The Mental Health team at Home Start provides therapy services to children, families, and adults, both in the community and at the Home Start Inc. Counseling Center. Most services are FREE to clients.
Treatment for Children
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
PCIT is an evidence-based best practice supported by more than 30 years of research. Through an earpiece, specially trained therapists coach parents/caregivers as they interact with their child. Parents/caregivers learn relationship- enhancing skills and parenting techniques for improving their child’s behavior.
Child Abuse Treatment Program (CHAT)
This program is specifically designed to provide therapy to youth 17 years of age and younger who have been victims of abuse.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)An evidence-based treatment for youth affected by trauma and their caregivers or parents.
Treatment for Adults
Home Start, Inc. Counseling Center
With sensitivity to the needs of each individual and family we serve, our professional counselors offer therapeutic services to promote healing, personal growth, healthy interpersonal relationships, and positive life transitions.
If you are seeking mental health services or more information about services provided, please call our intake line at 619-692-0727 ext. 118 and leave your information. One of our staff will return your call and determine which of our programs best meets your needs.
If you are provider looking to make a referral to our Mental Health Program, please download this referral form and fax the completed document to (619) 692-0785.