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Choices Treatment Center

Choices is an outpatient treatment and recovery facility committed to helping individuals overcome problems related to gambling, substance abuse, and mental health through a holistic approach so all co-occurring issues may be addressed.

We offer a 24-hour helpline staffed by licensed counselors, individual and group counseling, and education sessions.

Our counselors are certified with the Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program. This program allows us to provide, at no charge to the client, assessments for Problem/Pathological Gamblers, consultations/interventions for problem gamblers and their families, financial counseling, and individual treatment.

Choices Staff is also available for presentations to schools, community groups, churches and businesses on the problems of gambling/gaming.

Our counselors are dually credentialed – Choices also offers Mental Health assessments, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Substance Abuse Evaluations, DUI/DWI Education Program, Anger Management Education, and Budget and Finance Counseling.

The Choices Mission

Choices mission is to provide quality services in a caring environment by offering a full range of treatment options to individuals and families.

Bryan LGH Medical Plaza
1500 S 48 St Lincoln, NE
Second floor of the Medical Plaza

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: Classroom 1A
GAMANON: Classroom 1B
1st Saturday of each month GA Gamanon meet together

Grand Island Gamblers Anonymous
Friday, 7pm (GA) Open Meeting-Family Members Welcome
St. Francis Medical Center, 2116 West Faidley Ave. Room A, Lower Level
Phone Contact: Connie 308-390-6398

Hastings Gamblers Anonymous
Monday, 6:30pm (GA) Open Meeting-Family Members Welcome
Mary Lanning Medical Services Bldg (Basement), 1715 North St Joseph Ave.
Phone Contact: Connie 308-390-6958

Kearney Gamblers Anonymous (12 Step)
Wednesday, 7:30pm (Gamblers 12 Step) Open Meeting- Family Members Welcome
Crossroads Rescue Mission, 1404 East 39th Street
Phone Contact: Geoff 308-293-8156, Patrick 308-293-4782

Scottsbluff Gamblers Anonymous (12 Step)
Thursday, 6:30 pm (Gamblers 12 Step) Open Meeting- Family Members Welcome
18 West 16th Street
Phone Contact: Lisa 308-641-8070

Phone Numbers

  • LINCOLN, NE GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 402-473-7933
  • OMAHA, NE GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 402-978-7557
  • NATIONAL/NEBRASKA HELPLINE FOR COMPULSIVE GAMBLING: 1-800-522-4700

Services

  • Free Assessments for Problem/Pathological Gamblers
  • Free consultations/interventions for problem gamblers and their families
  • Mental Health Assessments
  • Individual, Family Marriage Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Evaluations and Treatment (court approved individual, outpatient intensive outpatient)
  • DUI/DWI Education Programs
  • Budgeting Classes and Counseling
  • Anger Management Counseling

Events

September
National Recovery Month


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Divorce in Thailand

There are two types of divorce in Thailand, administrative and court divorces. Generally speaking, if either you or your spouse currently resides in Thailand you may be able to file for a divorce in Thailand courts provided there are lawful grounds (reasons) for the divorce. If your marriage was originally registered in one of the Thailand district offices and both you and your spouse consent to the divorce, then the process is administrative and relatively simple compared to a court divorce.

Thailand Consensual Divorce or Uncontested Divorce

If you registered your marriage at a Thailand local district office (Khet or Amphur) you and your spouse may register for an administrative Thailand divorce. Registering an administrative divorce at the local district office requires that you and your spouse do not have any disagreements over child custody or property. If there are assets to be divided or issues regarding custody of children, then the divorcing spouses can negotiate a settlement agreement for the divorce and this should be registered at the same time as the administrative divorce is registered.

An administrative divorce is also referred to as a consensual or uncontested divorce. However these terms are not totally accurate because, it is possible to have a consensual divorce in a Thailand Court (subject to negotiation and settlement agreement). Additionally, an uncontested divorce in other jurisdictions are often handled within the Court system and signed by a judge. In Thailand, an administrative divorce does not involve a Court or a judge.

What if my spouse does not consent to a divorce?

If your wife or husband does not agree to a divorce, or if you can agree to divorce but have disputes regarding financial issues, division of asserts or child custody or other issues, then a divorce may be filed with the Thai Court (provided that other requirements are met). Grounds for divorce must be proven to the satisfaction of the court and you normally must make a personal appearance in the court. In Thailand grounds for divorce include:

* A 3 year period of separation
* One spouse has deserted the other for over one year
* The husband has taken another woman as his wife
* The wife has committed adultery
* One spouse is guilty of misconduct (criminal or otherwise)
* One spouse has been imprisoned for more than one year
* One spouse has physically or mentally harmed the other
* Lack of marital support
* One spouse has had incurable insanity for at least 3 years
* One spouse has broken the bond of good behavior
* One spouse has an incurable communicable disease
* One spouse has a physical disability so as to be unable to cohabitate as husband and wife.

Can spouses living outside of Thailand file for a divorce in Thai Court?

If the divorce is administrative, both parties will still need to appear at the District office to register the divorce. A contested divorce however requires a judgment from the Court. If you are now living abroad, the Thai Court may, potentially, still have jurisdiction over a divorce action under some circumstances. Therefore an attorney may still be able to file a divorce complaint on your behalf although you may not currently be located in Thailand. However, normally a plaintiff (the spouse who files the divorce complaint) must appear in person at least one time during the court process to provide testimony that establishes the grounds for the divorce.

If you reside in Thailand but your spouse is not present or will not return to Thailand for the divorce process, you may still be able to proceed provided that he or she has received adequate notice of the divorce action. Service must be applied through a Thai court. However, if your spouse is not in Thailand and substitute service, (such as by publication) may be allowed in certain circumstances. If you spouse does not respond to a lawful service from the court, the divorce case may proceed by default.

How are property and outstanding debts divided in the event of divorce?

Thailand is a Community Property jurisdiction. When a couple divorce in Thailand, separate property ( sin suan tua ), namely assets and property acquired before marriage, generally remains the property of the original owner. Assets and property acquired during marriage are commonly considered community property ( Sapsin somrot ) with both spouses having equal ownership rights. The rules regarding division of property are complex and the Thai Court will divide the property according to the law and individual facts of the case.

However, in a negotiated settlement divorcing spouses may alter their division of property normally required by the law if the divorcing couple chooses a different division of assets. Also, prenuptial agreements can alter the distribution of property during a divorce.

Debts incurred during the marriage, whether they are household, medical, or educational, are normally the responsibility of both parties.

Does Thailand allow �No-Fault� divorce?

In one sense, Thailand does allow for no-fault divorce: When the divorce is consensual and registered in an administrative process at one of Thailand s District offices.

However, not all marriages are able to be ended through the administrative process. In general, only those married couples who originally registered their marriages in Thailand may also divorce through the administrative process at District offices.

For marriages that do not qualify for the administrative divorce process, lawful ground for divorce must be proven to the Thai courts for a divorce to be granted. Therefore, in this sense, Thailand courts do not allow for No-Fault divorce.

What if I have a prenuptial agreement?

Prenuptial agreements are allowed in Thailand provided they meet the procedural and substantive requirements of Thai law. A properly executed prenuptial agreement is usually considered a valid legal agreement in other international jurisdictions that accord with basic principle of fairness and due process. Procedural requirements for prenuptial agreements may be stricter in Western Common Law jurisdictions. On the other hand, many western jurisdictions have fewer requirements for approving prenuptial agreements. Thailand has its own requirements for registering a prenuptial agreement at the time of marriage. If your marriage and prenuptial agreements were executed or registered in another nation a Thai Court will normally accept the agreement if it adheres to requirements of the foreign law.

Will my country accept a Thailand Divorce as legal?

Normally pursuant to the legal principle of Comity Thai divorces are accepted by most if not all developed nations. (Fundamentalist Muslim nations, however, may have different requirements pursuant to Sharia law.)


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Mission

To protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing the practice of marriage and family therapists to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.

Marriage and Family Therapy is the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, whether affective, behavioral, or cognitive, within the context of family systems. When working with individuals, couples, families, or other large systems, the marriage and family therapist conceptualizes and implements treatment from a systemic perspective or framework.

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NEWS ITEMS

LMFT Factsheet: The Minnesota Department of Health has posted its 2015 LMFT Workforce factsheet online. Information compiled in the factsheet is from the workforce survey conducted as part of the LMFT license renewal process.

Board Appointments: On May 16, 2016, Governor Mark Dayton announced the reappointment of Dr. Shonda Craft to the Board effective May 21, 2016 – January 6, 2020. This is Dr. Craft’s second term as the Higher Education representative on the Board. The Board congratulates Dr. Craft on her reappointment and thanks her for her continuing service to the Board.

Governor Dayton also announced the appointment of Andrea Hendel, LMFT, to the Board effective May 21, 2016 – January 6, 2020. Ms. Hendel fills the seat vacated by Mark Flaten. Ms. Hendel will serve as one of four LMFT representatives on the Board. We congratulate her on this appointment and thank her for her service.
As he concludes over eight years of service, the Board thanks Mark Flaten for his tireless service and his calm, committed approach to all Board matters. Thank you, Mark, and we wish you well.

English Language Learner Special Arrangement request process for the National Examination in MFT. Effective February 1, 2016, the MN Board of Marriage and Family Therapy implemented a process by which English Language Learners (ELL) can request up to two hours of additional testing time when taking the AMFTRB National Examination in Marriage and Family Therapy (the “national exam”). Page 1 of the “Application for National Examination in MFT” now references the ELL request process and the ELL Special Arrangement application can be found on the “Forms” page of this website. When completing the Application for National Examination in MFT, please ensure you are using the form with “AppVer -4/2016” printed in the lower, left-hand corner so that you are receiving all current information available.

Loan Forgiveness Program for Mental Health Professionals: The Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care administers a loan forgiveness program that is funded by the State of Minnesota. For more information about the program, please see the links below:
Rural Mental Health Counselors
Urban Mental Health Counselors

Beginning July 1, 2015. the new Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center will provide a single, toll-free number the general public can call to report suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults. Mandated reporters, LMFTs, LAMFTs, social workers and other licensed professionals, will be able to use a new web-based reporting system on this website. Reports will be promptly submitted to the appropriate lead investigative agencies. Updates on this process will be provided on the Adult Protection webpages on the DHS website.

Revised Applications for Continuing Education: The “LMFT Application for CE Course Approval” and the “Program Sponsor Application for CE Course Approval” have been revised. The new forms are available on the “Licensee” and “Forms” pages. When completing this application, please ensure you are using the form with “AppVer-4/2015” printed in the lower, left-hand corner.

Board Appointments. On March 25, 2015, Governor Mark Dayton announced the reappointment of two Board members to the Board of Marriage Family Therapy. Dennis Morrow, Plymouth, was reappointed as a public member to the Board. Bruce O’Leary, Maple Grove, was reappointed as a licensed (LMFT) member of the Board. Both appointments are effective March 30, 2015 – January 7, 2019. We congratulate Mr. Morrow and Mr. O’Leary on their reappointments and thank them for their service to the Board.

Electronic Health Records. Minnesota Statute 621.495 mandated implementation of electronic health records (EHR) by January 1, 2015, for all MN health care providers. The Minnesota Department of Health serves as the primary resource for issues and inquiries relating to EHR in Minnesota. Informational and reference sources are available to download.

Note for Recent Graduates: The Board recommends that recent graduates working in a therapy-related practice not utilize the designation “MA MFT” or “MS MFT” on business cards or advertising materials (e.g. “John Smith, MA MFT” or “Sue Jones, MS MFT”). Usage of these letters to denote an earned graduate degree have resulted in complaints alleging unlicensed practice of marriage and family therapy by the individual (as “MFT” is recognized and regularly used as an abbreviation for “marriage and family therapist,” a protected practice term), or cause confusion for members of the public who mistake the letters as a representation of licensed status by the provider.

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Pearland Counseling Center


Welcome

Welcome to Pearland Counseling Center s official website. Here you will find information about our counselors, psychotherapy, and our philosophy of counseling as well as a variety of additional mental health information.

We all encounter times in our lives when we feel symptoms of emotional discomfort or distress ranging from mild to acute. The therapists at Pearland Counseling Center have experience in dealing with a wide range of issues such as:

  • Anxiety Depression
  • Stress Anger Management
  • Trauma Abuse Resolution
  • Grief Loss
  • Relationship Communication Skills
  • Individual, Marriage, Family Therapy
  • Discernment Counseling (See Discernment Tab for additonal details.)

At Pearland Counseling Center you can expect to find competent, caring, and professional therapists who will listen without judgment in a nurturing atmosphere. Our goal is to inspire hope and healing as well as provide a place for support and understanding where you can feel safe and at ease. We will partner with you as you discover new possibilities and learn new ways to accomplish your goals and enhance your life.

Please call us for an individual, couples, or family therapy consultation today.

Please note if you have new insurance, that information must be provided a minimum of 48 hours prior to your session.

Any legal/custody documents requested by our office must be provided a minimum of 5 business days prior to you or your childs session.

Spanish-speaking Therapist available. Please call during the following business hours for more information: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am – 1:30 p.m.; Wednesday 12:00pm – 7:00pm and Friday 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Address: 2217 North Park Avenue, Pearland, TX. 77581
Phone: 281-997-8400
Fax: 281-997-8408