Northwest Behavioral Health Services, PC
St. Peter Partnership
Northwest Behavioral Health Services is partnering with St. Peter Lutheran Church to help lead people to a full life in Christ. Together, our promise is to partner with the home to build a strong Christian family. Our treatment approach is to provide education, support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. With sensitivity and compassion, we help clients find solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.
Aaron McMahon, M.Div., M.A., L.P.C., earned a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Divinity from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.  His extensive theological training enables him to counsel from a Christian worldview.  He uses Scripture to frame and filter his interventions so that individuals have a godly view of self and are in right relationships with God and others.  He specializes in counseling adolescents and young adults, parent-child relationships, couples and family problems, men’s issues, anxiety, depression, personality disorders and Christian spirituality. Having completed clinical training with the Lake County Addictions Treatment Program, he has comprehensive first-hand experience in the treatment of individuals and families dealing with substance abuse and its human impact.
Counseling services provided:
- Individual
- Couples
- Marriage & Family
- Group
Specializations include:
*      - Adolescent
*      - Couples/Marital Counseling
*      - Parenting and Family Issues
*      - Anxiety
*      - Depression
*      - Relationship Problems
*      - Medical and Health concerns
*      - Grief and Loss

Important Forms: (Please print and bring all applicable forms to your first appointment)
  • Please print out and complete the Therapy Intake Packet prior to your first appointment. 
  • If you intend to use your health insurance for appointments, please print out and follow the directions on the Insurance Verification Form.
  • If you would like to request financial assistance from St. Peter to help with the cost of appointments, please click on the following link and complete the online form: .  The pastoral staff will contact you and will provide you with a third party payment agreement.  It is important that this form is signed by both you and St. Peter and that it is brought to the first appointment.

Other Information:
Currently we do accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and we are partnering with St. Peter’s to aid individuals who are in need of a reduced rate.  Please note that some other plans may also offer out of network benefits.