About Us 2017-08-25T11:48:25+00:00


Adult, Child, & Family Services is here to walk with you and your loved ones through the journey towards emotional health.  We offer individual therapy, couples counseling, family therapy, and therapeutic skills support for children and adults of all ages! We also offer rehabilitive group therapy for individuals in the legal system.

ACFS is located in the Madison East Center.  We have a team of qualified staff available  to accommodate same day appointment requests, short wait times for follow up and evening appointments 3 days a week.


ACFS provides a continuum of care to those in need. We will work with you as you follow your path and meet the goals you have set out to achieve.  Our outpatient services include:

  • Individual  & Family Therapy
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Children Therapy
  • Anger Management Groups
  • Sexual Assault Groups

Rehabilitative Services

These services focus on skills training and is provided in a variety of settings such as the home and community.   Adult services develop and enhance their stability, social skills, personal and emotional adjustment, and independent living skills.  Children services will provide the appropriate skills training to the child while working with the parents, schools, case managers and physicians to maximize their progress in skills building.

  • Children’s Therapeutic Services and Support
  • Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services


Adult, Child & Family Services can provide speakers for a broad range of mental health topics. Education and/or training can be provided to teachers, nurses, clergy, caseworkers, law enforcement, and to the general public.

Office Locations

Main Office: 1400 Madison Ave Suite 610, Mankato, MN 56001

Phone: (507) 387-3777

Email: acfs@hickorytech.net

Office Hours:

Adult Child & Family Services office hours:

Monday 8 am – 5 pm

Tuesday 8 am – 8 pm

Wednesday 8 am – 8 pm

Thursday 8 am – 8 pm

Friday 8 am – 5 pm

New Ulm Office: 1106 South Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073

Phone: (507) 387-3777

Immediate Openings available


Jessica Shouler, LMFT

Owner of Adult, Child & Family Services

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Paula Billings


Leslie Cady


Heather Cassidy

Outpatient Therapist

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Melissa Hernandez

Children’s Mental Health Practitioner


Jennifer Jenniges


Tania Krueger

Outpatient Therapist

Deb Loverude

Business Manager

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Kaija McMillen


Amanda Perera


Haley Peterson


Emily Schneider

Outpatient Therapist

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Cody Schulte


Angela Serbus

Adult/Children’s Mental Health Practitioner


Thad Shunkweiler

Clinical Supervisor

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Gary Vollmer

Children’s Mental Health Practitioner – CTSS

Wendy Zehm

Office Manager