Juliana Muir, LPC

Juliana Muir is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is supervised by Karen Conkey, LPCC-S. Juliana has a background working with children, adolescents and young adults. She has training and experience working with anxiety, panic, depression, trauma and intimate partner violence. Juliana takes an eclectic, strength-based approach to therapy. She incorporates CBT and DBT skills to assist clients in becoming the best possible versions of themselves. She believes that all individuals are strong and resilient and may need occasional guidance with the challenges of daily life.

Juliana earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Baldwin Wallace University with a focus in gender studies. She completed her Master of Arts in Counseling at John Carroll University, with a concentration in substance use. Juliana had completed her practicum at The Behavioral Wellness Group assisting in the College Mental Wellness IOP as well as completing an internship at Hiram College’s counseling center. Juliana is accepting new clients ages 10 and up in her virtual practice.



8224 Mentor Ave., Suite 208
Mentor, OH 44060





Teens and Opioids

We hear about it frequently. It’s on the evening news, online, and we hear it in conversation. America has an opioid crisis and we’ve had one for decades. It’s nothing new really and perhaps we are even desensitized to it, but opioids and overdoses remain an issue for both adults and teens. Youth drug deaths have quadrupled over the last 20 years mainly involving fentanyl which has grown 6x since 2016 (songforcharlie.org). Over 10 million pills containing fentanyl have been…

Self Care During Pregnancy

Becoming pregnant is a time of many mixed emotions that can range from excitement to anxiety. During the 10 months of time leading up to your child being born, it can be helpful to create a routine to take care of yourself and your growing baby bump. Below are some tips that can help you to feel as prepared as you can leading up to your child being born: It can be helpful during your pregnancy journey to set up…

“Be curious, not judgmental”

This is a line I most recently heard in the great show, “Ted Lasso“. It occurred when a bet was made with Ted assuming that he was a novice at shooting darts without asking to see if he had played before. Of course, he had been playing for years and ultimately won the bet. It reminded me of the significance of finding out why people do what they do, and why they have become who they became. It is a…

Social Media Addiction

Social media addiction is defined as an unhealthy dependence on interactive platforms such as Facebook, twitter, Instagram, snapchat and Tik Tok. It is often characterized by being overly concerned about social media driven by uncontrollable urge to on or to use social media and devoting so much time/effort that it interferes with other parts of your life. According to a Harvard study, self-disclosure on social media, “lights up” the same part of the brain that also ignites when someone engages…

All or Nothing Thinking and Various Other Popular Cognitive Distortions

I was trying to think of a blog subject to write about this time for my blog. As I contemplated this, I noticed almost everyone in my Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Intensive Outpatient Group (IOP) was talking about their struggle to be perfect, or how they feel like failures if things are not exactly as they think they should be. I was hearing phrases like: All or nothing thinking, often called black and white thinking, can go hand in hand…

Emotion Regulation Skills

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