Sophia Center is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania and is a member of Sylvania Franciscan Ministries

History

In 1993, Sister Rachel Nijakowski, PhD, founded the Sophia Center to assist all who were struggling with life issues, especially women and children. Today the Sophia Center offers comprehensive services for children, adolescents, college students, and adults. The name Sophia means “Wisdom of God” and aptly reflects our philosophy of a balanced, integrated, synergistic approach to achieving inner health, well-being, and peace. The Sophia Center is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio.

Sister Rachel Nijakowski
Sister Rachel Nijakowski

Sophia Center offers comprehensive services for children, adolescents, college students, and adults with a balanced, integrated, synergistic approach to achieving inner health, well-being, and peace.

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TECHNIQUES TO CONTROL ANXIETY

“I struggled as a single mom to get through the Social Work program at Lourdes. I knew I had the intelligence to do well at the exams; however, my anxiety got the best of me each time. Thanks to my counselor at Sophia Center I learned the techniques to control my anxiety.”

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