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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Providing life-changing behavioral health services to children, adults and families living with mental health and substance misuse issues.

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Every year, people in crisis turn to Catholic Charities for help

Whether you're an adult or young person, life brings on sets of challenges that can be difficult to navigate. At Catholic Charities, we understand and we want to help.

Through our Behavioral Health Services, we offer counseling services grounded in Catholic values and social teaching. We strive for positive psychological outcomes that includes early intervention, prevention, improved behavioral and emotional functioning, and accessible care.

behavioral health services in-person and teleHealth

Behavioral health therapy sessions are offered in-person and remotely. All telehealth sessions utilize a secure video communication conferencing system. All client information is kept safe, concealed and confidential.

Most major insurance plans and self-pay accepted.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Our outpatient therapy services provides private and confidential interventions to individuals of all ages including children, teens, and adults in need of professional guidance concerning marriage and family, mental health, and substance misuse. We teach skills for enhanced family communication, improved daily functioning and increased self-esteem.

Therapy services are offered for individuals, couples, and families and provided by dual licensed independent mental health practitioners and alcohol and drug counselor.

Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Grief and Loss (death; divorce; etc.)
  • Behavioral Challenges
  • Relationships/Marriage/Family
  • Parenting
  • Intimacy
  • Worry; Stress
  • Social Acceptance

    Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance Use Evaluation
  • Individual Therapy

    Mental Health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression; Suicide
  • Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorder
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Peer Issues

    Outpatient Therapists
  • Allen Chohon, LIMHP, LADC Therapist Bio
  • Kaitlyn Harper, MS, LIMHP Therapist Bio

    SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH

    Catholic Charities offers mental health services for school-aged students from metro-area Catholic schools in rural communities. We are reaching students every day by providing the support needed to relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, enhance areas of social competency, provide immediate access to service, and improve behavioral and emotional functioning.

    Services are provided by licensed mental health practitioners in a confidential manner, as referred by the administration of the school.

    Services Provided to the School:
  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • School Consultation Resource
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Mental Health Training
  • Substance Misuse Training
  • Crisis Response/Support
  • Participation in Family Team Meetings

    Needs Addressed with the Student/Family:
  • Depression; Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety; Stress; Worry
  • Peer Issues/Pressure
  • Behavioral Challenges
  • Trauma
  • Social Media Concerns
  • Substance Misuse (Tobacco, Vaping, Alcohol, Drugs, etc.)

  • Contact Information

    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Phone: 531.213.7396
    Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Jacque LaPlant, MHA
    Senior Director, Program Services

    Jenna Whitaker, MA LMHP, PLADC
    Director, School Mental Health Program

    Meet Our Therapists:

    OUTPATIENT SERVICES
    Allen Chohon, LIMHP, LADC
    Kaitlyn Harper, MS, LIMHP
    Mary Lutz-Preifert, MA, LMHP
    Amanda Wakelin, Coordinator

    SCHOOL SERVICES
    Emily Jamber, MS, PLMHP
    Peggy Bonacci, LMHP, CMSW
    Amanda Buscher, LSCW
    Jasi Curtis, PLMHP
    Shelby Varilek, PCMSW, PLMHP

    Suicide Prevention Helpline:
    988