Community Referral for Counseling

Counseling Agencies

Klamath County Mental Health: 882-7291.  Access Center, 705 Washburn Way.  Assessment, treatment and referral.  Short term counseling.  Long term counseling is referred to Lutheran Community Services.  Walk-in hours 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Accepts Oregon Health Plan and other insurances, sliding scale.  For individuals 19 and over.

Klamath Youth Development Center: 883-1030.  2210 Eldorado Avenue (in the Mabel Liskey Henzel Pavilion).  Individual and family counseling involving or impacting a child or adolescent.  Accepts Oregon Health Plan and other insurances, sliding scale.  For individuals under 19.

Lutheran Community Services: 883-3471. 2545 Eldorado.  Alcohol and drug assessment and treatment.  Mon.-Thurs. 8:30a.m. to 6:00p.m. Friday, 8:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Individual and family counseling available.  Accepts Oregon Health Plan and other insurances, sliding scale.

Counseling Practitioners

Big Sage Counseling, Charlie Lomas, MS, MA, LPC. 273-2664.  Accepts insurance; sliding scale.

Vard Miller, MSW.  882-0756.  905 Main St., Suite 607.  PTSD, Veterans and general caseload.  Accepts insurance, sliding scale.

Cynthia Bourgeaux, LCSW and Peggy Skillen, LCSW.  882-7111.  501 Main St., Suite 201.  Individual and couples counseling.  Accepts Medicare and other insurances, accepts some EAP programs, no sliding scale.

Amy Ross, PsyD.  891-0897.  905 Main St., Suite 209.  Sexual trauma, family therapy, couple's therapy, child and adolescent therapy.  Sliding scale, accepts some private insurance.

Jeanette Rutherford, MA.  850-4747.  905 Main St., Suite 209.  Family/Divorce mediation for self referred and court-referred families.  Individual and family counseling.  Sliding scale, does not accept insurance.

Gabe Gomez, MS.  331-9630.  905 Main St., Suite 209.  Counseling for children and families.  Sliding scale, does not accept insurance.

Peter Calvo, PsyD.  850-9225.  905 Main St., Suite 211.  Licensed Clinical Psychologist.  Accepts most insurance, fee negotiation available.

 

Psychiatric Services

Klamath County Mental Health:  882-7291.  Access Center, 705 Washburn Way.  Long term medication management.  Walk-in hours 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. Mon-Fri.  Accepts Oregon Health Plan and other insurances, sliding scale.  For individuals 19 and over.

Klamath Youth Development Center:  883-1030.  2210 Eldorado Avenue (in the Mabel Liskey Henzel Pavilion).  Psychiatric evaluation and medication services for children and adolescents.  Accepts Oregon Health Plan, private insurance, financial waiver, sliding scale.  For individuals under 19.

Michael D. Thein, M.D., P.C.  882-3009.  409 Pine St. #308.  Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry.  Patients must pay an evaluation fee up front, and then insurance can be billed.

Russell Shapiro, PMHNP.  880-2756.  2604 Clover Street.  Adults, adolescents and families.  Psychiatric evaluation and medication management.  Most insurance accepted.

Crisis Services

During regular office hours (8-12 & 1-5, M-F) Counseling and Testing Services staff offers crisis appointments on a regular basis to any student who:

    1. Experiences thoughts of wanting to hurt self or others;
    2. Is unable to function;
    3. Experiences the loss of a loved one;
    4. Suffers a significant trauma (e.g. rape, assault, etc.)

Should your condition worsen so that your concerns match one of these crisis areas, please contact us as soon as possible. 

For 24-hour assistance for all crises, you may call 911 (5-0911 on campus).  Or contact:

  • The Klamath Crisis Center at 884-0390 (8-5, M-F) or 1-800-452-3669 (24-hours, 7 days a week);
  • You may also contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255);
  • Or go directly to the emergency room at Merle West Medical Center.