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Alpena High School and ACES Academy

About this Location

The school based behavioral health program is operated by Alcona Health Center in partnership with Alpena Public Schools. With parental/guardian permission, our licensed behavioral health professionals can provide therapy conveniently located within your child’s school. This allows for ease of access, fewer disruptions of regular routines and less loss of class time. Commercial insurance and Medicaid plans are accepted and we offer an income based sliding fee program. New patients are welcome.


Peggy Krajniak, LLPC

Peggy Krajniak, LLPC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She studied at Western Michigan University and earned a Master Degree in Community Agency and School Counseling. Peggy Krajniak also holds a Certificate in Substance Use Disorder Counseling.

Lisa Lenard, LPC

Lisa Lenard, LPC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She is trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), hypnotherapy, and play therapy. Professional memberships include The Association for Play Therapy, Michigan Association for Play Therapy, EMDR International Association and the American Counseling Association.

Services Provided

  • Behavioral Health
  • Translation/Interpretive Services (for Blind, Deaf and/or Foreign Language Speaking) are Provided if Needed while Accessing Our Services. Please Contact Us in Advance.

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Hours & Contact Info


(989) 356-4049 (Switchboard/Scheduling)

Hours of Operation

Available 5 days per week during school hours.

After Hours

For urgent after-hours behavioral health needs go to the nearest ER or dial 911


FTCA Statement

Alcona Health Center is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility. This health center receives Health and Human Services (HHS) funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health related claims, including medical/dental/behavioral health malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.