Therapy for Military Personnel
***For Veterans, you may be able to get your sessions paid for by your local VA facility by requesting community care services from your primary care or mental health provider. Jennifer Sluga is a participant in the Community Care Program and will accept referrals from local VA hospitals, Vet Centers and Clinics.
Jennifer Sluga served in the Army for six years and has been deployed. After being deployed Jennifer worked for the local County Veterans Service Office while getting her Masters Degree and so has a vast knowledge of most federal, state and local benefits and resources. Jennifer then transitioned to the Madison Vet Center for over six years as a readjustment therapist offering counseling to Veterans and their family members.
What is readjustment counseling?
Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to Veterans, Service members, and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.
- Individual and group counseling for Veterans, Service members, and their families
- Family counseling for military related issues
- Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
- Military sexual trauma counseling
- Substance abuse counseling
- VBA benefits explanation and referral
- Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.
If you are not able to obtain a referral, sliding scale will be used for Veterans or referrals will be made to FREE services available.
To obtain services at your local Vet Center visit:
If you are needing crisis support or 24/7 access:
1-877-WAR-VETS is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as families members of combat Veterans. This benefit is prepaid through the Veteran’s military service.
If you are trying to find out more information regarding your military benefits you may be eligible for, please reach out to your local County Veterans Service Office:
Dane County Veterans Service Office is:
210 Martin L. King Jr. Blvd. Rm 108
Madison, WI 53703
Veterans Crisis Line
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.