Outpatient Center

About Outpatient Counseling

 Outpatient counseling uses treatment and intervention to increase the strengths and resources of each individual served. Outpatient counseling serves individuals with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. 

Professional staff provide individual, family, couples and group counseling and therapy services including, but not limited to, depression, stress, anxiety, divorce, anger management and grief. Outpatient services include assessment and treatment for individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. 

Services are provided to children, adolescents, families and adults. Through the use of therapeutic interventions and evidence-based treatment, clients resolve or learn to cope with the presenting problem and return to an adequate level of functioning. 

Program Goals

Psycho-Social Rehabilitation


Staff work with members to help them learn to manage everyday tasks and life skills on their own.

Education & Peer Support

Members are given skill-building opportunities to develop confidence and to gain successful employment.

Employment Training

Member support is focused on Adult Education, Wellness, and Community Resources.

The Group Effort Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Center

The Group Effort Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Center will offer outpatient programs utilizing a clubhouse model in which participants are “members” of a center, as opposed to “clients” or “patients”. We are committed to the philosophy that all persons are capable of growth when given the proper support, education, recreation and mental health recovery tools. Our focus is on each member’s strengths and abilities, not their diagnoses. Members will be encouraged and supported throughout their personal journey of recovery through programs and clubs designed to empower and meet the members where they are.

Group Effort Center Offerings

The Center program will offer four centers to meet the skill set and developmental needs of each member as well as group and individual therapy support.

Creative Center

The purpose of the creative center is to evoke creativity in the members that visit the center daily. Members will be able to develop skills to creatively prepare items or further cultivate the creative skills they currently possess. Members will be able to participate in a variety activities including but not limited to art, dance, music, knitting, etc.

Member Support Center

The purpose of the member support center is to meet members needs in a variety of areas. Through case management and resource linkage members will be able to address ISP needs, as well as develop healthy support systems. The focus for this center will be in areas such as adult education, wellness, healthy support system development, and any other community resources that can aid in success daily activities of living.

Community Center

The purpose of the community center is to provide members with an opportunity to make a positive impact in the communities in which they live. This center will assist members in integrating themselves into the community through volunteer opportunities.

Employment Center

The purpose of the employment center is to allow members to develop and practice the soft skills and tasks it takes to function in a variety of job positions. Members who sign-up for this center will assist Group Effort staff with various tasks such as administration, meal preparation, facility cleanliness, etc. Members will also be supported in job discovery (for positions outside of the day center), resume building, application assistance, interview skills, job search and job support.

Additional Out-Patient Services

For everyone at Group Effort, person-centered care is really a guiding principle 

Individual Therapy Support

Individual therapy options including assistance with conflict resolution, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, depression and self-esteem. Therapy services will be provided by masters leveled or licensed clinicians.

Group Therapy Support

Group therapy will be provided to members and families as needed and may include art therapy, anger management, grief & loss counseling, and substance abuse counseling.

Members Transition As Needed

Members will be assessed upon admission by a master’s level clinician to determine mental health status and career skills and interests. Initial club placement is determined by these assessments as well as the personal desires of the member; however, members will have opportunities to changes club membership as they desire.

Program Assessments

Members will receive regular assessments to determine which services would be most beneficial as they progress through the program.​

• Clinical Interview (with diagnosis)