About Erin Wiley
Erin Wiley, MA, LPCC
Erin Wiley, MA, LPCC, is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist in both Northwest Ohio and Southwest Florida. She is the founder of The Willow Center, a group family counseling practice with locations in Toledo and Bowling Green, Ohio and Willow Bay Counseling in Tampa, Florida. She leads a large team of licensed therapists in their mutual goal of meeting the counseling needs of the people and families of Northwest Ohio, Southeast Michigan and Southwest Florida. The clinical focus of her therapy work is marriage, family, parenting, and relationships. Her most recent areas of research include the management and regulation of emotions; and creating vibrant, happy, and healthy marriages.
Erin has served as a speaker for a variety of groups and organizations, has taught undergraduate classes at Michigan State University and The University of Toledo, and graduate level courses in marriage & family counseling at Bowling Green State University. She serves as an on-air consultant- for journalists who are seeking the point of view of a mental health professional- for news pieces on WUPW 36, WTVG 13, and WTOL 11 in Toledo, Ohio. Her thoughts on mental and emotional health have been published in Newsweek, O: The Oprah Magazine, The American Counseling Association’s publication: Counseling Today, Men’s Health, and on various sites online like BuzzFeed and Experian.com. She was a featured therapist on TLC’s reality show “Lost In Transition.” Erin has extensive training in the Gottman Relationship Counseling method and the trauma modalities: EMDR and Internal Family Systems.
In the “Best of Toledo” contests sponsored by Toledo City Paper, The Willow Center has won “Best Counseling Practice” the last five years in a row: every year it has been open. Recently Erin was named “Best Marriage Counselor in Toledo” by an online rating service. Personally, Erin has a passion for musical theatre, comedy, gardening, and her three maltese dogs. She has two college-aged sons: one at Bowling Green State University, and the other at Rider University in NJ; and she has been happily married to her husband Michael for 26 years.