The Sacopee Valley Health Center has been providing mental health services for children, teens and adults since the 1980’s.
We accept most insurances and our Sliding Fee Discount can be used for these services.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MAT Program Coordinator
Daniel recently joined the health center as our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program Coordinator. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Plymouth State University in 2006. Mr. Bell worked for a period in the corporate world but found a true calling in the helping professions. He then enrolled at Southern Maine Community College where he became a certified alcohol and drug counselor. To be more effective at helping a variety of individuals Daniel enrolled at the University of New England where he obtained a Master’s in Social Work in December of 2016. Daniel has worked in many different capacities in the mental health field including case management, residential, and outpatient treatment. Mr. Bell is a passionate advocate for individuals suffering from substance use disorders, has written grants, and has offered testimony at the state level. Mr. Bell is honored to be of service to the individuals at SVHC.
In his spare time Daniel enjoys exercising, both cardio and strength training, playing golf, fishing, and going to the beach.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Director of Allied Health Services
In addition to her other duties as the Health Center’s Director of Allied Health Services; Marty is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). She provides both individual and group counseling to adolescents and adults. Marty received her undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University and her Master’s degree from Suffolk University. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marty is also a Licensed Social Worker. She has been providing services at the Health Center since 1990.
Clinical Psychologist, Director of Mental Health Services
Dr. Krebs is a Clinical Psychologist who practices three days per week at the Health Center. He has been providing services to adults since January 1999. Dr. Krebs received his Doctoral degree from George Washington University and received additional training during internships at New York Hospital and at the National Institute of Mental Health’s St. Elizabeths Hospital. In his work here at SVHC, Dr. Krebs is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of people who are in emotional distress. He works closely with the medical providers in order to ensure that Health Center patients receive the highest quality health care possible.
Dr. Krebs uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in order to help people overcome negative thoughts and reach their full potential. He works with integrated health care which the body and mind are both examined and treated.
Dr. Bates has joined our staff two days a week to provide psychiatry services to children and adolescents. He trained to become a physician at University of New England in Biddeford, Maine and did his psychiatry residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Before medical school, he worked as a lobsterman, carpenter and woodcutter, and then trained to be a paramedic and nurse. When he is not with patients, Dr. Bates enjoys raising animals of all sorts, playing music with his friends and working on his house and barn with his wife and children.
In order to see Dr. Bates, you need to be receiving primary care at SVHC.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Judy joined SVHC in August 2005 as a Health Consultant. In September 2009 she began providing counseling to adults. Judy has been providing individual and group mental health counseling since July 2001. Her experience includes employment as a Case Manger at St. Mary’s Hospital, where as a member of the medical team, she provided individual, group and family therapy for children ages 5-18 and their caregivers. This is the second career for Judy. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Maine where she graduated cum laude in 1999. She received her master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College in May 2001.
Barbara joined our mental health team in August 2011, providing individual counseling for adults and teens as well as couples counseling. Both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work are from the University of Southern Maine. Barbara is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Level II EMDR therapist who works to help people overcome trauma. She is also interested in helping with depression, anxiety, self esteem, loss, and life transitions. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, gardening, reading and spending time with her friends and family.
Tom has been providing individual counseling to children, adolescents and adults at the Health Center since March 2008. His experience includes ten years as a high school social worker and a supervisor at a residential treatment facility for adolescents. He grew up in South Hiram at attended local schools. Tom received both his B.A. in Psychology and Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the University of Southern Maine, and currently is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.). Tom enjoys hiking the White Mountains and can often be found working at the family apple farm.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinician
Christina, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, completed her Master’s Degree at the University of Southern Maine in 2005. Prior to joining our mental health team she provided child and family therapy through evidence-based programs. Her background includes a Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Education and experience in therapeutic wilderness settings as a trip leader, counselor and EMT. Christina also worked in public schools as a special educator. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors in the mountains and along the Maine coast with her family.