Stay Free Ministries, LLC-Dr. Umona L. Sharp, PhD, CCPC, LCDCIII

5581 Eureka Drive
Hamilton, Ohio, US

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Practice Specialties

  • Abandonment Difficulties
  • Abortion Recovery
  • Anger Management
  • Blended Family Counseling
  • Business Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counseling
  • Christian Divorce Counseling
  • Chronic or Terminal Illness Counseling
  • Church Conflict Christian Counseling
  • Church Conflict Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavior Issues
  • College Student Counseling
  • Counseling for Families Affected by Disability
  • Counseling for Seniors
  • Counseling to Pastors and Wives
  • Couples Christian Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples Support Group
  • Court Appointed Counseling
  • Depression Stress and Anxiety Therapy
  • Divorce and Remarriage Counseling
  • Divorce Prevention
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Domestic Violence Christian Counseling
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Empty Nest Anxiety and Depression
  • Ex-Relationship Adjustments
  • Foster and Adoption Counseling
  • Grief and Bereavement Christian Counseling
  • Leadership and/or Executive Coaching
  • Life Coach Counseling and Consultation
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage and Family Christian Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parent Coaching
  • Pornography and Sexual Addictions
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Seniors Adults and Young Adlutls
  • Sex and Intimacy Christian Counseling
  • Special Needs Counseling
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Stewardship and Finance
  • Stress Anxiety Depression Christian Counseling
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions Christian Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Teen Christian Counseling
  • Teen Counseling
  • Women's Issues and Concerns


My name is Dr. Umona L. Sharp, PhD, CCPC, LCDCIII. I am the founder and owner of Stay Free Ministries, LLC. Stay Free Ministries is a faith-based company where you can learn how to maintain a life of freedom. It is a confidential multi-discipline program, designed to help bring inner healing and peace to the hurting. The program offers Christian counseling, life coaching, support groups, seminars, and prayer.

I am pleased that you have selected me as your Pastoral Counselor. I have over 25 years of training and counseling experience. I'll use my skills to mobilize you in the right direction to succeed as we walk through your journey together. I hold a BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Indiana University, MA degree in Christian Counseling from American Christian College & Seminary, and a PhD degree in Clinical Christian Counseling from Colorado Theological Seminary.

I'm affiliated with the NCCA as a Clinical Pastoral Counselor and ordained by Turning Pointe Outreach Ministries as a Minster/Pastoral Counselor. I hold a license in chemical dependency with the state of Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board.

I specialize in faith issues, substance abuse, grief & loss, sexual abuse, PTSD, depression, anxiety, martial issues, and more. I use biblical principles as my guide.

As your Pastoral Counselor, it's my hope to assist you in your journey to freedom and fulfillment. So please feel free to call my office today to schedule your free 15 minute consultation.

Why I Became a Professional Christian Therapist

•To encourage growth and self-fulfillment by assisting individuals in achieving
their goals of enhanced performance and personal satisfaction.
•To encourage believers to live a lifestyle of faith and obtain all spiritual blessings
from God our Heavenly Father.
•To promote inner healing and freedom.

Client Payment Information

  • Client rates are on a sliding scale

Therapists on Staff

Iva Durand
Karen Mitchell
Charles Sharp
Bridget Strayhorn
Shunquela Thomas
Iva Durand

Iva Durand

Pastoral Counselor, MA
Degree: Master's of Art in Pastoral Counseling
School: Liberty University, 2022
Certificate of Training: Life Coach/Stay Free Ministries, LLC
Ordained Minister: Kingdom of God Ministries, Stay Free Ministries, LLC, and Stay Free Today, Inc

Iva is a Pastoral Counselor, a life coach, and an ordained Minister. He specialize in working with the youth and men who deal with grief & loss, depression, anxiety, stress, anger issues, and faith issues. He does grief & loss support groups with at-risk teens.
Karen Mitchell

Karen Mitchell

Pastoral Counselor, MA
Degrees: MA in Pastoral Counseling, 2000
BA in Family Life Education, 1993-1996
School: Ashland Theological Seminary
Certificate of Training: Life Coach/Stay Free Ministries, LLC
Ordained Minister: Stay Free Ministries, LLC and Stay Free Today, Inc

Karen is a Pastoral counselor. She specialize in marriage and family counseling, adolescent, grief & loss, depression, and anxiety. She has over 30 years in the practice.
Charles Sharp

Charles Sharp

Pastoral Care Advisor, AS
Degree: Associate of Science, Business Management
School: Southwestern College
Ordained minister: Turning Pointe Outreach Ministries, LLC

Mr. Sharp is the head Advisor of the Inner Healing and Deliverance Ministry program and spiritual advisor for the Christian Life Coach Team. He works alongside his wife, Dr. Sharp in Marriage counseling, coordinating retreats, seminars, and workshops for the ministry. He mentors many, ensuring the spiritual needs of others are met and encouraging them to fulfill their purpose.
Bridget Strayhorn

Bridget Strayhorn

Peer Counselor/Christian Life Coach
Life Coach Training: Stay Free Ministries, LLC 2021
Peer Counselor: Women's Eve Center, 2022
Ordained Minister: Stay Free Ministries, LLC and Stay Free Today, Inc

Bridget obtained her academic studies in the Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2022, she received her peer counseling certificate from the Woman's Eve Center. She has years of case management experience. She's presently a Christian Life Coach and facilitates a Domestic Violence support group for Stay Free Ministries.
Shunquela Thomas

Shunquela Thomas

Christian Life Coach, AS, CDCA II
Degree: Associate in Applied Science, Miami University, 2014
Credentials: Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant, Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, 2021
Ordained Minister: Hamilton Christian Center, 2022
Stay Free Ministries, LLC and Stay Free Today, Inc 2033
Certificate of Training: Life Coach/Stay Free Ministries, LLC

Shunquela is an ordained Minister, and a Christian Life coach. She has an associate degree from Miami University and certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant. She is called to help those who are struggling with substance abuse issues. She presently leads a Christian recovery support group. She has worked in her community for 20 years and continues to serve as of today.

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