Chris Ross Provides Mental Health Rehabilitation in Bemidji Area

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Chris Ross recently joined the Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) team in Bemidji.  He has spent the last 25 years supporting people in the Bemidji area.  Chris received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Cloud State University in Psychology. He has spent most of his career working with children, teens and families in a wide variety of multi-cultural settings, on mental health and behavioral issues.

Chris Ross believes in building strong relationships with his clients and community organizations to provide the best possible outcomes for success with the people he supports. He looks forward to having an opportunity to work with you or your loved ones.

ARMHS is a program that provides mental health rehabilitation to people with mental health diagnoses including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, major depression, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and other serious mental illnesses.  ARMHS Practitioners meet with people in their homes and communities and teach skills for managing the symptoms and challenges of mental illness.  ARMHS services through Lake Country Associates do not require a diagnosis of Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), but functional impairments the person is experiencing must be directly related to their mental health.

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Our counselor wanted to meet our entire family to find out how to better help our son.  She offered lots of suggestions and things to help us in the long term.

I love the comfortable feel in the office.

Location is great and the staff is excellent with customer service.  Therapy is also professional and comfortable.

The staff members are always well informed and ready to help/answer questions.

Easy to work with.  You can tell they genuinely care about their clients.

My therapist understands my child's needs and listens.

Meeting with my therapist has been making my life and relationships a lot less stressful.

Greatly appreciate having the option of Christian Counseling and being able to filter issues through that lens!

My counselor helps me out when I need it most.  I can always count on them to say the right things, even when I don't want to hear it.

I'm so appreciative of my therapist's knowledge, skill and understanding.

My therapist is a life saver! :-)

Easy to get to.  Very friendly people willing to help.

Everyone was very helpful.  I'm glad I called to get help!

I am so thankful I was directed here!

I love coming to LCA.  Everybody is so friendly and make you feel so much better.

The receptionist staff have been amazing.  They are friendly and caring.  You can tell they enjoy their job.

Quick and easy to get an appointment.  Friendly, helpful staff.

Listens to both my child and me.  Getting us through some very difficult times with care and compassion.

I like that the staff are flexible with scheduling.

Therapy at LCA has helped my progress immensely!

I have a great therapist.  I appreciate her assistance!

Her thoughtfulness and her knowledge of helping people with depression is what I need to achieve my goals!

Easy to work with.  Made me feel comfortable!

I always feel that my therapist is listening to what I have to say and helping me come up with practical ways to deal with things.

Good location, feels very professional and confidential!

My therapist is great!  Of all the therapists we've had over the years, she understands our family and kids the best.  Very helpful!

It is a very comfortable atmosphere.  Everyone is flexible and understanding!

The staff have good attitudes and open minds.

They gave me hope for the future.  Life saving.

They matched me with the perfect therapist!

My son and daughter are making steps toward our family goals!

You are all warm, welcoming and so very helpful!  Thank you!!

The front desk staff had a positive attitude and was patient with me.

I had a person to talk with about my problems and my problems are getting better.

My ARMHS staff is awesome!  She has helped me make progress in many areas of my life.  I have better relationships now.

I appreciated being treated normally, even though I was getting help with a difficult situation.

The appointment times work well with my schedule.  My children get along well with their therapists.

Friendly and helpful atmosphere.  Feel at ease walking in.

When we come in for an appointment, the reception staff always has a friendly smile on her face.

Very welcoming place.  We love our therapist!

The receptionist knew my name after the second visit...very friendly!

My children's counselors are awesome.  I've seen huge progress in both my kids.

My child's therapist is awesome!  So helpful and relates well to the whole family.

Talking with my therapist is helping, instead of holding it all in.

All the staff were friendly and helpful.  They answered all my questions.

They work with your schedule and do whatever they can to help you.

I found scheduling flexible to my needs.

They were open to my opinion of which counselor I see.

She's thinking through things with me instead of just giving directions.  It shows that she cares.

I appreciate the text/phone reminders.

My therapist was very, very kind and is an awesome problem solver.

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218-444-2233

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218-564-9229

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