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Exercise is something we all should do but may have a hard time starting, finding the time in our busy schedules, or sticking with a routine. Hopefully, these bene-fits motivate you to start a happier and healthier new YOU!

Being active has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally. It may even help you live longer.

As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID, you may be experiencing anxiety as you begin to imagine returning to your social life that existed prior to the pandemic. It may seem challenging to return to life and feel safe and secure in doing so. One way to make sound daily decisions is to utilize a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy technique called wise mind which incorporates emotional and reasonable minded parts of your brain to make a wise mind decision. Below are descriptions of reasonable mind, emotional mind and wise mind.


  • Compliance on documentation up from 93% to 98%
  • Releases were in ALL charts for IOP participants, allowing coordination of care with other providers and family
  • Discharge treatment planning goal exceeded expectations at 86%
  • Improvement on most client satisfaction surveys
  • Increase of 25.15% in Billable Hours from 2019 to 2020
  • Positive reviews on 6 returned stakeholder surveys in 2020
  • Noticeably Improved Depression and Anxiety scores on empirically based measures

"Attached are the results of your Performance Review.

You scored a 98.33%

Great job, that is quite the accomplishment for your first chart review"


Best Wishes to You this Spring!
During this time of Renewal, Rebirth and Hope, The Behavioral Wellness Group remains committed to you! Thanks to your continued confidence in BWG, we are available for your Virtual Appointment or your referral in several states.

As we say goodbye to 2020 and look ahead to 2021, we can all acknowledge it was a particularly trying year for our nation and the world. According to the American Psychological Association, the compounding stressors of 2020 yielded a national mental health crisis across generations. When situational and societal stressors build, we are left to try and find ways to manage. Some people may reach out to family, some may call upon friends, others may rely on mental health professionals – or perhaps a combination of these strategies. But what if we were able to add ourselves to our resource list?

Dialogue and Support of Your Children

Unfortunately, the past year has been rife with crises, civil unrest, constant change and uncertainty, and a growing sense of unease amongst most of the population. Such an environment can be overwhelming enough to make sense of, navigate, and manage as an individual; however,

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The Behavioral Wellness Group is a counseling center providing therapy and behavioral health services and assessment including chemical dependency/drug addiction treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and other therapies. We also provide mental health or psychological assessments, and psychological,educational and bariatric testing. Providing services to the following communities in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake County: Cleveland, Ashtabula, Beachwood, Chardon, Concord, Eastlake, Euclid, Fairport, Geneva, Grand River, Highland Heights, Kirtland, Leroy, Lyndhurst, Madison, Mayfield, Mayfield Heights, Painesville, Pepper Pike, Perry, Russell, Solon, South Euclid, Thompson, Wickliffe, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills, and Willowick, from our offices in Mentor, Ohio.