Behavioral Health Services

fathers-day-822550_960_720The Behavioral Health Department at Child & Family Services provides counseling and support to people of all ages throughout northern Michigan. We offer counseling with trained and licensed therapists who help with a variety of issues, including:

  • major life events like death, divorce, illness, etc.
  • traumatic experiences and PTSD
  • marital and family concerns
  • communication
  • parenting challenges
  • sexual abuse
  • substance abuse and addiction
  • adoption-related issues
  • pregnancy and birth counseling
  • building self-esteem
  • depression
  • bullying
  • stress and anxiety
  • anger
  • coping strategies
  • domestic violence
  • grief and loss
  • and more!

We provide counseling to children, youth, adults, families, and couples. Our Behavioral Health Department also offers supervised visitation and exchange, intensive family preservation services, and trauma assessment and treatment services.

Where appropriate, our counselors utilize a trauma-informed approach to treating children, adults, and families, as well as other evidence-based models of treatment. We are here to help define the problem and to provide the tools with which people can make a difference in their own lives.

Call CFS at (231) 946-8975 today to learn more or to make an appointment.

When you call, we'll complete a short intake form with you, discuss payment and options that are available to you, and schedule your first appointment. Contact us with any questions you have. We work with many insurance companies including Medicaid to accept payments for services. Please talk with us if you're concerned about paying for counseling or other services. We're here to help!

Behavioral Health at Child & Family Services:


Our Behavioral Health Department (including our Trauma Assessment and Treatment Center, counseling services, and recreational therapy programs) is generously supported by the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, the Gerstacker Foundation, the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, the Walmart Foundation, Char-Em United Way, and many generous donors in our community.