The Counseling Service of Addison County is committed to promoting stable and safe communities by helping people live emotionally healthy and satisfying lives. We strive to provide the best mental health, substance abuse, and developmental services to improve the quality of life for all community members. We work collaboratively with community organizations to help individuals and families achieve maximum wellness.
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The Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) is a community mental health center located in Middlebury, Vermont. Since 1959 CSAC has been an integral part of the Addison County Community.
We offer a wide range of professional mental health and developmental services designed to to meet the needs of those seeking help. Using a multi- disciplinary approach, we draw on the expertise of staff trained in developmental services, addiction recovery treatment, psychiatry, mental health counseling, social work, family and child therapy, and employment support.
Our goals are to reduce stigma and to help people live happier, more satisfying and productive lives in their community.
There are great career opportunities at the Counseling Service, and we need talented and caring people like you to fill them. Here you'll find good jobs, outstanding benefits, and a terrific work environment. If you're looking for a job that will allow you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others, check out what CSAC has to offer right here.
Your generous donation, along with those of others like you, helps provide essential services such as Emergency and Crisis services to some of Addison County's most vulnerable people. There are many ways to give, and your gift, regardless of size, will help. Thank you! Donate here.
News & Announcements
How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.
If you’re not sure if donating blood is the right decision for you, check out all the answers to your questions here, and help give life this January.
Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead?
Positivity is key to creating an altruistic lifestyle in the New Year. If you want to start 2017 off on a high note, check out these tips for living a positive life this year.
Legislative Breakfasts Scheduled
The annual series of legislative breakfasts begins on Monday, Feb. 6. These breakfasts present a great opportunity to make your voice heard about what you want the legislature to take up. Below is the schedule.
2/6/17 Grange Hall Rt 22A, Bridport
2/13/17 American Legion, Middlebury
2/18/17 (Saturday) Parish Hall, King St., Vergennes
2/27/17 Town Hall, Whiting
3/4/17 (Saturday) American Legion, Bristol
3/13/17 Pratt Memorial Library, Shoreham
3/20/17 American Legion, Middlebury
3/27/17 Congregational Church, Salisbury
4/3/2017 Grange Hall, Rt 22A, Bridport
Noon Agricultural Luncheon
4/10/17 Congregational Church Weybridge
4/17/17 American Legion, Bristol
4/24/17 Parish Hall, King St. Vergennes
6/5/17 Bridport Grange Rt 22A, Bridport
International visitors at CSAC
We were honored to have Dr. Alberto Fergusson of Columbia http://selfrehabilitation.org/albertofergusson.html along with Pia Jessen and Rieulff Ruud of northern Norway at CSAC this week. Pia and Rieulf have an extensive background with reflecting process and Open Dialogue. They did a day of training and consultation with CSAC on November 30th, and Dec. 1st began 3 days of training with practitioners from around the state as part of the 15 day training entitled the Collaborative Network Approach, sponsored by the Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement and Innovation (VCPI). http://vtcpi.org/