"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."

— Viktor E. Frankl

"The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration, which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results."

— Carl Jung

"A failure is not always a mistake- it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying."

— B. F. Skinner

"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family."

— Virginia Satir

"But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication."

— Abraham Maslow


KPCS offers mental health counseling services for individuals, couples, and families of all ages. Services are confidential; these rights to client confidentiality are further explained in the KPCS Client Informed Consent document located on the Forms page. KPCS strives to maintain a therapeutic environment in which client-specific needs and personality are addressed by eclectic theoretical practice. Please view the information below regarding services for Individuals, Couples, Families, and Children/Adolescents.


Individual therapy consists of one-on-one interaction with a mental health provider. KPCS feels that counseling requires a collaborative effort between the provider and client, and the client must work to follow through with treatment recommendations.

A few reasons to explore mental health services as an individual:

  • Anger/Aggression
  • Artist’s block
  • Choosing a career path
  • Conflict with family or peers
  • Coping with major illness
  • Difficulty maintaining diet/exercise
  • Difficulty maintaining relationships
  • Feeling overwhelmed/stressed
  • Feelings of sadness/despair
  • Inability to focus
  • Large increase or decrease in appetite
  • Living/Interacting with the mentally ill
  • Grief/Loss of a loved one
  • Loss of employment
  • Memory Loss
  • Memory Loss
  • Mood swings
  • Sports injury
  • Trauma
  • Unresolved past issues
  • Victim/Instigator of bullying
  • Victim/Instigator of domestic violence
  • Writer’s block


Families/Couples may seek mental health treatment to add structure and stability to their family unit/relationship. KPCS will assist the family/couple in reducing conflict in increasing positive communication.

A few reasons to explore mental health services as a family or couple:

  • Abuse within the relationship
  • Child abuse/neglect
  • Child’s behavior
  • Conflict within the family
  • Conflict within the relationship
  • Domestic Violence
  • Intense family arguments
  • Lack of communication
  • Living/Interacting with the mentally ill
  • Loss of a family member
  • Marital problems
  • Parent-child relationship problems
  • Sibling conflict/arguing


Children and adolescents may participate in mental health services with appropriate parental/guardian consent. KPCS incorporates techniques from art therapy and play therapy when counseling younger children to assist in revealing patterns of conflict, personality, behavior and thought.

A few reasons to explore mental health services for your child/teen:

  • Abuse/History of abuse
  • Anger/Aggression
  • Conflict with parents/guardian
  • Conflict with peers
  • Conflict with siblings
  • Feelings of sadness
  • Frequent outbursts
  • Hyperactivity
  • Inability to focus
  • Inappropriate/odd sexual behavior
  • Problems in school
  • Significant change in mood/demeanor
  • Victim/Instigator of bullying