Maine Families

Counseling & Mental & Behavioral Health

Crisis Help Line: 1-800-273-8255
A 24-hour service for anyone depressed, stressed, suicidal

Support Warm Line: 1-866-771-9276
Telephone support during challenging times and non-crisis situations

Counseling Centers/Programs:

AMHC Family Counseling: 1-800-244-6431
Child, teen, couple & marriage counseling; Substance use counseling

AMHC Targeted Case Mgmt for Children: 1-800-244-6431
Services for children ages 0—20 with a mental health diagnosis

Behavioral & Developmental Services: 255-1955
Mental and behavioral health services for children and adults

Calais Behavioral Health Center: 454-3022
Mental health counseling; Substance use counseling

Community Health & Counseling Services: 1-800-540-8311
Child, teen and family counseling

East Grand Health Center (Danforth): 448-2347
Mental and behavioral health counseling; Substance use counseling

Eastport Health—Behavioral Health Center: Calais 454-3022 | Machias 255-3400
Alcohol and substance use counseling; Counseling for families of substance users; Mental health counseling for children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups

Harrington Community Mental Health Program: 532-8530
Mental health counseling

Harrington Family Health Center: 483-4502
Family counseling; Play therapy

Healthways – Regional Medical Center: Lubec 733-7531 / Machias 255-0102
Mental health and Substance counseling

Machias Behavioral Health Center: 255-3400
Mental health counseling; Substance use counseling

MAS Home Care of Maine: 561-9533
Child and family outpatient counseling

National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI) – Maine: 1-800-464-5767
Support, education, & advocacy

Pathways of Maine: 888-480-9550
Home and community-based behavioral health treatment services for children and their families.

Regional Medical Center: Lubec 733-7531 | Machias 255-0102
Mental health and substance use counseling

St. Croix Regional Health Center: 796-5503
Mental health counseling; Substance use counseling; Psychiatry

Vogl Behavioral Health Center: Eastport 853-6001
Mental health counseling; Substance counseling


Individual Counselors/Therapists:

Barbee, Karen, LCSW: 546-3546
Counseling: Mental health, addiction, marriage, and family.
11 Elm Street, Milbridge

Brooks, Sarina, LCSW: 271-7270
Counseling for adolescents, children, couples, families, older adults, and young adults.
25 Main Street, Suite #3, Machias, ME

Chamberlain, Robin, DMin, LCPC: 263-5530
Consultation and counseling ministry from a Christian perspective.
Whiting, ME

Corey-Childs, Serita, LCSW, RPT-S (Compass Mental Health): 259-1233
Counseling for children, adults, and families. Registered Play Therapy supervisor.
182 Main Street, Jonesport

Crabtree, David, LCSW, SAP: 242-9677
Counseling for adolescents, families, young and older adults; specializing in depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, anger management, trauma, self-awareness and mindfulness.
150 Blackswoods Road, Suite D, Cherryfield

Davis, Kristi, LCSW: 263-5034
181 Marshfield Flats Road, Machias

Draper-Hayward, Sandra, CADC: 454-1491
Addiction and substance abuse counselor
12 Beech Street, Calais

Evans, Katharine, LCSW: 214-7920
Mental health counseling/psychotherapy for adolescents, adults, and couples; treating anxiety, PTSD, divorce, relationship issues, bipolar, personality disorders, grief, and loss, and more.
5 Lowell Street, Suite #4, Calais

Evans, Wendy, LCSW: 255-4600
Specializing in trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, separation and divorce, grief and loss, couples and family therapy.
25 Main Street, Machias

Gasper, Daniel, LCPC, LADC: 530-7774
Counseling for couples, young adults, and older adults. Specializing in substance use, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, panic disorder, depression, sexual abuse, divorce, and more.
87 Milbridge Road, Suite #1, Cherryfield

Helmstadter, John, ALDC, LCPC: 454-8670
Substance use and mental health and counseling.
5 Lowell Street, Calais

Helmstadter, Pamela, LCPC: 454-0407
Mental health and substance use counseling for adults.
5 Lowell Street, Suite #9, Calais

Knabenshue, Kristina, LCPC, CADC: 598-5957
Counseling for adolescents, families, young and older adults; specializing in depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, self-awareness and mindfulness.
25 Main Street, Suite #4, Machias

Landry, Laura, LCSW (Leeward Counseling LLC): 271-8105
Specializing in clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use issues, anxiety, depression and trauma related problems. Accepting adult clients of all ages.
25 Main Street, Suite #1, Machias

Librizzi, Tara, LCSW (New Leaf Counseling Service): 255-5090
Specializing in domestic violence, attachment issues, mood disorders, sexuality, trauma, LGBT-specific issues, and anger management; seeing adolescents and families.
4 Colonial Way, Suite #2, Machias

Mertinke, Jill, LCPC: 255-4833
Ell Point Road, East Machias

Pearce, James H., LMFT: (805) 550-7837
Specializing in Marriage Therapy, Parenting, Men’s Issues, Male Adolescent Issues and Substance Abuse. Serving adolescents, couples, families, older adults, and young adults
567 Main Street, East Machias

Renshaw, Valerie, LCPC: 263-8884
Treating Anxiety, PTSD, Divorce, Attachment Disorders, Conduct Disorder, Relationship Issues, Panic Disorders, Bipolar, ADHD, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Parenting Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Major Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Physical/Sexual Abuse and Neglect, Grief, Loss and Bereavement, and Developmental Disabilities. Serving adolescents, adults, children, couples, and families
1 Stackpole Road, Machias

Robertson, Kandi, LCSW, RPT: 598-0432
Counseling for all ages. Cognitive behavioral therapy; treating trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, PTSD and more. Registered Play Therapist.
66 Main Street, Milbridge

Sample, Kevin, LCSW, LADC: 214-8628
Specializing in:  Substance Abuse, PTSD, Divorce, Co-Occurring Disorder, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Relationship Issues, Parenting, Physical and Sexual Abuse, Neglect, Grief, Loss and Bereavement. Serving adolescents, adults, children, couples, older adults, and young adults.
10 Barker Street, Suite B, Calais

Schaeffer, Jessica, LCPC-C, CADC: 598-0131
Treating PTSD, Divorce, Co-Occurring Disorder, Anxiety, Attachment Disorder, Eating Disorders, Relationship Issues, Substance Abuse, Panic Disorders, Mood Disorder, Major Depression, Physical and Sexual Abuse, Neglect, Grief, Loss and Bereavement, Developmental Disabilities and Autism. Serving adolescents, adults, older adults, and young adults
66 Main Street, Milbridge

van de Sande, Saber, LCPC: Office 259-6022 | Cell 271-0062
Mental health counseling and substance abuse clinician. Services for all ages (including families  and couples).
25 Main Street, Suite #6, Machias

Zwerdling, Mallory, LCPCc: 274-7519
Online counseling for new moms and dads, aspiring parents, and busy women. Specialized treatment for anxiety and depression during pregnancy and postpartum, traumatic births, perinatal loss, parenting, relationships, chronic female health conditions, and more.
Sliding scale fee for low-income moms (no insurance accepted at this time).
Schedule a free consultation by phone, text, or online at:  Email:;
Facebook: @MaineMaternalCounseling;

Other Links & Resources:

American Psychological Association: Resources on mental health, emotional wellness, relationships, depression…

Article: APA “Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness”
Mental illnesses are disorders that affect a person’s mood, thoughts or behaviors. Serious mental illnesses include a variety of diseases including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and major depressive disorder. Although they can be scary, it is important to remember that these disorders are treatable. Individuals diagnosed with these diseases can live full, rewarding lives, especially if they seek treatment as needed…. read more

Article: APA “How to Help in an Emotional Crisis”
Mental health disorders are common in the United States, affecting tens of millions of Americans each year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Yet only a fraction of those people receive treatment. Without treatment, mental health disorders can reach a crisis point.
Some examples of mental health crises include depression, trauma, eating disorders, alcohol or substance abuse, self-injury and suicidal thoughts. If you suspect a friend or family member is experiencing an emotional crisis, your help can make a difference… read more


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