Mental Health Counseling Services

The Village's licensed professional mental health counselors are trained to help couples, individuals, children and families dealing with a wide variety of relationship, behavior, and mental health issues. Click on Couples, Adults or Children to find out more about the issue in which you are concerned, take quizzes to determine if you need to seek help, and learn how to make an appointment with a Village counselor.

Adults

The Village's licensed professional counselors are trained to help adults dealing with a variety of issues; depression and anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, addiction, eating disorders, divorce and more. In addition to individual mental health counseling, The Village provides several groups throughout the year.

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Children

We like to think of childhood as an easy, carefree time. It's not that way for every child, and even the most well-adjusted child experiences difficulties. The Village's licensed professional mental health counselors are specially trained and incredibly effective in helping children who have a variety of issues. Learn more.

Mental Health Therapy for Children at The Village Family Service Center

Addiction

First Step Recovery, a licensed addiction treatment facility, provides comprehensive, confidential treatment of alcoholism, and other drug dependency. At First Step Recovery, we believe these are treatable illnesses.

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Licensed addiction counselor Patti Senn

 
 
Depression in Women
Warning signs of depression in women may include:
1.
Sadness or irritability
 
2.
Lack of interest in activities once enjoyed
 
3.
Changes in weight or appetite
 
4.
Change in sleeping patterns.
 
5.
Persistent feelings of guilt
 
6.
Inability to concentrate, remember things or make decisions
 
7.
Fatigue and loss of energy
 
8.
Restlessness or a decrease in activity that has been noticed by others
 
9.
Feeling hopeless and worthless
 
10.
Thoughts of suicide or death
 
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
 
Depression in Men
When men are depressed, they may exhibit some or all of the following symptoms and/or behaviors.
1.
Become angry and frustrated
 
2.
Behave violently
 
3.
Take serious risks, such as reckless driving and extramarital sex
 
4.
Avoid family, friends and pleasurable activities
 
5.
Sadness or irritability
 
6.
Lack of interest in activities once enjoyed
 
7.
Changes in weight or appetite
 
8.
Change in sleeping patterns.
 
9.
Persistent feelings of guilt
 
10.
Inability to concentrate, remember things or make decisions
 
11.
Fatigue and loss of energy
 
12.
Restlessness or a decrease in activity that has been noticed by others
 
13.
Feeling hopeless and worthless
 
14.
Thoughts of suicide or death
 
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
 
Depression in Children
The warning signs of depression in children may include:
1.
Increased irritability, anger or hostility
 
2.
Extreme sensitivity to rejection or failure.
 
3.
Change in sleep habits
 
4.
Change in appetite
 
5.
Social isolation
 
6.
Persistent boredom, low energy
 
7.
Decreased interest in activities
 
8.
Physical complaints of stomachaches or headaches that don’t respond to treatment
 
9.
Frequent absences from school or decrease in school performance
 
10.
Frequent sadness and crying
 
11.
Feeling fearful
 
12.
Thoughts or expressions about death and/or suicide
 
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
 
Depression in Adolescents
The warning signs of depression in adolescents may include:
1.
Poor performance in school
 
2.
Withdrawal from friends and activities
 
3.
Sadness and hopelessness
 
4.
Lack of enthusiasm, energy or motivation
 
5.
Anger and rage
 
6.
Overreaction to criticism
 
7.
Feelings of being unable to satisfy ideals
 
8.
Poor self-esteem or guilt
 
9.
Indecision, lack of concentration or forgetfulness
 
10.
Changes in eating or sleeping patterns
 
11.
Substance abuse
 
12.
Problems with authority
 
13.
Suicidal thoughts or actions
 
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from depression. Call your physician or contact The Village Family Service Center. If you are considering suicide, call 911 immediately.
 
Family Checkup
Read the following statements and answer "yes" if you agree with the statement, or "no" if you disagree.
1.
When my kids do something wrong, I don’t know what to do.
 
2.
Family members fight a lot and do not get along without using verbal or physical aggression.
 
3.
As a family, we are unhappy most of the time.
 
4.
As a parent, life and family stressors are overwhelming me.
 
5.
Family members do not know how to communicate with each other when discussing and resolving important issues.
 
If you answered "yes" to any of the statements, your family may benefit from the help of professionals at The Village Family Service Center. Contact The Village so you don't have to go it alone.
If you answered "yes" to any of the statements, your family may benefit from the help of professionals at The Village Family Service Center. Contact The Village so you don't have to go it alone.