Family Counseling Advisory Committee


  • 9 a.m.
  • 3rd Monday of every month
  • High Plains Community Center


  • Joan Cretella, Director of Community Services Dept.
  • John P. McGill
  • Marianne Miller
  • Patricia Miller

  • Barbara DiMauro, Bridges CEO
  • Michael Kosh, OPD Representative
  • Diane Downey, School Counselor

An Expert, Dedicated Team

Orange Family Counseling is staffed by administrative and professional personnel from Bridges who are dedicated to providing programs that are conducted with care and professionalism. Licensed clinicians offer services on-site in Orange as well as at our central location in Milford.

Strict confidentiality of client information is assured. Staff specialists available to Orange.

Family Services

  • Case Managers
  • Early Child Development Specialists
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Nurses
  • Psychiatric Social Workers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Residential Case Managers
  • Social Rehabilitation Facilitators
  • Vocational Counselors

Services for Children & Families

Families whose children (infancy to 18 years) are experiencing emotional and/or developmental problems receive expert help from high trained professionals. The agency emphasizes working with the entire family and actively involving parents.

  • Children's Emergency Mobile Service
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Family Preservation and Reunification
  • Prevention and Education
  • Psychiatric Consultation
  • Treatment
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy
    • Medication
    • Parent Counseling
    • Play Therapy for Children
    • Psychotherapy

Services for Adults

Bridges and Orange Family Counseling offer a continuum of services for adults:
  • Counseling for stress and job-related issues
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment for emotional and psychiatric problems
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Therapy
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Marital and individual counseling
  • Medication
  • Mobile Crisis Service

Community Support Services

Specialized services are also offered for adults suffering from severe and prolonged mental illness:
  • Acquired Brain Injury Assessment
  • Assertive Community Treatment
  • Case Management Services
    • Assisting in securing and coordinating needed resources
  • Social Rehabilitation Services
    • Linking individuals to community, social, educational and recreational resources
  • Vocational Services
    • Including vocational assessment and job placement

Drug & Alcohol Services

Services include:
  • Screening, evaluation, treatment and referral for all ages
  • Adolescent Incentive Outpatient program

Special Support & Self-Help Groups

  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Bereavement
  • Families
  • Mental Illness
  • Parenting
  • Young Adult Services