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Boosting Workplace and Personal Happiness

Samaritan Clinical Director Dr. Tracy Siebers recently held a brown bag lunch discussion with the Center’s staff.  Tracy shared ways we can increase happiness in our own lives and encourage clients to do the same. “Simply by expressing gratitude, among other small gestures, we can boost our happiness, personally and professionally,” Tracy suggested. Taking this […]


Reducing Poverty Through POINT

POINT (Poverty Outcomes & Improvement Network Team) is an initiative to improve poverty community wide. Thank you to the Basic Needs Giving Partners including the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, J. J. Keller Foundation, Inc., U.S. Venture Open and Oshkosh Area Community Foundation for sponsoring this program.  It’s shifting the culture at Samaritan […]


“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” – Timbuk 3

Posted on by Jill Harp

In the words of outgoing Samaritan Counseling Center Board President Gary Cebulski: Three years ago, if you would have told me that I’d be attending an Appleton Rotary Club meeting, viewing a panel of chief executives discussing questions on ethics, as an extension of a Samaritan-sponsored “Ethics In Business Summit”, I would have considered that […]


Samaritan Counseling, Spirituality and the Healing Connection

Posted on by Jill Harp

Dr. Tracy M. Siebers joined Samaritan Counseling in mid-June in a dual role as new clinical director and therapist. Tracy recently shared how during her 20-plus years of experience in the mental health field she has continuously witnessed the important healing connection between mind, body and spirit in helping individuals, couples, families and organizations function most […]


More About Dr. Tracy Siebers, New Clinical Director and Therapist

Posted on by Jill Harp

Tracy came on board with Samaritan in mid-June. In addition to her clinical director role, Tracy will be offering counseling in both English and Spanish at the Samaritan Center in Menasha. “Samaritan Counseling… is known for integrating spirituality into the counseling process to more effectively promote emotional healing and growth.  It is my strong belief […]


Wellness Screen Stars in re:TH!NK’s July 2016 Video

Winnebago County Public Health’s re:TH!NK program has been a great partner to Samaritan Counseling Center in the recent past. You can feel that partnership in re:TH!NK’s latest video. The video, anchored by Winnebago County public health educator Emily Dieringer (in green), features a segment on Samaritan’s Connected Community Wellness Screen program presented by executive director […]



Westward Ho, Mental Health Ministry?

Samaritan therapist Doug Bisbee and development director Lisa Strandberg were super-excited to meet this morning with Beth Clay, executive director of the NEW Mental Health Connection, and DaNita Carlson, Wood Co. public health educator, to share news of our growing Mental Health Ministry Initiative. DaNita is dreaming about doing similar work in her neck of the […]


Making Mental Wellness A Priority

Samaritan is so proud to be a partner in the Hortonville Area School System’s E3 program. We’re even prouder that the program is featured on the front page of today’s Post-Crescent in an excellent article by Katherine Lymn. Kudos to district administrator Heidi Schmidt for her vision and advocacy for mental wellness among students, and […]


Faith Leaders: Get Great Trauma Training in May

In October, 70 faith leaders learned about the Mental Health Ministry Initiative (MHMI) at a luncheon hosted by LEAVEN. This collaborative effort of Samaritan, NAMI Fox Valley and the NEW Mental Health Connection equips faith leaders to minister effectively and spiritually to mental health needs. On Thurs., May 26, from 8 a.m. to noon, MHMI will continue this important work […]