The May Dugan Center provides a safe, respectful and confidential environment where clients feel accepted and valued. Our CARF International accredited program adheres to the highest standards of quality and care. Our Licensed Counselors and Social Workers will help you overcome mental and emotional barriers and develop skills to cope with life’s difficult situations; from the loss of a loved one, divorce, unemployment, abuse, struggles with addiction and more.


The May Dugan Center is able to provide the following behavioral health services: 

  • Mental Health Counseling and Case Management Services

  • Mental Health 12-week Intensive Outpatient Program (MHIOP)

  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling and Case Management Services

  • Substance Use Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program (SUDIOP) 

  • Anger Management 10-week Course 

Mental Health 12 week Intensive Outpatient Program (MHIOP) is specifically geared to address symptoms of severe mental illness.  This program will assist in building the skills necessary to maintain stability in one's life by managing and overcoming stressors, triggers, and relapse. The group setting will allow clients to practice skills learned comfortably and confidently with loved ones and society. Sessions are offered 4x a week in 4 hour increments.

Substance Use Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program (SUDIOP) is offered in two phases. Phase one is a 16-week trauma-informed, outcome driven treatment program to assist clients in identifying the need for changing one’s behavior and developing the tools to help.  Phase two is a 12-week Aftercare course that allows clients to gain a deeper knowledge of how to recognize and cope with triggers and cravings that may lead to relapse. Sessions are offered 3x per week, afternoons 11am-2pm or evenings 5pm-8pm. 


Anger Management 10-week Course assist clients in identifying the source of their anger and learning ways to manage and cope (meets via the Zoom platform Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm.)

The May Dugan Center provides all services at no cost to you and will see all people regardless of their insurance status. For more information about our behavioral health services, please call 216-631-5800 x120.


Due to COVID-19, intake/registration is available by appointment only by calling May Dugan Center at 216-631-5800 x120 Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm until further notice.

Please have a Photo ID, Social Security Card and Proof of Address ready before calling.

Questions regarding intake or the registration process? Call our Intake Specialist Kacey at 216-631-5800 x120


For more information, please visit our main Intake page


Anne Spelic, LISW-S, Director of Behavioral Health Services

Alison Theurer, LPC, Therapist

Maria Owens, LISW Therapist 

Marlon Johnson, LPC, LICDC Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD) Counselor 

Veronica Glover, CDCA Addiction Counselor

Mara Sankin-Reese, CDCA Addiction Counselor

Peter Katsilis, LSW, Counselor and Case Manager (Bi-Lingual)

Stephanie Flynn, LPC Mental Health Counselor (Bi-Lingual)

Kassandra Roldan, Licensed Mental Health Professional

Doug Vest, LSW, Case Manager and Outreach Worker

Lucy Linares, LSW, Case Manager (Bi-Lingual)

Jennifer Reuter, BSW, Case Manager and Food Coordinator


Every year, the Behavioral Health Program makes a substantial impact in the lives of the people it sees. Last year the program:

  • Provided lifesaving support to 559 people 

  • Conducted 6,174 hours of counseling, case management and addiction treatment



The Behavioral Health Department is Supported by: 

  • The Cleveland Foundation 

  • Elizabeth Serverance Prentiss Foundation

  • Cuyahoga County Board of Health-Ryan White Part A 

  • ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County 

  • Ohio Attorney General-Victims of Crime Act