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We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.
Compass counselingCounseling is provided by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and/or Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Interns under supervision with
specific training and experience in working with the unique issues
experienced by families caring for an individual with special needs. Interns are supervised by a licensed marriage and family therapist. Counseling sessions are offered on a sliding fee scale based on
Caregivers and Siblings
In working with family members, we provide counseling to individuals, couples or families depending on the need. Our counseling services focus mainly on the following issues:
- Stress management and coping
- System navigation
- Family communication and social support
- Grief and acceptance of new or existing diagnosis
- Sibling understanding of special needs and coping
Individuals on the Autism Spectrum:
- Building self-awareness and self-acceptance
- Behavior modification
- Emotion management
- Social skills training
- Learning to organize, plan, problem-solve and focus
- Managing and treating anxiety and depression
To schedule an appointment for counseling services:
Call 619-543-9850, ext. 12431 or send email to Melissa Morais Parr, LMFT 52656, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The YMCA of San Diego County is dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helping all people realize their fullest potential as children of God through development of the spirit, mind and body.
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