Anthony began his career in elementary education then moved to social work. He spent many years in social work assisting veterans and individuals with sexual, physical, and emotional trauma heal to achieve their version of success. He then moved into higher education teaching and employing business development practices eventually accepting a University Presidency.
While leading in higher education, Anthony noticed he had a gift helping others achieve their goals using the therapeutic interventions and evidence-based practices of counseling and therapy. He decided to resign from his institution and worked with Aaron to create BN Wellness Group. Anthony is a licensed mental health practitioner in Ohio, a nationally certified Reiki Master, and a certified life coach. He earned his PhD in 2021.
:Licensed Master’s-level social worker /NASW Member / 200+ successful clients
Reiki : Nationally Certified / Accredited / International Reiki Organization Member
Coaching : Nationally Certified / Accredited / International Coaching Federation Member
Aaron Blizzard is a professional dancer and national competitor with a versatile dance background reaching over the last two decades. He holds dance teaching certifications in many forms of dance including Ballet and Ballroom dance. He is the owner of Blizzard Art & Performance, providing Cleveland and Erie PA with ballroom instruction, performance, and competitive coaching. To complement his dance background, Aaron is a personal trainer specializing in corrective exercise techniques, strength and conditioning, and flexibility.
He always knew he was meant to guide and assist others and is humbled to have an opportunity to do so. As a certified herbalist, he teaches the craft of introducing herbs to promote healthy lifestyle changes. To take his wellness background further, he is a Certified Reiki Master and is Certified in EFT/TFT/EFT Energy Tapping.
Dance Healing :
National Dance Council of America/ Professional Ballroom Dancer and Competitor / Certified Dance Instructor/ Ballet Instructor
Personal Training :
National Academy of Sports Medicine Member.
Herbal Coaching :
Herbal Academy Graduate and Scholar.
Nationally Certified / Accredited / International Reiki Organization Member
Becky earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio University in 2006. She is currently earning a Master’s in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University with a concentration in adult mental health and is a licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She is from the greater Cleveland area, where she lives with her family. She enjoys community work with recovering alcoholics and addicts, philanthropy, and reading science fiction or psychological thrillers.
Health is considered a “state of being” and focuses more on the physical. However, wellness is paramount because it encompasses all of the parts of your mind, body, and spirit. It leads us through a meaningful experience and existence through our lives.
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” - Maya Angelou
is a 2023 Master of Social Work candidate at Case Western Reserve University
with a concentration in Adult Mental Health. She is also an Alumni of Indiana
Wesleyan University where she received her Bachelor degree in Human Services
and Cuyahoga Community College where she received her Associate of Arts degree.
In her spare time, Monique enjoys quilting, anime, fishing, and the outdoors.
For many, the idea of wellness is a
singular thing and only focuses on health. Monique believes that wellness is
defined as a combination of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Her
focus is on each part working in conjunction with the others and creating sense
of well-being that in turn creates wellness.
worry about what you have to do to achieve growth. Let yourself be. The growth
will happen, and it will happen naturally and easily."
Linda has over 40 years of higher education and leadership experience and is honored to assist with administrative duties. You will most likely hear from her as she manages and oversees quality assurance.
Benjamin is a Master’s-level social work with over a decade of experience in mental health and addiction therapy. He is an incredible leader and brings a diverse skill set to the team. Benjamin currently offers traditional psychotherapy and special addictions counseling.
Chad Gourley, Jack Solomon, Jim Gepperth, Karen Ortner, Kristen Dobson, Toshko Kondov
BN Wellness Group was designed collaboratively by a team of advisors and the founders to address an increased need for wellness services We found that many wellness providers assisted with the present but often did not provide tools for the future. Our goal is to provide life-long wellness skills and pathways that lead to your version of success.
We believe that everyone deserves their own wellness pathway. BN Wellness approaches everything with love and kindness, for it is the root of everything.
Our mission is to bring personal wellness pathways and practices to people from all walks of life including those who view it as intimidating or unobtainable. Believing that everyone is deserving of wellness, we build unique solutions- focused wellness pathways, assisting individuals and groups to reach their full potential.
Our vision is to bring personal wellness practices that will foster growth and healing. We believe that everyone deserves wellness.