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

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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Management

Kathleen Hodges LPCC-S

Clinical Supervision Manager / 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

Clinical Program Manager / 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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Christina Gates MA LPCC-S

Clinical Operations Manager / Therapist
Christina received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and her Master’s Degree in…

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Drew Adkins LISW-S

Continuing Education Manager / 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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Clinical Director

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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Administration

Molly

Office Coordinator
Molly has been with Live Wellness Center since May of 2016. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology through…

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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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Montana

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

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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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Directors

Bridget Perrin MSW LISW-S

Managing 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

Managing 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

Managing Partner / Operations Director
Mike brings a variety of skills to the Live Wellness Center team. With a background in graphic design and media production, Mike leads our…

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