Our Team

At Live Wellness Center in Columbus, Ohio, our team of licensed professionals works to address each client’s individual circumstances. Whether counseling, art therapy, or any of our specialized services, each client can expect a tailored approach from a highly trained professional.

Our team is prepared to match each client to a professional therapist with the experience or specialty focus needed to address that client. We work to make our process, from the initial visit forward, a luxury experience that is efficient and easy for our clients.

Therapists

Julie Richards MS LPCC

Therapist
Julie earned her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health from Wright State University. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in…

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Makoto Asahara NCC, LPC

Therapist
Makoto Asahara, NCC, LPC received his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in…

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Anna Moorman MSW LSW

Therapist
Anna Moorman MSW LSW received her Master’s degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University, and her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from…

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Marirae Frankenfield MSW LSW

Therapist
Marirae received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio and her Master’s degree in…

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Lisa Gilchrist LPC

Therapist
Lisa received her M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, while receiving her B.S. in Elementary Education from…

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Lisa Simon LPCC

Therapist
Lisa received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Science Degree in…

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Jeff Koenig MSW, LISW-S

Therapist
Jeff received his Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from The Ohio State University and his Bachelor’s degree in…

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Joel Franck LPC

Therapist
Joel received his B.A in Fine Arts, studying theatre from Miami University, in his hometown of Oxford, Ohio. After moving to Columbus, Ohio he…

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Nicole Newsome LPCC-S

Therapist
Nicole received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and went on to…

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Nicole Riddle MS, LPC

Therapist
Nicole received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and went on to receive her Master’s degree in…

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Kris Snyder MFT

Therapist
Kris Snyder MFT, MBA, CPT, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Degree from West Liberty State College (WV), a Master’s of…

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Michele Wilbur-Christiansen LISW-S

Therapist
Michele received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor Degree in Social Work and Psychology from…

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Kathleen Hodges LPCC-S

Therapist
Kathleen received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and her…

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Leah Dapo LPCC-S

Therapist
Leah received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH and her Master’s degree in…

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Beth Caldwell LPC

Therapist
Elizabeth (Beth) earned her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Portland State University and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at…

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Drew Adkins LISW-S

Therapist
Drew received her M.S.W in Clinical Social Work at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, after receiving her B.S. in both Addictions Counseling and…

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Directors

Heidi Salierno MSW LISW-S

Clinical Director / Therapist
 Heidi received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration from…

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Veronica Wilbur MSW LSW

Operations Director / Therapist
 Veronica is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at…

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Administration

Montana

Office Coordinator
Montana graduated from The Ohio State University in August 2018, having majored in Women’s Studies and Sociology. She enjoys…

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Oksana

Billing Coordinator
Oksana has been working at Live Wellness Center since May of 2016. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2012 and double-majored in…

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Monica

Community Outreach Specialist
Monica is part of the administration team at Live Wellness Center. She is a mass communications/TV and Radio graduate of…

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Sarah

Administration

Elise

Client Accounts Manager
As Billing Manager, Elise supports our team with years of billing experience, bringing a valuable component to the business. Her attention to detail and…

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Partners

Bridget Perrin MSW LISW-S

Partner / Therapist
Bridget Perrin MSW LISW-S is one of the founders of LIVE Wellness Center, ltd. Bridget received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from…

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Charity Ritter MSW LISW-S

Partner / Therapist
Charity Ritter MSW LISW is one of the founders of LIVE Wellness Center, ltd. Charity received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in…

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Mike Ritter

Partner
Call Live Wellness Center in Columbus Ohio today at 614‑437‑9910 for an appointment.