Counselor – LADC, CCS
Counseling is an individualized journey that fosters change and self-care. Within a confidential, respectful, caring environment, we will look at your own unique needs, the resources you have and together develop an action plan that will support your goals and keep you moving forward. Using a strength based approach, I will assist you with developing the knowledge and skills needed to cope with everyday stressors; financial issues and concerns; family issues and concerns and any unmet mental health needs as well as substance use issues and concerns.
Kellie joined our team at Caring Counseling For You in February 2020. She is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Clinical Supervisor. Kellie has worked in this field for 12 years providing services to men, women and children from all walks of life. She has worked in Corrections; MAT; IOP and Residential Care. She has also worked with the homeless and many veteran’s throughout the State of Maine, by providing treatment and case management. Kellie is DEEP Certified and currently accepting new clients.
License Number: LC5298, CCS7163
Alcohol Use, Abuse and Dependency; Drug Use, Abuse and Dependency and Affected Others.
DEEP: Evaluations and treatment for Maine OUI Offenders.
Deferred Disposition: Evaluations, Recommendations and Treatment.
DHHS: Evaluations, Recommendations and Treatment.
Drug Court: Evaluations, Recommendations and Treatment.
Clincial Supervision: Peer to Peer Supervision, CADC Supervision and LADC Supervision.
Behavioral: Anger management; High Risk behaviors related to Substance Use, Legal involvement and DHHS involvement, Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD).
Relationships: Codependency, Other relationship issues related to Substance Use, Legal involvement and DHHS involvement, Peer relationships and School related issues or concerns.
Life Transitions: Grief and Loss, Life Coaching, Self-Esteem issues and concerns and Women’s issues.
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Definitions of Care
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Is a nonproductive way of behaving that include reckless actions and unhealthy habits.
Is a close connection between two people, or a group of individuals.
There are four types of relationships: Family relationships, Friendships, Acquaintanceships and Romantic relationships.
Are periods in life involving lots of change to your lifestyle. They might also be a result of important events that make you stop and evaluate your life.