Mental Health Services

Family and Children Counseling
The children’s and youth counseling program provides counseling and consultation for children ages 3 to 18 who are struggling with behavior problems that interfere with successful social and/or academic development. We also provide services for the entire family.

This program is designed to strengthen the family unit, improve children’s success at home, in school, and in the community, to improve parents’ ability to respond effectively to their children, and to address concerns about a child’s behavior and emotional well-being.  A variety of services are offered through this program, including individual and family therapy, workshops and parent education programs, classroom observations and teacher and parent consultation.    For more information, contact Wendy Anderson at 913-327-8253 or wanderson@jfskc.org.

Counseling for Adults and Families
JFS clinicians have the expertise to assist individuals and families in overcoming a multitude of obstacles. By offering a wide array of integrative therapies and services, the diverse staff of social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists provides high quality individual, marriage/family, and group counseling. Our experience includes both cognitive-behavioral treatments and other integrative therapies to assist with the following:

  • behavior problems
  • school & performance anxiety
  • depression
  • problems & relationship difficulties
  • substance abuse
  • mental illness
  • struggles in parenting
  • family discord
  • life transitions
  • grief & loss
  • trauma
  • spiritual struggles

Click here to learn more about our Eating Disorder Resource Center.

Aging and Older Adult Counseling

Our experience includes both cognitive-behavioral treatments and other integrative therapies to assist with the following:

  • depression
  • problems & relationship difficulties
  • substance abuse
  • mental illness
  • family discord
  • life transitions
  • grief & loss
  • trauma
  • spiritual struggles

In Home Counseling for Older Adults

Now older adults in Jackson County, Missouri, and Johnson County, Kansas, have a resource for healthy aging: JFS In-Home Counseling.  JFS brings the proven expertise of our professional counseling staff into the comfort of your home. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from talking with someone who truly understands.

To learn more, JFS at (816) 333-1172 or email counseling@jfskc.org.

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