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Child and family counseling
Children and families sometimes need help addressing social and emotional difficulties. Counseling services can reduce stress and conflict, improve parenting skills, and strengthen family ties.
Our counselors understand a strong family bond helps children grow into strong, healthy adults. Individual and family counseling is available for children and adolescents in the following cities:
Support from Children’s Wisconsin and United Way helps keep counseling fees affordable. Financial assistance is available to families who need it. Find our financial assistance policy and view the application.
Therapist or Qualified Treatment Trainee
New visit/Intake: $309.25-$310.50
Established visit (follow up)/30 mins. (approx.): $176.75
Established visit (follow up)/45 mins. (approx.): $236.25
Established visit (follow up)/60 mins. (approx..): $352.25
New visit/Intake: $356
Established visit (follow up)/30 mins. (approx.): $236
Established visit (follow up)/45 mins. (approx.): $315
Established visit (follow up)/60 mins. (approx..): $470
*If your child is receiving testing services by a psychologist, please work with your insurance company on what is covered. We are happy to provide the billing codes, units, and prices upon request; however your insurance company will be able to give a better estimate of total approved expenses and any out of pocket costs you may have.
The rates listed above are for our most often billed therapy services. For therapists and psychologists, there may be additional charges for group therapy, family therapy, emergency therapy, and consultation. Please talk to your provider or our Financial Services team if you have questions or a service you know your child will be receiving is not listed here.
New visit/Intake: $473.25
Established visit (follow up): he price range starts between $114 and $309 per visit and will vary depending on time spent, level of complexity, whether or not therapy was provided in addition to medication management services, and consultation.
Our counseling centers are accredited by the Council on Accreditation. This organization reviews our administrative and service delivery practices every four years.
Counseling sessions are confidential. Information is shared only with a client’s permission – for legal purposes, insurance eligibility or the diagnosis, assessment or provision of other services.
Types of programs
Our office-based counseling programs include:
- Individual, family, and group therapy
- Grief and loss counseling
- Trauma-informed therapy and support
- Play therapy
- Psychological testing
- Medication management
- Pre- and post-adoption and foster care transition
Services vary by location.
Issues we address
Among the issues our counselors address with children and families are:
- Parent-child conflicts
- Academic or behavioral problems in school
- Depression and anxiety
- Low self-esteem
- Problems due to divorce, separation, remarriage, or the death of a loved one
- Anger management
- Physical or sexual abuse or other trauma
Our counselors are licensed by the state of Wisconsin and all have at least a master's degree. They have extensive experience working with children and their families, including those who are part of the child welfare system. Brief background profiles of our counselors are included on the location pages for our counseling centers.
Burlington – (262) 763-3008
Eau Claire – (715) 835-5915
Kenosha – (262) 652-5522
Madison – (608) 221-3511
Marshfield – (715) 387-2729
Milwaukee – (414) 292-4242
Racine – (262) 633-3591
Stevens Point – (715) 341-6672
Wausau – (715) 848-1457