Therapist in Westerville, Ohio Ellen Papadeas, Therapist

License: MA LPCC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-21, 27-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Westerville, Ohio Ellen Papadeas, MA LPCC

Ellen Papadeas, MA LPCC

Ellen Papadeas is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor through the state of Ohio, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the state of Massachusetts. She earned her B.A. in English Literature from Davidson College and her Master’s of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University.
After a career in media production, Ellen turned to serve the realm of public mental health, through In Home Family Therapy and individual counseling for children and adults. She also provided social/emotional wellness support in a therapeutic elementary school. Prior to moving to Ohio, Ellen worked for Lynn Community Health Center, as a city School Based Clinician. While living in Massachusetts, Ellen also maintained a private practice for adults.
Ellen takes a trauma-informed, multimodal approach to counseling and often utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Family Therapy with clients. Not only does Ellen have an extensive background working with children and families; but, she also has broad experience with adults, including the LGBTQIA community. Her intention in all circumstances is to create a safe therapeutic environment in which to explore emotions and behavior patterns, address negative thoughts, learn coping and self-regulation skills, and encounter the authentic self. Ellen has supported clients who are living with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADH/D, parenting challenges, and those who seek clarity about questions of spirituality, life stage and identity.
Many clients report that Ellen brings a calm, non-judgmental presence to their sessions. She is skilled at deep listening and patience, which allows time for clients to feel heard, and appreciated for their unique strengths. She enjoys meditation, holistic health, travel, live music, and spending time with family and friends.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Caresource
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • ComPsych
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Ohio Health Choice
  • Ohio Health Group
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Paramount
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • LGBTQ+
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Ellen Papadeas. You can also call 614-560-1155 to have someone assist you.

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