Counselors in Ohio

Columbus (1659)Cleveland (1575)Cincinnati (1479)Akron (816)Toledo (760)
Dayton (741)Canton (654)Youngstown (462)Hamilton (332)Portsmouth (301)Mansfield (254)Blue Ash (242)Athens (238)Beachwood (218)Waverly (210)Chillicothe (195)Wooster (189)Mentor (187)Warren (186)Lorain (178)Moraine (171)Ironton (140)Springfield (136)Lima (134)Grove City (131)Lancaster (129)Dublin (126)Ravenna (124)Westerville (124)Xenia (124)Chardon (122)Steubenville (118)Kent (116)Lebanon (113)Willoughby (112)Worthington (108)Fairfield (107)Shelby (105)Mount Vernon (103)Massillon (101)Medina (100)Ashtabula (99)Wilmington (99)Sandusky (98)Berea (92)Bowling Green (92)West Chester (92)Marion (91)Ashland (88)Mason (87)Middletown (86)Boardman (84)Findlay (82)Newark (81)Zanesville (78)Reynoldsburg (75)Gallipolis (74)Marietta (74)Elyria (73)Saint Clairsville (72)Circleville (70)Austintown (69)Defiance (69)Delaware (69)Franklin (69)Westlake (69)Perrysburg (68)Cuyahoga Falls (65)Maumee (64)South Point (63)Walnut Hills (63)Milford (62)Troy (60)Fairlawn (59)Mount Orab (58)Rocky River (56)New Philadelphia (55)North Canton (52)Tiffin (52)Beavercreek (51)Fremont (49)Logan (49)Dover (48)Lakewood (47)Cambridge (46)Piketon (45)Batavia (44)Jackson (43)Lisbon (43)Shaker Heights (42)Chesapeake (41)Niles (41)New Lexington (40)Alliance (37)Hilliard (37)Sylvania (37)Bucyrus (36)Parma (35)Sidney (35)Springboro (35)West Union (35)Norwalk (34)Euclid (33)Holland (32)Marysville (31)North Olmsted (31)Bellefontaine (30)Celina (30)Hillsboro (30)Independence (30)Loveland (29)Tipp City (28)Barberton (27)Coal Grove (27)Kettering (27)Canfield (26)Strongsville (26)Brecksville (25)Coshocton (25)Franklin Furnace (25)Painesville (25)Middleburg Heights (24)Avon (23)Gahanna (23)Greenville (23)Washington Court House (23)East Liverpool (22)Vandalia (22)Yellow Springs (22)Cleveland Heights (21)Coventry Township (21)Eaton (21)Powell (21)Fairborn (20)Struthers (20)Willoughby Hills (20)Centerville (19)Montgomery (19)Pepper Pike (19)Rock Creek (19)Vinton (19)Wadsworth (19)Chagrin Falls (18)Hudson (18)North Ridgeville (18)Port Clinton (18)Urbana (17)Amelia (16)Bainbridge (16)Georgetown (16)London (16)Pickerington (16)Lewis Center (15)Bellevue (14)Harrison (14)Perrysville (14)Poland (14)Stow (14)Clinton (13)McConnelsville (13)Brookpark (12)Caldwell (12)Delphos (12)Malta (12)New Boston (12)Shaker Hts (12)Van Wert (12)West Portsmouth (12)Bedford (11)Granville (11)Hubbard (11)Kenton (11)Mount Gilead (11)Pomeroy (11)Solon (11)Amherst (10)Fairview Park (10)Fostoria (10)Liberty Township (10)Napoleon (10)Sheffield Village (10)Tallmadge (10)Twinsburg (10)Vermilion (10)Avon Lake (9)Madison (9)Maple Heights (9)Newton Falls (9)Wauseon (9)Carrollton (8)Grafton (8)Groveport (8)Lodi (8)Mc Arthur (8)North Royalton (8)Ottawa (8)Upper Sandusky (8)Whitehall (8)Willard (8)Albany (7)Bethesda (7)Cortland (7)Dundee (7)Old Washington (7)Oxford (7)Parma Heights (7)Saint Marys (7)West Liberty (7)Wickliffe (7)Archbold (6)Belmont (6)Belpre (6)Bryan (6)Garfield Heights (6)New Albany (6)North Baltimore (6)Northfield (6)Oak Harbor (6)Oberlin (6)Ontario (6)Rogers (6)Uniontown (6)Brunswick (5)Columbiana (5)Englewood (5)Galion (5)Geneva (5)Liberty Twp (5)Miamisburg (5)New Franklin (5)Oakwood (5)Wheelersburg (5)Bellbrook (4)Chesterland (4)Columbia Station (4)Conneaut (4)Glandorf (4)Middlefield (4)Middleport (4)Minerva (4)Monroe (4)Norton (4)Pedro (4)Piqua (4)Rootstown (4)Trenton (4)Warrensville Heights (4)Wintersville (4)Woodsfield (4)Alvordton (3)Beavercreek Township (3)Bellaire (3)Bloomville (3)Bourneville (3)Brilliant (3)Brookfield (3)Byesville (3)Canal Winchester (3)Concord Township (3)Fairfield Township (3)Goshen (3)Grandview (3)Highland Heights (3)Martins Ferry (3)Milan (3)Nelsonville (3)Olmsted Twp (3)Orient (3)Uhrichsville (3)University Heights (3)Upper Arlington (3)West Carrollton (3)

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 18993 specialists practicing Counseling in Ohio with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 51 hospitals in Ohio with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Cleveland Clinic, Adena Regional Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital.