Wellness Counseling Certification Program

Certified Wellness Counselor Program in Cleveland, Ohio
What: 120 hour state recognized certification program designed to train mental health professionals in the foundations and use of wellness as a paradigm for mental health work. Additional coursework seeks to expose mental health professionals to the evidence-based use of Complementary & Alternative Medicine as adjunctive treatment for mental and emotional disorders. 

Who: Mental health professionals licensed in the state of Ohio are eligible to apply for admission to the Certified Wellness Counselor Program.

When:  Watch this site for future schedules.

Where: Baldwin Wallace East in Beachwood, 25700 Science Park Drive, Landmark Centre Building, Suite 100, Beachwood, OH 44122

How to register: Please fill out and submit the online application located under the admission tab. The Wellness Learning Group School Director, Mr. David Cunningham, will contact applicants upon receipt of submitted applications. Applications are reviewed by the admissions committee which determines acceptance status of all applicants. 
Northeast Ohio Coordinator: 

 Kevin P. Kuntz, M.A.Ed., PCC-S, NCC

Cleveland Learning Center Administrator

Kevin is a 2001 graduate from the University of Akron with a Master of Arts in Education in Community Counseling.  He also received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in history from the University of Akron in 1998.  Kevin is licensed as a Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.  He is also a National Certified Counselor.

Over the past eleven years, Kevin has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including intensive outpatient programs, school-based programs, and outpatient services.  Kevin has provided counseling services to children, teens, and adults across the clinical spectrum.  His clinical focus has primarily been with disruptive youth, teens with multiple diagnoses, trauma-related issues, juvenile sex offenders, and school-based counseling services.  He has also instructed graduate-level counseling courses.  Kevin is currently an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Department at Cuyahoga Community College where he provides academic, career, and personal counseling, as well as, instructs classes and workshops and participates in a number of college-wide committees.

Kevin is a member of several professional organizations including the American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, American College Counseling Association, and Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.  He is also a member of the OCA’s Counselor Professional Identity Committee and serves as a mentor to newly licensed counselors.

Kevin’s professional interests are reducing stigma of mental illness, suicide prevention and intervention, counselor professional identity, and wellness counseling.