Lower Merion Counseling Services has been providing a broad range of mental health and substance abuse services for over 40 years. Lower Merion Counseling Services offers help to people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. We provide services in a responsive and respectful manner with sensitivity to issues of gender, ethnicity, culture and sexual identity. LMCS strives to educate ourselves, people who participate in our services and our community about mental illness and substance abuse, and the hopeful possibilities of treatment and recovery. We support people to maximize independent living and improve the quality of their life through community-based treatment. Our staff includes psychiatrists, clinical social workers, psychologists, family therapists, and other mental health professionals.
Insurance: We accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Bravo, AARP, Medicaid plans, and several other plans. We also accept self-pay. Montgomery County residents may qualify for financial assistance.
Services: We are licensed by the State of Pennsylvania as an Out Patient Mental Health Center. We are also licensed to provide Drug and Alcohol services., as well as:
- Individual therapy
- Family Therapy
- Couples Therapy
- Children’s therapy
- Therapy for teens
- Medication management
- Psychiatric Evaluation
- Drug and Alcohol therapy
- DUI therapy
LMCS client David Block wins RHD's Barbara Foust Award at Values Day 2014
Recovery Coaching: Recovery coaches support people in making positive changes in many ways. Recovery coaches help people coming home from treatment to avoid relapse, build community support for mental health and substance abuse recovery, or work on life goals not related to addiction such as relationships, work, education etc. Recovery coaching is action oriented with an emphasis on improving present life and reaching goals for the future.
Certified Peer Specialists: Peer specialists are people in recovery who with individuals to help develop and implement a personal recovery plan to recover from the symptoms of mental illness and/or substance abuse
Administrative Case Management: Our case manager works to help residents of Montgomery County link to services with community agencies, hospitals and government services.
Student Assistance Program: We provide private consultation with staff and students in the Lower Merion School District in agreement with their Student Assistance Program.