Ella White Elementary – Alpena
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.
Ellen Zempel, LLMSW
Ellen Zempel, LLMSW graduated from Michigan State University with a Masters of Clinical Social Work. Areas of professional interests and strengths include Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Play Therapy, child development and, children and family issues
- 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
Hours of OperationAvailable 5 days per week during school hours throughout the school calendar
For urgent after-hours behavioral health needs go to the nearest ER or dial 911
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.