People sometimes encounter difficult situation or crisis in their lives and often benefit from teh professional counseling services that are available at their Fleet & Family Support Center.
Counseling contributes to personal readiness by providing the opportunity to develop problem-solving skills that can reduce stress in the workplace or in personal relationships.
The Fleet and Family Support Center provides short-term, solution-focused counseling and crisis intervention services for active duty service members and their spouses and dependents.
Professional Credentials: All of the FFSC counselors holds a masters or doctoral degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Pyschology and are fully licensed and credentialed mental health professionals that are qualified to provide the most effective counseling services available.
Available Services: The FFSC Professional Counseling Services are available either as walk-in (crisis only) or by an appointment and can be made as a self-referral or Command referral. Services include:
- Individual Counseling
- Couples/Marital Counseling
- Child Counseling
- Group Counseling
Importance of Command Referrals: Counseling referrals from command leadership are vital to the on-going success of service members and their families. By referring service members to FFSC counseling, commands are linking their members with providers who are not only highly qualified in counseling but who can also mobilize military and civilian community resources as needed.
Confidentiality: FFSC clients are made aware that counseling services are completely confidential but that there are certain circumstances where there would be limitations to confidentiality (suicide, substance abuse, family violence, etc.) that woudl require additional reporting.
*For more information on FFSC Professional Counseling Services call: (860) 694-4875/4031