About CrossWinds

Mental Health Services in Emporia Kansas

A safe space to cope with everyday life.

We are glad you are here!

Whether you are seeking support for yourself or a loved one, we are committed to helping improve mental wellness as a crucial part of overall wellness. We employ a variety of providers including psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to ensure that we can offer you the most effective, caring, innovative, and efficient mental health care possible.

Our Mission

We teach you how to handle life.

To provide dynamic, culturally-sensitive, high-quality behavioral health care to residents of Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties in the most effective, caring, and efficient manner.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action

CrossWinds provides equal opportunity to all applicants, employees and consumers without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, or any other unlawful reason.

Office Locations

We conveniently provide services in multiple locations with at least one office in Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties.



Payments & Fees

CrossWinds accepts many different insurances, including private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare. Uninsured clients may qualify for sliding scale fees based on household size and income. Payment is expected at the time of services, unless other arrangements have been made.

CrossWinds provides services to all patients regardless of ability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income. For more information, ask the front desk.

Volunteers who care

Meet our Board Members

Our History

Founded in 1960

Founded in 1960, CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness is licensed by the State of Kansas to operate as a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC).

155 Employees

CrossWinds employs 190 people and operates on an annual expense budget of approximately $12,000,000. We employ a variety of providers, including psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, case managers, attendant care workers, wraparound facilitators, and peer support workers among others.

Governed by Volunteers

We are governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of 2-5 members from each participating county, 1 Severe and Persistent Mentally Ill (SPMI) adult consumer and 1 family member of an Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) child or adolescent.