Counseling in Manitowoc, WI. Find the Right Therapist.

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Barbara Stohl, LCSW, LMFT

Barbara Stohl, LCSW, LMFT

Lic. Clinical Social Worker/Lic. Marriage & Family Therapist

115 E WALDO BLVD, MANITOWOC, Wisconsin 54220 | 920-682-1131

I have over 30 years of counseling experience with individuals, couples and families. I offer compassionate care to address chronic mental/physical health conditions, couple/marriage counseling, grief/beveavement, family distress & adjustmemt to unexpected life changes.

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Therapy Manitowoc, WI

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Manitowoc is a medium-sized city located on the shores of Lake Michigan. The area is rich in history. Originally the home of the Anishinaabe Indians, it was increasingly settled by white immigrants throughout the early to mid-1800s. Eventually the area became a Wisconsin county in 1838. Large groups of Germans settled the area, as well as people immigrating from Canada, Norway, and Britain. Manitowoc's economy was based on the shipbuilding industry, and provided many craft for sailing Lake Michigan and the St. Lawrence River.1

Mental Health in Manitowoc

Alcohol and drug addiction is a significant issue for many Americans and citizens in Manitowoc are no exception. Each year, hundreds of people are admitted to local hospitals for alcohol and drug related problems.2 To help residents of Manitowoc recover, Kettle Moraine Area Narcotics Anonymous holds several meetings each week at various locations throughout the city. Meetings are open to everyone and are offered free of charge. The meetings provide peer support as members strive to live a clean life. For information regarding meeting times and locations, visit their website.3

Various non-profit organizations in Manitowoc provide programs for individuals who are struggling with a mental health issue. One such organization is the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). It is a grassroots health organization that provides services, treatments, and support to the mentally ill and those who care for them. NAMI also engages in programs to spread awareness about mental illness in the community. For further details, call the Manitowoc office at 920-684-3998.4

Current Initiatives

Along with observing May as Mental Health Awareness Month, the government of Wisconsin has proposed $28.9 million in mental health treatment funding. The next largest investment is $10.2 million for Comprehensive Community Services, and then $3.7 million will be allocated to Coordinated Service Teams in order to treat children with behavioral issues. Along with these considerations, Wisconsin's Initiative for Stigma Elimination (WISE), seeks to raise awareness about mental health issues and also to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.5


1. City Data. (2017). Manitowoc, WI. Retrieved from
2. Wisconsin Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Use. (2016). Consequences of Alcohol Consumption. Retrieved from
3. Kettle Moraine Area Narcotics Anonymous. (2017). About Us Retrieved from
4. National Alliance on Mental Illness. (2017). Manitowoc, WI. Retrieved from
5. Wisconsin State Legislature. (2017). Mental Awareness Month. Retrieved from,%202013.aspx

Manitowoc is located in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. It has a land area of 17.79 square miles and a water area of 0.37 square miles.  The population of Manitowoc is 33,010 people with 14,659 households and a median annual income of $40,076. .

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Manitowoc is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Manitowoc 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Manitowoc public health department.