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Barbara Ballash, PsyD

Dr. Barbara Ballash is a Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow currently working towards independent licensure in Ohio. She is supervised by Dr. John Glovan in clinical practice.

Dr. Ballash 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.

Dr. Ballash 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 post-doctoral internship. She looks forward to becoming independently licensed as a psychologist in Ohio.

Dr. 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 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 licensed psychologist in West Virginia.


Testimonial Disclosure Statement: Testimonials herein are unsolicited, anonymous and are received after care has been received in an attempt to assure healthy therapy relationships and confidentiality.

"Barb has offered me excellent resources, is a fantastic listener, challenges my thinking when I need it, incorporates my learning style when introducing new concepts, is empathetic and has a delightful sense of humor. I really don’t know how I would have survived the past year without her guidance. What a blessing she has been!"
"Hello Barb, I’m feeling very blessed on my first day back (to work). You’ve been incredible. You've changed me forever and I’m so grateful."

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.