310 East Torrance Avenue
PO Box 768
Pontiac, IL 61764
TEL: (815) 844-6109

8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday

1. Out-patient Behavioral Health Counseling for adults and children;
2. EAP Services and Crisis Services;
3. Psycho-Social Rehabilitation for clients recovering from a mental illness;
4. Out-patient Substance Abuse Services – counseling, alcohol assessments, DUI Evaluations, EAP for industry, and intensive outpatient;
5. Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Program;
6. Parents United and Domestic Violence Program;
7. SASS (Screening Assessment Support Services);
8. Parenting Classes;
9. Child Custody Mediation;
10. Cognitive Program.


Livingston County.


Any minor 12 years or older may be seen for outpatient counseling for five sessions without parental consent.

Call 844-6109 for confidential appointment.


Based on a sliding scale according to income and dependents. No one is denied services because of inability to pay.

Joe Vaughan Executive Director

Amy Duffy Clinical Director

Cindy Verdun Psych Rehab Director

Teresa Diemer Substance Abuse Director

Jenny Larkin Business Manager

Bob Kinas Non-Violent Program Director
Sherry Brendalen Therapist

Julia Pascoe-Kuhn Therapist

Abby Bennett Therapist

Mark Wichman Therapist

Amanda Chandler SASS Therapist

Deb Phares Family Resource Developer

Janet Michalski Crisis Counselor

Greg Gabe Crisis Counselor

Trish Mortenson Crisis Counselor

Lisa Vinson Substance Abuse Therapist

Angie Walker Substance Abuse Counselor

Tiffany Meints Prevention Specialist

Chasity Aaron Psychosocial Rehab Coordinator

Meagan Gogoel Case Manager

Christin Brown Case Manager

April Pasky Case Manager

Beth Robert Nurse Practitioner Candidate/Nurse

Dawn Geringer Nurse

Erin Vazzi Community Support Services

Bruce Bye Community Support Services

Andrea McCoy Community Support Services

Carol Foersterling Asst. Business Manager

Steven Barnard MIS Manager

Leslie Jennings Receptionist

Pat Seeman Receptionist

Kay Morgan Part-time Receptionist

Mary Olson Accounts Receivable/Secretary

Tina Duffy Accounts Receivable/Secretary

Cathy Davis Insurance Billing/Secretary

Dr. Bhaskar Damera Psychiatrist – 9 hours per week

Dr. Gabriel Telot Psychiatrist – 21 hours per month

Dr. William Puga Child Psychiatrist – 6 hours per week