Stephanie Cerula, LPCC

Stephanie Cerula is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and National Certified Counselor providing individual therapy to older adolescents and adults.  She has extensive training and experience working with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression.  Stephanie's clinical orientation is a client-centered, strengths-based approach tailored to each client that utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and narrative therapy techniques to empower clients to increase their coping skills to achieve their goals..

Stephanie earned her Master's of Education in Counseling from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to working at the Behavioral Wellness Group, she worked at John Carroll University and Mississippi State University specializing in working with survivors of violence and other mental health concerns.


“I had a wonderful experience and feel that my success due to the outline of the program and the support of Stephanie and other participants in the group. Stephanie facilitates the group in an amazing way. I don’t know what I would have done without her.”
“Stephanie did a great job with our group. I know she genuinely cared about me and my progress in group. I would recommend Stephanie as a therapist/counselor to any of my family and friends.”
“Stephanie did a great job at getting me into the group very quickly. She was a great leader and was always prepared.”
"Stephanie, This group has been very helpful! I was thinking of going inpatient before I came here and I am grateful I was able to get the help I needed and continue to keep my job and the rest of my life normal. I was very afraid of needing to pause my life to deal with my mental health and it was amazing to not have to do that and still get help."
“Stephanie was/is an absolutely outstanding gem of a counselor who actively listens. She also always has appropriate responses and can relate to anyone.”

John Glovan, PsyD    Michael Pollak, PCC, LICDC     Stephanie Cerula, LPCC

Karen Conkey, LPCC    Cathy Knezevich, M.Ed., PCC     Kim Mueller, Office Mgr    

Anthony Nedelman, MA    Erin Pawlak, LPCC    Lauren Plott, LISW    

Ashley E. Poklar, PhD     Michael J. Primc, M.D.    Sarah Sweeney, M.Ed.   

Alicia Thomas, PCC    Kimberly A. Vitolo MS, IMFT    Elena Zagarskas, Psy.D.

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.