holds a Doctoral degree (PhD) in psychology and a Master degree (MSW) in Clinical Social work. As a Christian, Dr. Ofonedu works with clients to seek how God's unconditional love and grace impacts their personal situation and everyday life and help them reach full potential in their relationships with God and others. Dr. Ofonedu has nearly a decade experience in mental health counseling and has continued to work with children, adolescents, and their families who have experienced various types of trauma at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore Maryland. Though there are several clinical orientations at her disposal, Dr. Ofonedu believes that the primary means of change lies in recognizing individual and family strengths and building on those strengths. She draws from the family systems theory in her clinical work which enables her to consider how various psychosocial factors are impacting you and your family’s emotional health and uses solution-focused orientation to help you address your presenting concerns.
Through her clinical experience, Dr. Ofonedu has gained a broad range of expertise in the areas of child and adolescent behavioral health, individual, couple, and family counseling, trauma-related issues, relationship issues, parenting issues, and training. She has presented on a variety of mental health topics at professional conferences and workshops both locally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Ofonedu is also the Clinical Director and founder of the Family Counseling Center, LLC that provides psychological assessment and treatment to individual, children, and families, professional training, supervision, and consultation. Dr. Ofonedu is a proud mother of 4 and wife. She is available to see clients at the Columbia office location on Fridays and Saturdays. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ofonedu, please call 410-992-4075.
MOST RECENT PUBLICATION
Ofonedu, M. E., Percy, W. H., Harris-Britt, A., & Belcher, M. E. (2012). Depression in Inner City African American Youth: A Phenomenological Study. Journal of Child and Family Studies, doi: 10.1007/s10826-012-9583-3
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