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When I decided to return to college for my Master’s in Professional Counseling in 2010, after spending years running businesses, I didn't realize I signed up for heart surgery and a brain transplant. Even though it was not comfortable and I had to face parts of me I didn't know that I didn't know, the knowledge and wisdom gained altered my life and all the lives around me. I am grateful that it will continue to influence my family for many generations to come. The power of personal change! 


​I have moved from Wenatchee, Washington, to Lenoir, North Carolina, with my wife and five children while working to complete my Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine, which I plan to complete by the end of 2024. In 2019, I published my first book, The Gift of Luck: The 10 Essential Stages of DEEP and LASTING Change (available on

I am a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), and Ohio State Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Hypnotherapist (RH), National Board Certified - Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC), Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS), Ohio State Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). In Ohio, I worked as an intern and therapist at a behavioral healthcare and counseling center for adults for over a year. For the next two and a half years, I owned Integrative Mental Health Counseling, LLC, and acted as the sole practitioner serving primarily adults for trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship counseling. After moving to Washington, my experience was rounded out by serving children and their families as a child and family therapist, in addition to supervising the WISe program, an intensive program for the at-risk youth and families. Further, I have had the opportunity to serve adults dealing with acute and chronic mental illness at a mental health inpatient facility.


Blake Suzelis Holistic Counseling, LLC is a way to serve children and adults as part of a holistic, integrative, and preventative approach to chronic health issues. For more information click here.


In addition to holistic counseling, I offer the Live Lucky Program for individuals looking to dive deep into creating a fulfilling life alongside other like-minded individuals as a way to serve others and make a living doing it. For more information, click here. 

  • B.A. (Bachelor Of Arts)- University of Akron.

    • Major: Public and Interpersonal Communication

    • Minor: Business Administration  

  • M.A., Professional Counseling- Liberty University. 

  • PhD., Mindbody Medicine- Saybrook University

    • Hoping to graduate 2024!​

  • Ohio State License Number: C.1200592

  • Washington State License Number: LH60815437

  • North Carolina State License Number: 16591

  • Arizona State License Number: LPC-22049

  • NBC-HWC Number: A-3075959


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