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Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Online mental health resources

Deaf Counseling Center is a Deaf-owned and operated psychotherapy and consulting practice staffed by Deaf licensed professional therapists. They specialize in working with Deaf people and their families and are committed to:

  • Providing safe, confidential, and non-judgmental therapeutic services;
  • Creating a culturally sensitive counseling environment for Deaf clients and their families;
  • Ensuring effective communication through American Sign Language;
  • Enhancing lives through empowerment and positive change.

If you are aware of any mental health, behavioral health or addiction service providers who can sign and are licensed to work in Wisconsin, please contact ODHH.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline network of crisis centers offers many services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing or who have hearing loss, including veterans.

Wisconsin mental health resources

Journey Within Christian Counseling
Domaz Wellington, MA, LPC, MFT-IT, CRC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Liberty Park Place
11414 West Park Place
Milwaukee, WI 53224
262-846-5882 (Voice)

Katy Hagmeyer, MSW
Wisconsin Licensed Therapist
414-312-4736 (Videophone)

Kettle Moraine Counseling
Connie Eller, M.S., L.P.C
Child Therapist
W177 N9856 Rivercrest Drive, Suite 112
Germantown, WI 53022
414-335-2741 (Voice/Text)

Natural Wisdom Counseling, LLC
Jessica Dallman, MA LPC NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
701-870-0022 (Voice)
608-581-9566 (Videophone)

If you or your agency work with people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind and want to be added to the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) website, please send your information to

Resources for providers

Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD/MH)

SUD/MH is a statewide project focused on improving substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health (MH) services for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind in Wisconsin has been established. The program grant originates with the State of Wisconsin and is directed by the Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers which contracts with IndependenceFirst, the Independent Living Center in Milwaukee to provide these trainings.

SUD/MH presentations and resources will be provided for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind, as well as technical assistance and training for SUD/MH treatment providers. A complimentary educational presentation to you and your staff regarding how to work with and become accessible to people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind with SUD/MH issues, so they may fully participate in the services you offer.

Please use the contact information to provide possible dates and times to schedule a free professional development opportunity for your organization. Sign language interpreters for the trainings are paid for through the grant.

For more information, contact Denise Johnson, Wisconsin Statewide Project Coordinator Substance Use Disorder/Mental Health Services for Persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind or Hard of Hearing
414-291-7520 (V/TTY), 414-937-5910 (V/VP).

Last revised August 31, 2023