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Kay Metzler, MS, MFT, LPCC

Akron Ohio 44319


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Kay Metzler, MS, MFT, LPCC
Marriage & Family Therapist | Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
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2623 S Arlington Rd
Suite 6
Akron, Ohio, 44319
United States
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Wadsworth, OH & Cleveland, OH
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At Believe to Achieve Wellness, we specialize in the following types of clients who may choose to leverage their faith as a source of strength:

  • Women's Issues: Transitions to/from workplace and work/life balance, Career Coaching and decision paralysis especially when a disconnect exists between  where the Lord may be leading you.  B2AW is known for traveling alongside you as you battle health stressors, such as postpartum depression, infant loss, miscarriage, and nutritional consulting.  What sets us apart is our willingness to coordinate with your OBGYNs, endocrinologists, PCPs, psychiatrists, and medical providers regarding hormonal imbalances and fertility.  Many clients reach out to B2AW and are experiencing relief for the first time in many years as they work with a trusted network of Catholic providers who authentically" go above and beyond" with their Catholic B2AW therapists.  Your case will be staffed at least quarterly with your provider if that is a desired element that has been missing in the past.
  • Teens & Kids: B2AW is known as the agency to contact with over 25 years of experience in Northeast Ohio school with students struggling with school staff and parents who feel as they have tried everything yet the childteen continues to struggle with interpersonal relationships, test anxiety, Executive Functioning or ADHD,  Anxiety and Trauma.  Your therapists will enable you to connect to a vast network of assessors and providers if you are attempting to evaluate Autism, ADHD, a learning disability Anxiety or trauma.
  • Couples and Families:This form of therapist if ideal for  those who have done the individual work and are now ready to work on these core relationships
  • Clergy and lay women and men: Discerning their calling in life.

Practice Info

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-6 PM, Tuesday 12-10 PM, with Lisa Marks available on Fridays and alternating Saturdays
Accepted Forms of Payments
Visa, Mastercard, Discover via Stripe
Most insurances (Aetna, Anthem, UHC, & Medical Mutual)
Credentials, Training, Qualifications:
M.S. in School Counseling, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Mental Health: University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
B.B.A in Marketing, Minors in International Business & Japanese, Ohio University

Marriage and Family Therapy, School Counselor, Postpartum Depression, Trauma Informed Care, EMDR (beginner), Nutritional Consulting, Educational Consulting, Executive Functioning and ASD
What licenses do you currently hold?:
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) - Ohio
Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) - Ohio
School Counselor - Ohio
License number:
LPCC E. 2001711 | MFT M1800077 | School Counselor Ohio OH 33356896
Are you in private practice?:
Are you available to provide supervision services?:
Do you participate in any insurance plans?:
If yes, please list:
Aetna, Anthem BCBS, United Health Care, Cigna, Medical Mutual, Summa,
Currently, we are not taking Medicaid. We expect to carry Buckeye and some Medicaid plans in 2024.
Telephone/Video counseling:
Please list all languages that you speak:
English, some Japanese, moderate Italian, some Spanish
I treat the following:
Individuals Married Couples Children Adolescents Families Depressive Disorders Anxiety Disorders Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Child Bearing Loss Post Abortion Syndrome ADD/ADHD
Other Specialties:
Autism identification and care coordination
Specialize in women's health, especially infertility, infant loss, miscarriage, stillbirth, and postpartum depression.
Preparing couples for marriage or as families are blended and adjust to married life with marital and family counseling.
I use the following methods:
Prayer Behavior Techniques Cognitive Techniques Career/Vocational Counseling R.E.B. (Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy Brief Solution Focused Therapy
Please describe other treatment methods
Many systems-based models such as Narrative, Strategic, and EFT
Prepare / Enrich pre-marital preparation
Gottman Therapy for Couples
Are You A Practicing Catholic?
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More About Kay Metzler, MS, MFT, LPCC

Believe to Achieve Wellness was born in 2020, a pre-Pandemic Brainchild, to serve those who know or wonder if their faith can be leveraged as a source of strength as they battle anxiety, insecurity, grief and loss, spiritual injury or confusion, depression, and trauma.  If you are seeking increased empowerment on this journey through life to more fully embrace who our Lord created you to be, then it may be a Holy Spirit "poke" inspiring you  to connect with one of our Catholic therapists.  

Faith is integrated as you are ready and willing.

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