CMMC offers professional and confidential mental health services within our Behavioral Health Department. We offer LCSW and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to offer counseling for individuals, groups and families across the lifespan.

The Behavioral Health Department’s mental health services can help you discover workable solutions to the problems that affect you and your family’s health and well-being. Our counseling services provide timely and cost-effective assistance for people who need counseling and personal or family support through our mental health professionals and our Care Coordinators.

For those who live in rural communities or are unable to attend all sessions in person, our mental health professionals provide Telemedicine as well. Through interactive video conferencing equipment, mental health professionals can see and talk to clients from across the miles.

Department Contact
  • Scheduling: 535-1515
Eli Karinen, LCSW
Care Coordinator

Eli Karinen, LCSW provides individual and family therapy services to adults, adolescents, and children at Central Montana Medical Center. He studied at The Evergreen State College and the University of Montana where he earned his Masters of Social Work degree in 2013. He joined CMMC in 2017. He specializes in trauma, recovery, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, lifestyle and identity issues, and fitness and wellness. He provides a dynamic therapy experience rooted in evidence based practice with a client centered approach.