Maumee Valley Guidance Center

Maumee Valley Guidance Center

Enhancing the quality of life for those we serve.

Individual Therapy

Outpatient Therapy

Highly trained Masters Level Clinicians are available to provide therapy for most problems or mental illness. Types of therapy include:

      *Individual    *Children

*Family         *Marital/Couples

*Grief           *Trauma

*Divorce       *Short-term


Home-based Therapy

The same services as Outpatient but offered as an alternative for clients who prefer to meet in the comfort of their own home, or for clients who have transportation issues. 


Psychiatry & Medication Management

We have experienced Psychiatrist & APRNs on staff to assist both youth & adult clients living with depression, anxiety or severe & persistent mental illness. Psychiatric medication evaluation & management services are offered.


Group Therapy 

Dual Diagnosis Group

A 21 week group specifically for individuals with a mental health diagnosis & alcohol/substance use disorders that meets clients at their level of change. Clients must agree to maintain sobriety for the length of the program.

Seeking Safety

A 26 week group which uses an evidence-based, present-focused counseling model to help people attain safety from trauma and/or substance use disorder.


Anger Management

Adult group for any individual experiencing issues with anger, domestic violence and/or substance use. A minimum of 21 sessions led by Masters Level Clinician teaches anger management skills, Pre & Post-tests are used to ensure that the skills are learned & practiced.




Local Area Response Team

Critical Incident Stress Management

The CISM Team responds to near-fatal or fatal disasters in the Four County area. Disasters can range from an accident at a workplace to a severe weather event that claimed lives. The team assists traumatized individuals learn about stress reactions & self-care, express emotions and share their experience.

Supportive Programs

Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment

Case Management services for youth & adults living with severe mental or behavioral issues. The goal is for the individual to be able to remain independently functioning in the community. Case Managers are on-call 24 hours.


Supportive Services for Veterans Families 

SSVF program provides eligible veterans with a range of supportive services including case management, assistance accessing VA and mainstream benefits, short-term temporary financial assistance and housing search/ placement assistance. The goal is to improve the housing stability of very low income veteran families.


Clubhouse Service

The program is designed to support the client’s desire & goal to remain active in the natural community environment. A supportive environment of staff & clients is created to provide clients with daily living skills, wellness activities & daily socialization opportunities.






Prevention Programs

Healthy Ideas

A national, evidence based program with measurable results that helps to reduce the severity of depression in older adults. This program offers depression screenings & education and helps participants to be better able to recognize and self-treat early symptoms of depression while improving well-being & reducing physical pain symptoms.

School Based Prevention Programs

Signs of Suicide (SOS)

The SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (SOS) is a universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program offered to all middle and high schools in the four county area.


Incredible Years

The Incredible Years® child training programs use dinosaur-themed materials and life-size puppets to engage children and strengthen social, emotional, and academic skills. The program is offered to all Pre-K through 1st grade classes in the four county area.



Prevention Trainings & Community Awareness

Mental Health First Aid & Youth Mental Health First Aid courses are offered to all Four County area residents, agencies and employers. This evidence based course helps people identify, understand and respond appropriately to mental health issues.






Service Locations


Defiance       211 Biede Ave. Defiance OH 43512                                419-782-8856 / Fax 419-784-4506              MWF 8 am – 5 pm; TTh 8 am – 8 pm

Bryan             910 E. Maple St. Bryan OH 43506                                   419-636-2932 / Fax 419-636-1982              MThF 8 am – 5 pm; TW 8 am – 8 pm

Napoleon      1325 Woodlawn Ave. Napoleon OH 43545                  419-592-5981 / Fax 419-592-4522              Weekdays 8 am – 5 pm

Wauseon       222 Depot St. Wauseon OH 43567                                  419-337-5941 / Fax 419-337-6439              Weekdays 8 am – 5 pm

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