Counseling too costly? Local center makes mental health care affordable


WASHINGTON — Nearly a decade after Elizabeth Johnsen was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she decided to try therapy. Her decision came at the insistence of her psychiatrist, who Johnsen said was an “advocate that medication and therapy needed to go hand-in-hand.” “I had never been consistent with any type of therapy before, and I kind of woke up one day and realized I better listen to him,” said…