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At Eden Counseling Centers, there is hope! Our caring team is dedicated to providing services that matters and makes a difference in the lives of clients’. Our recovery specialists are among the best in the addiction recovery field and believe wholeheartedly that recovery from addiction is more than just stopping the use of drugs. Recovery happens by creating a new lifestyle and mind-set where it is easier not to use. At Eden Counseling Centers, we don’t tell our clients the journey to recovery is easy, rather we tell them their journey will be worth it.

Eden Counseling Centers offers evidenced-based comprehensive programming to return the patient to normalcy while addressing relationships that have been interrupted by substance abuse.

Our Team

Compassionate professionals including psychiatrists, medical doctors, counselors and other healthcare specialists.

Our Commitment

We are committed to eradicating the cycle of destruction and restoring clients to a productive and meaningful life.

Our Model

Our treatment model is state-of-the-art and tailored to meet the unique needs of each client to reach their recovery goals.

Your Success

We treat the entire person; including mental wellness, physical well-being, social support and spiritual awareness.

our services

Eden Counseling Centers provide substance abuse services including alcohol and drug education, mental health assessment, individual assessments, on-going counseling to assist with reduction of substance use or abstinence, and substance abuse recovery groups and psychiatric services. We give our clients a vast array of treatment options.

Why Eden?

Eden has nearly 75 years of collective professional experience and a proven track record in mental health and addiction treatment services. Eden Counseling Centers utilizes the Matrix Model curriculum coupled with Medication Assisted Treatment protocols to promote recovery.

What To Expect When You Call

Many people can be hesitant to pick up the phone and call. Once you make the initial call, you will be relieved you decided to dial our number. When you contact Eden Counseling Centers, you will be connected to an experienced admissions Counselor who will help you start the process by selecting the best treatment plan for you. We make the withdrawal process easy and pain-free. Our doctors will prescribe and administer the right medications to combat the pain of withdrawal, while also prioritizing your addiction history.

Eden Counseling Centers provides chemical dependency and opiate treatment services for individuals 18 and older with a primary substance use disorder. We are also able to provide co-occurring services. Multiple modalities are provided, including group, individual and family therapy, and psychological consultation. We are proud to have on staff multiple Psychiatrists who are Board Certified Addiction Medicine credentialed. Each of our Addiction Psychiatrist are able to provide psychiatric evaluation and ongoing psycho-pharmacological medication management including Buprenorphine and, Vivitrol injections..

If you need help, don't hesitate! Call us now! 1-614-398-3470

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meet our Medical Director


Alvin D. Pelt, M.D.

Dr. Pelt is a well-known and respected addiction psychiatrist in the Central Ohio area, where he began his practice in 1989. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University and Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Dr. Pelt is Board Certified with the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, with additional certification in Addiction Psychiatry; he is also a Diplomate of the American board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). He has membership with the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Pelt also has affiliation with The Ohio State University and Ohio University as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry.

In 2002, Dr. Pelt was part of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network (CTN) that conducted the initial human trials for Buprenorphine (Suboxone), a medicine use for the treatment of opiate addiction. He has over twenty years of experience in treating addictions; with specialization in the areas of alcohol and opiate addiction-recovery. Dr. Pelt has previously served as Medical Director for Parkside, Maryhaven, and CompDrug addiction treatment programs in Central Ohio.

"Contrary to popular belief, addiction has no boundaries, people of all backgrounds... blue collar or white collar... high income or no income...Addiction attacks without mercy and it is devastating. Dr. Pelt and his staff were great comfort to me and my family. It is because of him, his treatment protocol and experience in treating addiction, I am now ending my third year of being drug free. No longer bound by the living hell caused by addiction." - Thomas

Mental Health Services

The Mental Health Services team of Eden Counseling Center assesses, evaluates and treats patients with emotional and substance abuse disorders in a supportive and healing environment. This model of treatment is known as dual diagnosis treatment. Our comprehensive services include adult medication management, individual therapy, and group therapy programs.

At Eden Counseling Center, we are dedicated to helping people gain the tools they need to get the most out of their daily lives. We do this by providing programs that help the individual patient and there support team. We have an unparalleled commitment to promoting excellence, professionalism and integrity within our community mental health system. Some common symptoms of mental health conditions include:

  • Thoughts of suicide.
  • Feelings of hopelessness or helplessness.
  • Loss of interest in daily activities.
  • Changes in appetite or weight.
  • Changes in sleep habits.
  • Increases in irritability or anger.
  • Loss of energy.
  • Excessive feelings of worthlessness or guilt.
  • Feelings of fear, worry, nervousness, panic or uneasiness.
  • Difficulty relaxing or sitting still.
  • Racing thoughts or the feeling like you cannot control your worries.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Reckless behavior.

Common Mental Health Conditions treated at Eden Counseling:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • ADHD

Medicine Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medications used to assist a person with certain chemical addictions is the treatment of choice based on extensive human clinical trials with alcohol, tobacco and opiate addictions. There is ongoing research on a cocaine vaccine as well as other approaches.

Simply said, MAT for alcohol, tobacco and opiate addictions is the standard of care based on several professional institutions including, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrist’s and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA).

Eden Counseling Centers uses approved medications combined with individual and group counseling to give patients the maximum benefit in their attempt to recovery from the ravages of a single or multiple chemical addictions. The medications listed below are selected based on each patient’s individual needs.

Alcohol (MAT):

  • Naltrexone (Revia, Vivitrol IM injection), Acamprosate (Campral)

Tobacco (MAT):

  • Varenicline (Chantix)
  • Bupropion (Zyban, Wellbutrin)
  • Nicotine Replacement Treatment, with patches, inhalers, spray, gum

Opiate (MAT):

  • Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex)
  • Naltrexone (Revia, Vivitrol IM injection)

Telemedicine (Video Conferencing)

Eden Counseling Centers will be providing telemedicine services for the delivery of Medication Assisted Substance Abuse treatment. This will involve a one-time face-to-face assessment and subsequent follow-up appointments that will be scheduled and conducted via the telemedicine service.

Formally defined, telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Telemedicine seeks to improve a patient's health by permitting two-way, real time interactive communication between the patient, and the physician or practitioner at the distant site. It includes a growing variety of applications and services using two-way video, smart phones, wireless tools and other forms of telecommunications technology.

For over 40 years, telemedicine has been used to bring healthcare services to patients in distant locations. Not only does telemedicine improve access to patients but it also allows physicians and health facilities to expand their reach, beyond their own offices. Given the provider shortages throughout the world--in both rural and urban areas--telemedicine has a unique capacity to increase service to millions of new patients


A major obstacle to recovery is the ever-present specter of relapse. Too many times well-intentioned people get into recovery only to find themselves unable to sustain their progress because they have returned to the living situation that gave birth to and supported their problems versus supporting their recovery. Many need to enter an environment that supports recovery as opposed to environments that support relapse.

Eden Counseling Centers offers recovery housing to its clients as an integral part of its program. Those attending Eden Counseling’s clinic may be eligible for residency. Outpatient support services will be offered to adults attempting to overcome mental illness, alcohol and/or substance abuse. Recovery housing works in support of our goal of breaking the cycle of addiction, relapse and recidivism by providing safe, sanitary and supportive housing. Eden Recovery Housing offers a stable environment that encourages individuals to embrace the healing process of their mind and body by inspiring a culture of support, empowerment and renewal in a sober, homelike atmosphere. This peer support begins with the applicant’s initial meeting with current residents of the home the applicant may be placed in. The introductions and conversation over dinner gives everyone an opportunity to get to know each other, ask questions and offer encouragement.

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