About Ellen Pietz, LISW

Ellen Pietz earned her master's degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University, her bachelor’s degree from Hope College, and her RN from the Beth Israel Hospital School of Nursing. She also completed post-graduate training at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and continuing education courses on a variety of subjects including concerns related to aging, abuse, anxiety, coping with grief and loss, and mood and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In private practice since 1984, she also has developed and presented mental health inservice programs and workshops for consumers and educators, and serves as a consultant to area clergy, teachers, counselors, therapists and graduate students. Her primary practice focus is treatment for marital issues, mood and anxiety disorders, survivors of abuse, job-related stress, chronic illness, LGBTQI issues, and issues concerning emancipating adults, women, families and the aging process.

Ellen Pietz treats patients starting at 21 years old.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Case Western Reserve University, Master's in Social Work|Hope College, Bachelor's