Silver Lining Group currently has sites in Mansfield (2007), Cleveland (2009), Columbus (2012), and St. Clairsville (2013). Our goal is to expand our treatment model and provide families an option for optimal therapy services. Silver Lining Group is excited about the opportunity to grow and serve the special needs community and looks forward to future developments that meet the needs of our clients at both the state and national levels.


Accreditation, Certification, and Licensing:

Silver Lining Group is a Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited organization and a State Certified Community Mental Health Agency. In addition, Silver Lining Group is an approved provider for the Ohio Department of Education’s Autism Scholarship Program.


Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Ohio Department of Mental Health

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Ohio Department of Education’s Autism Scholarship Program


University Affiliations and Partnerships:

The Silver Lining Group welcomes students from universities who are completing their practicum placements and fieldwork. Currently, Silver Lining Group is working with the following colleges and universities on student placements:


Social Work:

The Ohio State University

​University of Louisville 


​Marriage and Family Counseling: 

Walden University


​Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis:

Kaplan University Master of Psychology ABA Specialization​.
University of Dayton: Intervention Specialist​

About Us

419.747.4122
Primary Site
1033 Larchwood Road
Mansfield, OH 44907

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Silver Lining Group to help bring individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and mental health disorders to their highest potential by providing ongoing evidence based therapeutic treatment as well as training and supervision for families, providers and the community.


History:

The Silver Lining Group was founded in Mansfield, Ohio in 2007 by Kristen Wilcock and Michele Murphy. Silver Lining Group is an organization with the desire to bring quality services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and mental health disorders to needed areas. The founding partners of Silver Lining Group have over 41 years of collective experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders.