Let’s celebrate Mental Health Month with Mental Health America! Each year, MHA releases a toolkit loaded with resources, practical tips and helpful worksheets that everyone can use to help improve their mental health and increase resiliency, regardless of the situations they are dealing with – and this year is no different! The 2021 toolkit explores coping with big changes, recognizing trauma, and building resiliency. While the complete toolkit is available by signing up with MHA, we’ve extracted three key sections for easier access. Be sure to check them out for #tools2thrive!
Updated June 10, 2021: While state guidelines are now relaxing, protecting clients and staff continues to be our highest priority. We will no longer be requesting temperature and exposure screenings at the door. However, due to the size of our therapy rooms, hallways and waiting areas, we continue to require masks be worn by everyone upon entering Family Guidance Center suites. Above all else, we ask that anyone entering our facilities continues to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. If you are not feeling well or have suspected or confirmed exposure, do not come in the building and please reschedule your appointment by calling (610) 374-4963. Face-to-face sessions have resumed on a limited basis and telehealth options remain available at this time. If you have a scheduled telehealth appointment, please arrange for child care during your session time. We appreciate your continued patience and understanding with the ever-changing situation.
Welcome to Family Guidance Center
Family Guidance Center is a non-profit counseling agency that has been serving the community since 1902. Our mission is to promote and support the personal and professional growth of adults, children and families in Berks County and surrounding areas by providing quality, culturally relevant counseling and related services that empower people to improve the quality of their lives. Family Guidance Center’s experienced staff of licensed professionals and master’s level clinicians provide counseling services that are tailored to the needs of our clients.
At FGC, we provide a myriad of services for our community. In addition to offering individual and group counseling for concerns such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, grief, and other difficulties; Family Guidance Center provides mobile therapy, an Employee Assistance Program, and an educational program for divorcing parents titled Children in the Middle. We are also one of the few agencies in Berks County to offer a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program, facilitated by therapists well trained in this modality.
Hablamos Español. Bilingual members of our administrative and clinical staff can assist persons that feel more comfortable conversing in Spanish.
Four convenient locations serving Berks County and the surrounding areas. Please call our Main Office for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Are you or a loved one experiencing mental health symptoms?
Recovery is possible
What’s New at FGC
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Stone House in Wyomissing
1216 Parkside Dr N, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Click HERE for more details and 5k run/walk registration
We can’t wait to see you there!