The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) staff are selected and trained for their subject matter experience in the programs in which they work. They all are dedicated professionals committed to enhancing the quality of life for service members and their families. Counselors who provide individual, marital and family counseling and family advocacy services are licensed (or working towards licensure) Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, or Psychologists having the same professional training and credentials as TRICARE and local community mental health counselors. They also have special training and/or experience to assist Sailors and family members meet the unique challenges of the military lifestyle.
As we maneuver through these uncertain times associated with COVID-19, please know that Military & Family Life Counseling (MFLC) services are available.
The MFLC program is here to help individuals stay strong and resilient through life’s challenges.
What’s new? The MFLC program is now able to offer telephonic and video sessions where face-to-face support is restricted due to COVID-19. What’s the same? This is FREE non-medical counseling services offered by licensed Master’s or Doctorate-level Counselors. Sessions are confidential with the exception of child abuse or neglect, domestic abuse, harm to self or others, and illegal activity.
Adult MFLCs are available for one-on-one, couple, or group sessions to assist with topics such as:
- Managing stress and changes at home during COVID-19
- Adjusting to deployments
- Preparing to move or adjusting after a move
- Strengthening relationships
- Managing problems at work
- Grieving the death of a loved one
For more information or to make a referral/appointment for a unit service member or military spouse, please contact one of the Adult MFLCs listed below.
Additionally, attached you will find more info in regards to Child and Youth Behavioral MFLCs (CYB-MFLCs) who are also able to temporarily provide telehealth services to our military community.
Lastly, extra resources and supports can also be found via Military One Source at 1-800-342-9647 or www.militaryonesource.mil. Thank you! Stay safe and healthy!
- Andersen AFB (Main Base): Mr. Barry Horton
- AAFB - North West Field: Mrs. Doris Tolentino
- Naval Base Guam (Main Base): Ms. Janie Beers