• Behavioral Health

    Counseling services are provided for mental, emotional, behavioral, and relationship issues.

Muskegon Family Care’s Behavioral Health Team is committed to preserving and improving the quality of mental health for the adult, children, or family experiencing difficulties in their daily level of functioning.

Muskegon Family Care’s Behavioral Health team is committed to preserving and improving the unique needs of individuals and their families.  Our services are designated to assist individuals and their families to function at their greatest potential in the community and to prevent recurring crisis. We serve a very diverse population and we respect the individuality of each person.  We want to support individuals in empowering themselves to achieve their short term and long term goals.  Our trained professionals use current, evidence based interventions in individual and group therapy.  Our goal is to assist individuals and families in their understanding of themselves and develop skills that can help them achieve personal recovery in an outpatient setting.

Muskegon Family Care provides treatment to comfort and restore the emotional pain of grief and loss, depression, anxiety and much more. We focus on Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with many other evidence based modalities. While not an all-inclusive list, some concerns addressed include: Substance Use, Co-Occurring Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, stress, emotional or sexual abuse, family and relationship issues and dealing with the stress and challenges of everyday life.

Therapy services are available to children, teens, and adults and offered on-site by masters-level counselors. ADHD evaluation is offered to children ages 6-17.

Muskegon Family Care offers Outpatient Substance Use Services to those individuals meeting criteria. Services are offered in the form of; individual therapy, group therapy, case management (if needed) and Recovery Coach Services.

Muskegon Family Care’s Behavioral Health Program is CARF Accredited. This accreditation assures that Muskegon Family Care is committed to continuously enhancing the quality of behavioral health services along with focusing on the satisfaction of our patients.


Everyone will go through a screening and admission process to determine appropriateness for services. A comprehensive assessment will be completed and evidence based tools will be utilized to help aid in appropriate placement or treatment recommendations.

Services Available

  • Comprehensive Bio-Psycho-Social Assessments
  • Comprehensive Substance Use Assessments using ASAM Placement Criteria
  • Co-Occuring Outpatient Individual and Group Therapies
  • Recovery Coach Services
  • Case Management with approved Level of Care
  • Skill Building
  • Crisis Planning
  • Referrals
  • Outpatient Substance Use Therapy and Groups


Monday – Friday : 8am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Call us for more information

Behavioral Case Manager:
Paula St. John

Phone: (231) 739-9315
Extension 2114

After hour Crisis Line: (231) 737-1703

For all life threatening emergencies, please call: 911