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National Suicide prevention: 1-800-273-8255

or Text: HELLO to 741741 or Dial 988.


Vet Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 



Christine Anne Domestic Abuse Services, Inc - serving Fox Valley area

1800-261-5998  or

920-235-5998  or  to help someone


Solutions Center - serving Fond du Lac & surrounding areas



Domestic Violence Support Hotline

1800-799-SAFE (7233)

TTY 1800-787-3224

YOUR hope

The psalmist reminds us in Psalm 4:8, “I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.”

If you are struggling and need someone to talk with, HOPE Counseling is available to meet with you by phone or video chat.


Please call the church at 921-3477 x7 or email to schedule an appointment.


The mission of HOPE Counseling is to introduce hope and healing to hurting people.

About Me

I am a member of Lighthouse Christian Church for over 10 years and grew up in FDL county.  I offer HOPE Counseling to help people through problems and difficulties while loving as Christ instructs His followers.  I have a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling through Liberty University.  I am a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and mother of two grown daughters.


ATTN: Karen O'Brien

Lighthouse Christian Church

401 S National Ave.

Fond du Lac, WI 54935

920.921.3477 x7


Treatment is available for individuals (ages 18+) who are experiencing:

  • depression

  • anxiety

  • relationship issues

  • interpersonal conflict

  • mood disorders

  • trauma

  • grief and loss

  • abuse

  • struggles with sexual orientation and/or gender identity


I use an integrated approach for treatment and healing that is tailored to the needs of each client.  Treatment modalities include, but are not limited to, trauma-informed care, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness, relaxation techniques and solution-focused therapy.

First Appointment

During your first appointment, you can expect to spend about 90 minutes with me.  During this time, I will:

  • ask questions to get to know you

  • ask you to complete paperwork for your personal and confidential file

  • ask questions to understand your problems and the reasons you are seeking counseling

  • collaborate with you to form a treatment plan


Through counseling, you could see positive results such as:

  • problem solving

  • behavior modification

  • cognitive restructuring

  • identifying and maximizing personal strengths

  • managing symptoms and reducing negative effects

  • establishing objectives to attain treatment goals

Appointment Fees

Lighthouse Christian Church members and regular attenders:

  • Initial appt. (90 mins.) = $55

  • Follow-up appt. (60 mins.) = $35

  • Follow-up appt. (30 mins.) = $25


Community members:

  • Initial appt. (90 mins.) = $75

  • Follow-up appt. (60 mins.) = $55

  • Follow-up appt. (30 mins.) = $35

​HOPE Counseling does not accept insurance.  Payment is expected in full at the time of each appointment.


50% discount available for active duty, retired or separated military; law enforcement, EMT/paramedics and firefighters.  

Others in similar professions considered.

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