About Me

Hello my name is Cindy Pavlish!

I’m glad you are here!


I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Designation (LPCC-S)  with the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board. LPCC-S are the only license that is authorized by the Ohio State Board to provide training supervision to Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC) & Counselor Trainees (CT). In addition, a LPCC-S is  able to supervise an MFT & LSW for work supervision.

I received a Bachelor of Arts in the Social Sciences with a concentration in Psychology from Hiram College in 2000. I made the decision to stay home with my two children before earning my Masters of Education in Clinical Community Mental Health Counseling from Kent State University in 2009. Post graduate school I earned my State Professional Counselor Licensure (LPC) followed by a Professional Clinical Counselor Licensure (LPCC). In 2016 I earned my Supervisory Designation (LPCC-S) @ John Caroll University.

I bring over 12+ years POST LICENSURE of experience working with individuals, specifically later adolescents via adulthood in numerous levels of care. I have worked with various couples (premarital, marital, significant others/intimate relationships, parent-child and sibling relationships in the private practice setting. In addition, I have specialized in working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, mood disorders, relationship problems/challenges, parenting concerns, communication issues, low-self esteem, adjustment issues, attention deficit, work/High school and College stress, social issues, and many other life challenges in both a mental health center and private practice settings..

My therapeutic approach is skilled, easy-going, empathic, engaging, direct when appropriate, while guided with warmth and curiosity to explore your needs and goals. I offer an attentive ear, professional experience, my unique therapeutic unbiased perspective and humor, to help work though the problems at hand.

Currently, I provide therapy to individuals and couples in a private practice setting with concerns around relationship issues, communication issues, depression, anxiety, anger, various mood disorders, low-self esteem, adjustment issues, work and college stress, social issues, attention deficit, and other life challenges.

I utilize a wide variety of evidenced based strategies, such as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-focused therapy, insight-oriented therapies, Strength-based strategies, and supportive therapy to help clients process experiences/problems, decrease & manage adverse symptoms, get a fresh perspective on issues/problems and incorporate teaching positive coping strategies.

In addition to loving my work, I have been married for over 28 years, value spending time with family, my dog, friends, enjoy the outdoors, walking, experiencing new places, connecting to people, learning and I Iove to laugh!

Call or email: Cindy Pavlish, LPCC-S

440-373-9043 or cindy@chagrinvalleycounseling.com


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