(440) 333-4949 info@effective-living.com

Center for Effective Living, Inc.

Seeking quality, affordable, child or adult psychiatric, psychological or counseling services? Your search has ended.

Our Services

We Have Experience

We have been the Premier Psychotherapy Practice in Northeast Ohio for over 30 years.
Our Staff

We Take Insurance

Scroll down to view our list of accepted insurance plans.

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Special Program: Summer Teen Group

Would you like some additional support for your pre-teen/teen this summer?

Does your teen need help with how to create healthy relationships and communicate more effectively?

Join our group this summer at the CFEL!

Where:  Center For Effective Living, 20800 Westgate Professional Center, Suite 200, Fairview Park, Oh. 44126

When: Wednesday 4pm-5:30pm; July 12th-August 16th 

Who: The group will be run by Olivia Stone, M.Ed, LPC, who specializes in the child/adolscent population and has worked in the field for seven years. 

Topics to discuss:

  • How anxiety and depression can affect relationships with friends and family

  • How to communicate in effective ways

  • How to create/maintain healthy relationships

  • Social Skills

  • Bullying

*Please talk with your child’s counselor through the Center if you are already a client, or call the Center at 440-333-4949 to enroll your child.*


Welcome to The Center for Effective Living!

The Center for Effective Living has been the premier private practice group in Northeast Ohio for psychotherapy and counseling for individuals and families for over 30 years, and we have been chosen for many years as a teaching facility for graduate students in clinical social work and psychology from many universities such as Cleveland State, Liberty, Walden, Case Western Reserve University, Nova University in Florida and Capella. Our experienced professional staff comes to us from the various disciplines within the mental health field. As a result of the diversity of our staff, we have people trained and knowledgeable in the latest methods and procedures to treat a wide range of problems from communication issues to mental health disorders, and we are usually able to get clients in to see someone quickly. Read more about our special services:


Two Convenient Locations

FAIRVIEW PARK OFFICE 20800 Westgate Professional Center Suite 200 Fairview Park, OH 44126 (Behind Target in The Westgate Mall lot)

BEACHWOOD OFFICE 21403 Chagrin Blvd. Suite 104 Beachwood, OH 44122

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Accepted Insurance Plans

The professional staff at the Center for Effective Living accepts most insurance plans. Follow the link below to check your mental health benefits. If your plan is not listed, please call the customer service phone number found on your insurance card.



Care Source


Cleveland Clinic



Medical Mutual



Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

United Behavioral Health

United HealthCare



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