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School-Aged Children

School-Based Services

We partner with area schools, providing mental health support services on site at the school.

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Children and teens facing emotional, behavioral and social difficulties sometimes need help beyond what parents can provide or a school’s staff is equipped to handle. CG&FS is a trusted partner with area schools, providing mental health support services on site at the school. 

Therapists and therapeutic behavior support specialists provide counseling, case management and crisis intervention services for students. They also consult with the educational team on behavioral interventions. Our school-based staff is also available to attend meetings/parent conferences. 

We Can Assist With

  • Improving a student’s ability to cope with the stresses of school
  • Helping school staff understand and navigate mental health concerns in the classroom
  • Creating plans to help students stay in school and avoid truancy and expulsion

We Can Support Schools With

  • Offering support in meetings with school staff, parents and students
  • Providing suicide prevention education
  • Intervening in crisis situations
  • Delivering professional development training for staff, such as helping schools become more trauma-informed

For additional information about our School-Based Services, email us at schoolservices@cgfs.org.

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Individual Counseling & Therapy

We provide in-person or telehealth sessions with our qualified, compassionate therapists.

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Facing emotional, behavioral and social anxiety presents challenges that can be overwhelming. Talking about those challenges with a mental health therapist who specializes in working with children, teens and their families can help build a solid foundation for emotional harmony and behavioral development. 

What You Can Expect with Individual Counseling and Therapy

Individual counseling and individual therapy sessions involve talking about your feelings, thoughts, behaviors and the things that are troubling you. Your mental health therapist will work with you to set goals or identify the things you would like to accomplish, then help you develop various strategies to help you reach your goals.  

Our qualified, compassionate therapists can help with a wide range of concerns, including:

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Grief counseling
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Substance use

We Offer In-Person and Telehealth Therapy for Mental Health

Our staff of mental health professionals provides comprehensive care for children, teens, adults and families with mental health challenges in Northeast Ohio. Our mental health therapist and counselors meet you where you are. That’s why we offer both in-person counseling and therapy for mental health at our Northeast Ohio locations as well as telehealth appointments.

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