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Barbara Ballash, MA

Barbara Ballash is currently working towards a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology while being supervised by Dr. John Glovan in clinical practice.

Barbara provides therapy and formal psychological testing assessment for individuals 5 years and older. She has long-term experience in providing cognitive behavioral therapy as well as skills and approaches from dialectical behavioral therapy to treat mood disorders, trauma, personality dysfunction, behavioral problems, and ADHD.

Barbara has provided both psychological therapy and assessment since 2002 in rural West Virginia and is enjoying working with individuals in Ohio as she completes her doctoral degree. She looks forward to becoming independently licensed as a psychologist in Ohio.

Ms. Ballash earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Virginia State College, two master’s degrees in psychology from Marshall University of West Virginia, and is working toward a PsyD through Capella University. She has worked as a behavioral health social worker in West Virginia, a transitional therapist for residential treatment with Catholic Charities in Cleveland, and as a psychologist in West Virginia.


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.