Therapy and Counseling
Individual and group counseling is available to address and implement those therapeutic treatment goals and interventions identified in the Intake Assessment and Needs and Services Plans. Family and conjoint sessions are also available to help each client reach their goals. Experienced, licensed clinical social workers, psychotherapists, associates, interns, and trainees who meet Title 17 and Title 22 regulations provide counseling.
"Don't tell anyone, but I love counseling! I like having someone to talk to and listen about everything that is happening to me. I have adults telling me what to do all day long. I know it's their job, but I can't talk to my group home staff. I'm afraid something I say will get me into trouble. My counselor is fun, and I know she cares about me. I can tell her anything - questions about sex, drugs, boys, anything and I will get a straight answer. I've never had anything like that - even when I was living with my family. For the first time, someone I can trust! " - "Jessica," previous client, On-Site Counseling Program
"My counselor comes to the group home to talk with me. I can be real and talk about feelings with someone who doesn't laugh. There are so many people involved in my case and my workers keep getting switched; I can only think of one person I share everything with. I can't ask the fools I live with for help with important decisions, I really have to watch how I act in front of the other boys in the group home. I love to be able to be myself with someone who is there to just help me without judging me."
- "Marcus," previous client, On-Site Counseling Program.