Central Wyoming Counseling Center in Casper, WY

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1430 Wilkins Circle
Casper WY 82601

Central Wyoming Counseling Center Philosophy

Central Wyoming Counseling Center is dedicated to providing quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to Wyoming residents in need. The facility offers a full continuum of care, including both inpatient and outpatient services, regardless of circumstance, income or ability to pay. CWCC emphasizes self-reliance and family involvement, and tailors mental health and addiction treatment plans to meet the needs of each client.

Areas of Specialization

  • Individual Therapy
    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

  • Individualized Treatment
    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Highlights

WRAP Planning

Discharge Planning

Didactic Groups

Meet the Staff

David S. Monhollen, MSW, ACSW

Chief Executive Officer

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David has been the CEO of Central Wyoming Counseling Center since August 2011. He has been in the behavioral health and child welfare field since 1975. Mr. Monhollen was the COO of Steininger Behavioral Care Services in Cherry Hill NJ for seven years and the Vice President of Compliance, Standards and Research for KidsPeace Corporation in Orefield PA for five years. David was the CEO and President of Monhollen and Associates for 10 years and the CEO of Advanced Counseling Services in Michigan for five years. Mr. Monhollen was a Surveyor for JCAHO for 16 years. He is an officer of the Wyoming Association of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers and a former Board member of the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and AddictionAgencies. David lives in Casper Wyoming with his wife and two adult sons.

Paul Demple, MA, LPC

Clinical Director

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Paul has been a member of the Central Wyoming Counseling Center team since March of 1989. After several years of providing direct clinical services, he became the Program Manager of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program in 1995, and Program Director in 2011. Prior to working for CWCC, he was in Denver where he worked for Comitis Crisis Center, a United Way agency, as well as Bethesda PsycHealth Hospital.

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For more than 60 years, Central Wyoming Counseling Center (CWCC) in Casper, Wyo., has provided residential and outpatient services for adults, adolescents, women with children, and pregnant women dealing with mental health, behavioral health, and addiction disorders. A Social Detoxification Unit (SDU) is available on-site.

CWCC also provides Comprehensive Crisis Stabilization Services (CCSS) for those experiencing an immediate suicidal, psychiatric, or addiction emergency.


Clients will undergo an initial assessment at evaluates withdrawal symptoms, addiction severity, and/or other factors during the admission process. Evaluations are completed Monday through Friday and are used to create an individualized treatment plan.

Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP) serves those with eating disorders, depression, self harm, and substance use disorders.

Clients in the residential program will participate in individual and group counseling. Teens will have access to educational classes. For women with children, classes on parenting are available.

Sub-Acute Residential Treatment (SART) is geared toward those experiencing severe depression, suicidal thoughts, and co-occurring conditions.

Staff work with clients to develop relapse prevention plans and are provided with aftercare resources. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is also available as needed.

CWCC also offers outpatient programs for incarcerated individuals and has an on-site pharmacy.


CWCC employs substance abuse and mental health professionals, therapists, physicians, psychiatrists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing assistants.


CWCC has a 68-bed residential facility available, though little information is available regarding accommodations and related offerings. Individuals polled by Rehabs.com gave mixed views regarding the facility.


Three loved ones surveyed by Rehabs.com at this time of writing gave poor feedback regarding CWCC. Reviewer kiss simply wrote: "stinks." Another commenter who attended treatment multiple times, C.M.A., gave four out of five stars to the facility's treatment effectiveness but indicated that treatment could improve from “More recreational time. exercising, and getting out in the world.”

G.O.K., who attended treatment for three weeks, wrote that "the councilors are very nice but not very helpful." The alum also indicated problems with a doctor: “I’ve seen her a hand full of times and she’s called me a liar, like to argue with me and does not listen to what I say."

On the facility's Facebook page, 23 invidiuals gave CWCC an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars. Nineteen of the 23 reviewers awarded the facility perfect five-star ratings and several complimented staff. "My therapist went to bat 100%," wrote Melody. "I have come to know the staff as an extended family who have had my back on numerous occasions."

However, one reviewer on the site noted problematic communication with a doctor. Another reviewer, Jimmy, commented: "DO NOT SEEK HELP FROM THESE PEOPLE!! THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DOING AND MAY MAKE YOUR SITUATION WORSE!!" [1]


Two loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date gave mixed feedback for CWCC. One individual gave perfect five-star ratings for the facility's overall treatment effectiveness, while the other gave a low two out of five stars to the category. Both individuals gave three out of five stars to the center's connectivity, discharge procedures, treatment for co-occurring disorders, and accommodations.


CWCC is in-network with most insurance providers and accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility also offers a sliding fee scale based on household size and income.


Published on December 2017

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Wonderful facility

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This place is horrible about returning phone calls and extremely rude when you call about concerns. My wife has been there for almost 3 months now. I haven’t heard from her in 3 weeks because they won’t let her use the phone. When I call to see how she’s doing they always send me to her therapists voice mail. I’ve left a total of 5 messages for him and not one call back. It’s really ridiculous.

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I have been going there 3 weeks now the councilors are very nice but not very helpful and as far as the DR. she supposed to be a psychitrist and addiction DR. If she's doing the suboxone program I've seen her a hand full of times and she's called me a liar, likes to argue with me and does not listen to what I say. Poor help if you ask me. I'm trying to find a Dr. That can actually help me not like to argue with me and put me down.

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There are a couple good therapists. The tech staff was not good. I have had a few family members in this facility. At times I feel the staff is not attentive enough.

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Security was a strength of the facility. However, effectiveness and follow-up was a downfall.

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More recreational time. exercising, and getting out in the world...etc is good for recovery. The YMCA was an excellent tool for releasing tensions & endorphins. Not to mention staying fit...I have a eating thing. I sleep walk, and am a night eater...Been before a few times. Last time felt like jail. Like they were trying to scare us into sobriety


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