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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 licensed professional therapists who are Deaf. They specialize in working with people who are Deaf and their families and are committed to:

  • Providing safe, confidential, and non-judgmental therapeutic services;
  • Creating a culturally sensitive counseling environment for clients who are Deaf 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

Jamie Chapin, LCSW
Deaf Therapist
National Deaf Therapy
Service Area(s): Colorado, Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin
Request Therapy Services Online

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

Connie Eller, MS, LPC
Child Therapist
Kettle Moraine Counseling
W177 N9856 Rivercrest Drive, Suite 112
Germantown, WI 53022
414-335-2741 (Voice/Text)

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

Kimberly Niebler
Deaf Counseling Center
Videophone (main office) 240-380-2577

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

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, email Denise Johnson at, 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 January 26, 2024