Counseling

Helping Build Resilience Through Connection

Mental health and strength is an important component of resilience. Between the recent violent events, COVID-19, our long periods of social isolation, job losses, trauma and other challenges, many people need help navigating these difficult times.

Families First has expanded its Behavioral Health Department with clinicians available seven days a week, via secure video or telephone, to offer individuals support when they need it most. Families First accepts most insurance and offers sliding scale payment options to those who need financial assistance, thanks to our donors.

Families First’s professional clinicians offer non-judgmental, empathetic mental health care and support for adults, children, adolescents and families. We offer individual, family, couples, and group therapy, and our team members can help tailor a plan to fit your needs.

Talk It Out

When you need someone to talk to, Families First’s licensed professional counselors and therapists are here to help, offering compassionate, non-judgemental, empathetic mental health care and support. We offer child-centered, family-focused, and adult-supporting counseling services. We can assist if you or your child feel overwhelmed or are experiencing any of the following: 

  • Aggression
  • Anxiety
  • COVID-19 Stress
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Grief and Loss
  • Sadness
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Trauma

Healing, Health & Hope

The Behavioral Health Services team at Families First is committed to helping our clients with a variety of mental health and emotional goals. These include (but are not limited to): 

  • Heal from emotional pain and trauma
  • Stabilize mental health symptoms
  • Develop coping skills to deal with life’s stressors
  • Strengthen family and social relationships
  • Achieve a greater sense of health, quality of life and wellbeing
  • Build resilience for the long-haul
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" I just needed someone to talk to. My counselor has basically saved my life. She is like my guardian angel. "

Impact Area FAQ

Yes! We have expanded our hours to include nights and weekends. Our licensed counselors have appointments 7 days a week. 

Families First accepts most insurance and offers free counseling and a sliding fee scale on a case-by-case basis. Don’t let financial concerns be the reason you or your loved one doesn’t get the help you need.

Families First behavioral health department offers appointments in person, by phone or via secure video link. 

SUCCESS STORIES

Stories of Resiliency

CarolAnne’s Story – the Joy in My Heart

Deborah’s Story – After 52 Years of not Knowing that I Had Any Family…

Gisela and Katherine – After 30 Years of Searching…

Kathy and Claire – I had waited 38 years to see her again

Kirk’s Story – What’s Yours?

Hope’s Reunion with Bryan

Have a Question?

To request a clinical appointment, or get more information, contact Families First at 404-853-2844 or counseling@familiesfirst.org.

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