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Ubuntu- (n.) Compassion, kindness, and humanity that connect us together by sharing ourselves with others and authentically caring for those around us.


Our Mission

Ubuntu Wellness, LLC offers comprehensive holistic health and wellness services in the Northeast Ohio area. Focusing on stress management, mindful living, physical activity and nutrition, Ubuntu Wellness gives people the tools and support necessary to transform their lives and create lasting positive changes. 



(440) 214-9062



205 Main Street
Chardon, Ohio 44024

(above Square Bistro)


Meet Our Team

Jennifer Emch, M.Ed, LPCC-S, OWNER

Jennifer is a Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (E. 0500507-SUPV) in the State of Ohio. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), Motivational Interviewing and other cognitive behavioral strategies to help alleviate symptoms that reduce optimal personal functioning. 

Barbara Emch

Barbara Emch has been a student of spiritual and personal development and the esoteric arts for most of her adult life.  One of her beloved teachers has been longtime friend and guru, Reverend Connie Vinci, from whom she received her Reiki master training in the Mikao Usui system. Barb’s approach to her Reiki practice comes from a life-long desire to serve and support others and to be a conduit of love and peace.

Christelle Buholzer, PC

Christelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor (C.1500827) in the State of Ohio. She currently is a full-time clinician at Family Pride of Northeast Ohio and has joined Ubuntu Wellness as a part-time therapist. Christelle is trained in Motivational Interviewing and DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), as well as a variety of other cognitive/behavioral therapies to improve overall daily functioning for individuals.  Christelle's focus is to assist adolescents and adults on a journey to improve their overall mental health and daily functioning.

Krystal Klingemier

Krystal is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Ohio (C.1700553). Krystal believes all people can make positive changes in their lives, its how we learn, grow and heal. Positive change happens when we are self-aware and intentional with our thoughts and actions. She works with her clients to ascertain what they wish to see change while helping them build self-awareness and intentionality in their lives so they can create the changes they wish to see.

ERIN moore, M.Ed, LPC, OWNER

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Ohio (C.1300050).  Erin has also been a licensed massage therapist since 2004 and is certified in Traditional Thai Massage. Erin graduated with her Associates in Massage Therapy from Youngstown College of Massotherapy in 2003 and became licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio in January, 2004.


Shellie is a clinical therapist in the mental health field who works with children and adults. In an effort to increase her own self-care and wellness, she began to study the use of essential oils. Shellie has found Young Living to be an excellent resource and has found much success in incorporating essential oils not only into her daily life, but also in helping her clients to establish an emotional balance through the use of aromatherapy. 

Cassandra Shofar

Cassandra is a certified yoga instructor who completed her 200-hour training in 2013 through Bhumi’s Yoga in Columbia Station and is registered with Yoga Alliance. She also recently completed her 500-hour training with Try 4 Life Yoga Teacher Training in Aurora, which included certifications in therapeutic yoga/Reiki restructuring, Chakra Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

Marlo Emch

Marlo has been practicing Japa meditation for 15 years and recently completed her Mindfulness Educators Essentials course from Mindful Schools in Emeryville, CA. She is motivated and moved emotionally by the deep positive impact mindfulness can and will have on future generations. She is pursuing more graduate work in the fall.

Amy Lanese

Amy is certified in the Raindrop Technique®.  She was certified in January of 2016.  She also became a Reiki Master in August of 2017 and continues to learn about natural healing.  Amy’s passion is sharing health and wellness with her clients.  She started her health and wellness journey with Young Living Essential Oils in July of 2014 and enjoys sharing the passion with her clients.