Paul Frances Granello

Paul Frances Granello


Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC PhD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Ohio Not Accepting Online
Worthington Accepting In-person
Updated January 23, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Professional statement

Paul F. Granello is associate professor of counselor education in the Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University as well as being in private practice. He graduated with his MS in mental health counseling from Stetson University in 1990, and his PhD in counselor education was awarded in 1995 from Ohio University. He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervising credentials. He also has a private practice - "Well Counselors Inc." in Worthington, Ohio.

Granello is a founding partner with the Ohio Department of Mental Health in establishing the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. He is currently the recipient of the $1.5 million in federal funds for suicide prevention under the Garrett Lee Smith Act. He has presented and trained on suicide over 200 workshops. He has currently co-authored four books on suicide for Allyn & Bacon and Prentice Hall publishers.Most recently, he has written the first counseling textbook for Prentice Hall publishers on Individual Wellness.

He conducts research on psychotherapy outcomes and the psychological and social characteristics of individual well being. He has published more than 25 articles in peer reviewed national journals, has authored nine book chapters on suicide, anxiety, technology in counseling, and wellness.

Granello has presented at state, national, and international conferences on topics related to counseling, suicide, and wellness. He is also dedicated to the local community and has provided numerous workshops on health and wellness topics for both the OhioState and Columbus communities. He currently is a member of The Ohio State University Campus Wellness Collaborative. Granello received the David Brooks award for Meritorious Service from the Ohio Counseling Association in 2002, the Ohio Association for Counselor Education award for professional service in 2006, and the OhioUniversity distinguished alumni award in 2007.

Message to clients

It is not necessary to suffer with Depression or Anxiety - these are both highly treatable conditions. Please feel free to contact me and we can discuss treatment options for your case. I believe in client confidentiality and discretion.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $80 (50min)
  • Initial session: $110 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $80 (50min)


Online Sessions (Ohio)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Worthington practice
7140 North High Street, Suite #250, Worthington, Ohio 43085
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue "8am to 2pm"
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu "8am to 2pm"
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat None
  • Sun None

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 30 years

Well Counselors Inc. , Counselor/Owner, 2010 - Present

Ohio University, Ph.D., 1994


Ohio: E.0002244