Counseling Center

Helping refugees overcome the losses and trauma of the past, deal successfully with resettlement stressors, and utilize their strengths and new skills on the journey of positive adjustment, growth, and wellbeing. 

Mental Health Services:

Individual, Group, and Family Counseling offers an approach to healing that is strengths-based, individualized, and comprehensive. Crisis intervention is the underlying goal. Counseling is tailored for cultural appropriateness and incorporates best practice models to treat depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and other hardships related to the refugee experience.

Psychiatric Services provide on-site psychiatric evaluations and the monitoring of prescribed medication.

Cultural Adjustment Groups focus on empowering members, developing leaders and strengthening communities to deal with current adjustment issues. Groups are organized by specific populations or needs to best facilitate the learning process.

Senior Services

Bright Ideas addresses the multiple learning challenges specific to elderly immigrants and offers the opportunity to gain the literary and communications skills needed for self-sufficiency, U.S. citizenship, and civic engagement.

Intensive Adjustment Counseling focuses on case advocacy and support to assess the needs of elderly refugees and link them to services and benefits for the aging. The goal is to support their adjustment and independence within the community.

Gardening Projects provide multiple healing effects and cultivate a sense of belonging and purpose as elderly refugee work the land and benefit from the fruits of their labor.

For More Information:

Liliana Popovic, Counseling Center Director
(630) 462 -7566 x1013 | lpopovic@wr.org