Making Real Connections®

               About Us                   


           "We're Wind for Butterfly Wings"                                                                      MRC is a "Community of Opportunity".                                                                                           We support you and your family in a personal and considerate manner.                                                                                  *We specialize in Autism, ADHD and related disorders. 

Michele Renè  Conner 
 Founder/CEO:  Making Real Connections® 

Michele has bachelors degree in Performing Arts and danced with Walt Disney World, Popular Cruise Lines and at Lily Langrty's Dinner Theatre. She's now a seasoned Dance-Movement Therapist with a Private Practice serving individuals of all ages. She treats each everyone with patience, an intuitive skill set and tireless commitment to help families have happy and healthy lifestyles they deserve.

Watch Michele's Digital Biography Here

        Once Upon a Time... 

Making Real Connections® became "A Place Where We All Belong". As a young dancer, it was evident that "being a mover and being moved" is therapeutic; thus my life centered around dance and volunteering in my town. I knew one day I would fuse dance and helping people in a healthy way. Ten years after graduating vision and hard work came to fruition after skydiving and the path opened up for me to "Give Wind to Butterfly Wings". Then I found a local office space, signed a three year lease feeling confident in my new Creative Arts Counseling Studio & Autism Center. Smiling I look back and smile bigger looking forward.
Shine On!

  2008 Our First Year Video Montage         

Meet Our Interns:

Sarah Denekin: Arcadia University
Graduate Inte
rn in Clinical Counseling

Sarah's ten year career in Marketing has merged into a desire to help people with mental health. She has experience with Autism Theory, ABA, Boxing and Yoga. Her insight and compassion helps clients make positive changes to reach personal goals. Sarah is an asset to the Making Real Connections® clinical team.  

Serra Karamete: Temple University
Graduate Intern in Counseling Education 

Serra has a passion to help people gain real solutions to real life problems. Her style, intuition and observations combined with CBT helps patients reach their personal goals. She integrates theory and hands on learning to optimize patients'  mental health and her own goals as a professional clinician on the Making Real Connections® team. 

 Please use the "contact us" to request an application for Supervised Graduate Student Session.