Walter R. Brooker Community Counseling Center

Outpatient counseling center for youth and families, offering individual, group, and family behavioral health counseling, in multiple programs, on the Oesterlen campus and on-site in area schools.

    Overview

    Services available through the Community Counseling Center include:

    • Individual counseling for youth
    • Family counseling
    • Psychiatric consultation services
    • Infant/toddler mental health services
    • Group counseling
    • Juvenile sex offender (JSO) treatment

    Individual and Family Counseling

    Oesterlen's Brooker Community Counseling Center provides individual and family counseling to youth ages 0-18 (up to 22 if in school). Our counseling program has a staff of fully licensed clinicians with a wide range of expertise in children's mental health issues.

    Particular areas of staff expertise include the following:

    • Trauma-informed treatment
    • Attention deficit disorders
    • Childhood and adolescent behavior disorders
    • Post traumatic stress disorders, including treatment for sexual abuse survivors
    • Depressive disorders
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Social skills enhancement
    • Parenting skill enhancement
    • Juvenile sexual offender treatment

    Oesterlen provides specialized treatment for infants, toddlers, and their parents. This treatment addresses emotional difficulties experienced by either the child or the parent and the bond between child and parent.

    Group Counseling

    Group Counseling Services include specialized treatment groups for common youth mental health issues, including the following:

    • Social Skills Development
    • Friendship Skills Development
    • Teen Girls' Issues
    • Attention Deficit (ADD/ADHD)
    • Survivors of Trauma
    • Golden Opportunity at Life (GOAL)

    Psychiatric Consultation

    Oesterlen's staff includes a consulting psychiatrist who is available to provide services for Oesterlen counseling clients.

    Juvenile Sex Offenders (JSO) Youth with Sexually Abusive Behaviors (SAB)

    Oesterlen's Brooker Community Counseling Center also offers a well-respected JSO/SAB Treatment Program.

    The JSO/SAB treatment staff works closely with local juvenile courts and other system providers, including area schools, children's services agencies, and foster care programs.

    Refer a Child to Our Program

    For referral information and appointment information, contact us:

    Send Inquiry or Referral

    or call (937) 398-0241.

    Direct referrals by parents or professional staff are welcome.