Mission, Values, Services


We walk with people through counseling and education to find hope and healing, and to live a fulfilling life.


The Center will be recognized as the welcoming place for those seeking inspiration, hope, and healing of body, mind and spirit.


  • Non-sectarian, not affiliated with a church or religion
  • Mind-body-spirit approach, according to client preference
  • Trust, respect and compassion
  • High standards of professional care
  • Access for all, regardless of insurance status

Serving people from all walks of life:

  • 30 percent of the Center’s clients access subsidies, because they are uninsured or underinsured
  • Made possible through generous community support
  • All clients receive the same high quality services, regardless of their insurance status

Key services:

  • Counseling, including a specialized approach for children and adolescents
  • Psychiatry (medication management)
  • Psychological testing and assessment
  • Spiritual direction
  • Clinical training for graduate students
  • Renewal programs, such as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™ (MBSR) classes
  • Community education, such as suicide awareness training
  • Leadership and Spiritual Life programs, such as PrairieFire and clergy boundary training
  • Conflict transformation and strategic planning services for congregations, nonprofits and businesses

Populations served:

The Center serves more than 4,000 individuals annually (including 645 children and teens plus their families in 2020) though counseling and education through 30 licensed clinicians. Populations served include children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, clergy, teachers, police officers, LGBTQ people, veterans, survivors of trauma, families of addicted loved ones, people from all faith traditions (including none) and others who need quality mental health counseling.

Dawn’s Story – a child’s perspective of trauma:

To read Dawn's story, click image.

To read Dawn’s story, click image.