The Military & Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program at a glance:

  • Provides non-medical short-term, situational problem-solving counseling to Service Members and their Families
  • Provides psycho-education to help Service Members and their Families understand the impact of stress, deployments, family reunions following deployments and the stresses of military life
  • MFLC services augment existing military support services
  • Flexible service delivery (outreach/rotational and on-demand)
  • Services can be provided on or off military installations
  • Services provided to individuals, couples, families and groups
  • Children's Support Program addresses impact of military life on children
  • Mandated reporters of child abuse, domestic abuse and other duty-to-warn situations
  • Services are otherwise confidential and private, except for duty-to-warn situations


Non-Medical Counseling Services

     Life Skills

  • Anger management
  • Communication
  • Relationship issues
  • Productivity at work
  • Conflict resolution
  • Parenting
  • Decision-making skills

     Military Lifestyle

  • Deployment stress
  • Coping skills
  • Relocation adjustment
  • Sadness, grief and loss
  • Homesickness
  • Separation
  • Building resiliency
  • Reintegration warrior to citizen


About Military & Family Life Counselors

  • Masters or Ph.D. level licensed clinical counselors
  • Work with Families, individuals, couples and children to provide non-medical problem identification and counseling services
  • Address relationships, stress management, grief after loss, occupational and other individual and family issues, providing crisis intervention when needed
  • Work with existing Military Family Support programs to complement services provided


Guard/Reserve Component Services

To maximize the support available to Guard and Reserve Service Members while preparing for the issues surrounding pre-deployment, mobilization and post-deployment, the MFLC Program:

  • Provides psycho-educational presentations, briefings and counseling support for drill weekends and Family events on a variety of topics, including deployment, mobilization, reunion and reintegration, communication and sadness, grief and loss
  • Provides services including educational and counseling services for Families, pre-deployment events for Service Members, deployment presentations for younger audiences, marriage enrichment and stress reactions and coping mechanisms.

MFLC is intended to serve all Services and Guard/Reserve components.