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25901 Emery Road, #112
Warrensville Hts., Ohio


Insight Learning & Wellness Center
P: 216-765-4470
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Marilyn Wise, LICDC, CMP

Marilyn Wise, MEd, LPC, LICDC-S

Licensed since 1993, Marilyn Wise is an addiction counselor with a certification in clinical heart-centered hypnotherapy. Marilyn founded ASTARA in 2008 with a vision of providing alternative and complementary modalities to conventional addiction treatment. In addition to her counseling and leadership, the ASTARA program includes a highly skilled group of compassionate professionals that deliver a wide range of therapies. Her clients have found tremendous success in overcoming addiction through the program as it is tailored to their needs and interests.

Marilyn has 30 years of training and experience in Mind/Body techniques and has trained at the Harvard Medical School's Mind Body Institute. She recently received certification from the Wellness Institute of Seattle, Washington, with training at the Cleveland Clinic as a clinical heart-centered hypnotherapist. Additionally, she is a Reiki Master and with training in many cutting-edge counseling modalities such as neurolinguistic programming, psychodrama, mindfulness stress reduction, positive psychology and motivational interviewing.

Her specialties include counseling for:
  • Addiction
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Relationships/Couples counseling
  • Trauma

Marilyn served on the Mind/Body/Spirit Connection board of directors and believes in, and practices in her own life, a holistic approach to creating health, joy and fulfillment. She is mom to three grown sons who are her greatest teachers.

Marilyn can be reached directly at 440-622-8782.

Learn more about the ASTARA Program here.


Insight Learning & Wellness provides physical and mental wellness services to adults and children. Founded by School Psychologist Michelle Martin, Ed.S., Insight offers psychological services, evaluations, individual and family therapy. The range of wellness services at Insight includes acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, neurofeedback, homeopathy/naturopathy, massage, reiki, yoga and more.

Insight also has Tae Kwon Do classes for children and adults, as well as parenting classes and summer wellness camps for children.

Insight provides solutions and help for academic struggles and learning disabilities, anxiety, stress, depression, ADHD, addictions, autism, OCD, sleep disorders, Aspergers, dyslexia, Tourette's Syndrome and other conditions.

Serving families in Cleveland, Beachwood, Chagrin Falls, Hudson, Mayfield, Shaker Heights, Solon, Twinsburg and surrounding comminities throughout northeast Ohio.