Through the counseling program at Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM), we provide a safe place of acceptance, compassion, and non-judgment in order to deal with the issues that affect growth in each individual. 

 

Collaboration between client and therapist is key as we join together in the struggle, change, and growth. 

Coronavirus & Your Mental Health

Counselors recommend a plan to manage the anxiety and fear produced by this virus as follows:

 

  • Learn the facts about COVID – 19

  • Identify where your anxiety is coming from

  • Avoid blaming or shaming others (we’re all in it together)

  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help, Identify your resources

  • Social distance is recommended but stay in touch with one another (connect via social media)

  • Be kind to yourself and to others (self-care and self-compassion)

Coronavirus y Su Salud Mental

Los consejeros recomiendan el siguiente plan para manejar la ansiedad y el miedo producidos por este virus:

 

  • Conoce los hechos sobre COVID - 19

  • Identifica de dónde proviene su ansiedad

  • Evita culpar o avergonzar a otros (todos estamos juntos en esto)

  • No tengas miedo de pedir ayuda, identifica tus recursos

  • Se recomienda la distancia social, pero manténte en contacto con otros (conéctate a través de las redes sociales)

  • Sé amable contigo mismo y con los demás (autocuidado y autocompasión)

For more information on managing your anxiety on COVID-19 click on the following links:

Para obtener más información sobre cómo controlar la ansiedad producida por el COVID-19, haz clic en los siguientes enlaces:

Meet Our Counselors 

If you are interested in learning more about MAM Counseling Services, or would like to make an appointment, please contact one of our counselors below, or visit the front desk in the MAM Services Area

Our Services & Approach

Services Include:
  • Individual Counseling

  • Family Counseling    

  • Counseling for Children & Adolescents

We can help with:
  • Depression

  • Anxiety  

  • Trauma    

  • Parenting Skills     

  • Behavior Issues  

  • Coping Skills     

  • Grief & Loss

Treatment Approach:
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Brief Solution Focus Therapy

  • Behavior Modification Management

  • Play Therapy

  • Expressive-Arts Therapy

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Eduardo Molina, M.S., LPC
Program Manager,

Mental Health Services

346-415-6153

(English and Spanish)

I am a licensed professional counselor with seven (plus) years of experience working with the general public and eight years of experience as a school counselor in public education. My experience ranges from young children (minimum 6 y/o) to adults (maximum 60 years old). I find it rewarding to work with adults living with symptoms of chronic or situational anxiety and / or depression. I have effectively treated clients dealing with feelings of anxiety, depression, life changes (transitions), grief and loss, victims of crime or abuse, relationship problems, trauma, anger management, and parenting issues.

 

My strongest traits are listening, giving supportive feedback, and empathy. My "go to" theoretical counseling approaches with clients include solution-focused counseling, mind-body medicine, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing.

 

Seeking help and guidance for change is already progress towards a happier future. I am happy to work with you and look forward to the incredible growth we can make together.

 

Soy un consejero profesional con licencia con siete años (más) de experiencia trabajando con el público en general y ocho años de experiencia como consejero escolar en educación pública. Mi experiencia abarca desde niños pequeños (mínimo 6 años) hasta adultos (máximo 60 años). Me resulta gratificante trabajar con adultos que viven con síntomas de ansiedad y / o depresión crónica o situacional. He tratado eficazmente a clientes que manejan sentimientos de ansiedad, depresión, cambios (transiciones) en la vida, dolor y pérdida, víctimas de delitos o abusos, problemas de relación, trauma, anger management y problemas de crianza.

 

Mis rasgos más fuertes son escuchar, brindar comentarios de apoyo y empatía. Mis enfoques de asesoramiento teórico "ir a" con mis clientes incluyen asesoramiento centrado en soluciones, medicina de cuerpo y mente, terapia conductual cognitiva centrada en el trauma y entrevistas motivacionales.

 

El buscar ayuda y orientación para el cambio ya es un progreso hacia un futuro más feliz. Estoy feliz de trabajar con ustedes y espero el increíble crecimiento que podemos hacer juntos.

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Elena Haak

Mental Health

Counselor

346-415-6163

(English and Spanish)

Elena Haak is a family therapist born and raised in South America. Her professional interests revolve around trauma, attachment, emotional needs and how these affect the individual, his/her family, and the community at large.  

Elena holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the university of Saint Thomas, and a master’s degree in psychology from Our Lady of The Lake University. 

Elena is married and has three children. Her favorite activities are reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. She speaks English and Spanish.

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Ali Solgi, LCDC-I

Mental Health

Counselor

346-415-6250

(English and Farsi)

Ali Solgi LCDC-I (Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern) is a graduate student working toward the completion of a master’s degree in Professional Counseling with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  He provides counseling services to adults in a family or individual setting.  Mr. Ali’s counseling approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Motivational Interview, and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT).  Specialties include life skills, anxiety, PTSD and crisis intervention, substance use disorder counseling, and relationships problem. 


Ali also has a Master's degree in Family counseling from Iran,Tehran. He was providing family counseling and individual counseling in Tehran. He speaks English and Farsi.

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