(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.

We Have Experience

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

We Take Insurance

Scroll down to view our list of accepted insurance plans.

Teen Night

Hey Friends! Come join Teen Night! This group will using a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-based approach to keep the group engaged in treatment. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) teaches teens to learn new ways of thinking and to make connections between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. We will discuss how to reframe thoughts/feelings to assist in better decision making. Additional topics discussed during therapy include anger management, effective communication, stress management, self-esteem, social skills, self injury and substance abuse.

Where:  Center For Effective Living serves the West Side of Cleveland at 20800 Westgate Professional Center, Suite 200, Fairview Park, Oh. 44126

When: 4:30pm-6:00pm on February 14th & 28th, March 14th & 28th, April 11th & 25th, May 9th & 23rd. (This is an open group- you do not need to attend every session.)

Ages: 11-18 year olds (there are acceptions-please contact center and ask to speak with Olivia)

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. 

*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 West Side Cleveland, 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

Golden Rule

Health Smart



Medical Mutual




Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation



United Behavioral Health

United HealthCare



Value Options