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Christine Buxton, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2635 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Everyone needs someone to talk to sometimes. Life can be challenging. Let me help you in your journey by providing the professional support, tools, and techniques that empower you to move forward in your life. Whether you are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression,

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Related Sites:
City of Idaho Falls
Idaho Counseling Association

Therapy Idaho Falls, ID

Counseling The Numbered Streets, Historic Downtown, West Side, Ammon, Lincoln, Orvin, Iona, Osgood, Woodville, Mitchell, Shelley

Idaho Falls is the largest city in the eastern half of the state and a virtual mecca of family friendly fun. The whole gang will want to be sure to catch the African penguins, peacocks and other wildlife at the Tautphaus Zoo. Home to over 400 species of animals and a number of kid friendly attractions, everyone is sure to have a great time.1 Or, mothers will adore taking the children to see a show at the renovated 1890s style Colonial Theatre. For a day of outdoor recreation, pack a picnic lunch and spend the day at Eagle Pointe Park. Or, if you'd rather stay indoors, go see a show at Movie World. Fathers will have a blast with their teenagers and younger children at Blast Off, a family entertainment center featuring mini golf, arcade games, playgrounds and indoor rock climbing. Inside or out, the whole lot of you will have a great time in Idaho Falls.

Mental Health in Idaho Falls

CLUB Inc. is an Idaho Falls agency that provides support services for individuals living with a mental illness or addiction. Their wraparound services seek to meet each individual's mental health, social, housing and employment needs. Emergency housing is available for homeless individuals. Support services assist each person in identifying any mental health issues so appropriate referrals can be made to find the help they require to get better. Additionally, the agency's clothes closet provides professional business wear for individuals to borrow for job interviews. To find out more, call CLUB Inc. at 208-529-4673.2

The mentally ill and developmentally disabled can require supportive programs in order to achieve their maximum level of functioning. To support these individuals in their journey to self-sufficiency and healthy living, the Development Workshop provides a variety of training and employment solutions, from computer and office skills training to job placement services to general life skills courses that maximizes each person's independence. Volunteers will help individuals create a resume, attend job interviews and even provide on-the-job training assistance. By promoting economic self-sufficiency, the agency also facilitates social and emotional growth, as well as improved mental health. For further details, call 208-524-1550.3

Current Education

The Eastern Idaho Action Community Partnership offers various educational programs aimed at improving family functioning, strengthening family bonds, and facilitating academic and intellectual growth. Grandparents who serve as the primary care provider of their grandchildren can enroll in courses to learn about parenting today's teens, common emotional issues children encounter, and school-based issues such as cyberbullying. Support groups are also available to provide further resources to grandparents.4 Adults who wish to enhance their ability to obtain employment or who seek to improve themselves can receive G.E.D. support and tutoring. Volunteer teachers are available each week to assist individuals in preparing for reading, writing, math, social studies and science subject matter on the G.E.D. exam. Contact the Eastern Idaho Action Community Partnership at 208-523-6413 for additional information.5


References

1. City of Idaho Falls. (2017). Idaho Zoo at Tautphaus Park. Retrieved from http://www.idahofallsidaho.gov/city/city-departments/parks-recreation/parks-recreation-zoo.html.
2. CLUB Inc. (2009). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.clubinc.org/.
3. Development Workshop. (2017). Training and Employment Solutions. Retrieved from http://www.dwinc.org/wordpress/?page_id=160.
4. Eastern Idaho Action Community Partnership. (2017). Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Retrieved from http://www.eicap.org/programs/content-pages/grg.
5. Eastern Idaho Action Community Partnership. (2017). GED Tutoring. Retrieved from http://www.eicap.org/programs/content-pages/ged.

Idaho Falls is located in Bonneville County, Idaho. It has a land area of 22.69 square miles and a water area of 0.44 square miles.  The population of Idaho Falls is 59,184 people with 20,945 households and a median annual income of $44,580. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Idaho Falls is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Idaho Falls are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more.