The Behavioral Wellness Group

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Erin Pawlak, LPCC-S has developed an adolescent IOP for clients between the ages of 13-17. Various therapeutic approaches are used, including DBT, CBT, and Motivational Interviewing. The adolescent IOP is an intense level of care that goes beyond individual therapy and is facilitated by Erin Pawlak, LPCC-S and Katie Petrochic, LPC. The program meets 3 times a week for 3 hours each session. Areas of focus include:

  • Recognize personal strengths and problem areas
  • Develop healthy coping skills
  • Identify, challenge, and modify negative thoughts and beliefs
  • Address transitions in life
  • Improve the ability to problem-solve
  • Change destructive behavior patterns
  • Improve communication skills
  • Develop an effective aftercare plan
  • Set immediate and long-term goals



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.