Military and Family Life Counselor
Military and Family Life Counselors assist service members and their Families with circumstances occurring across the military life cycle and aims to enhance operational and Family readiness. They provide support to individuals, couples, Families and groups for a range of issues including, but not limited to: deployment stress, reintegration, relocation adjustment, separation, anger management, conflict resolution, parenting, parent/child communication, relationship/family issues, coping skills, homesickness, and grief and loss. All Military and Family Life Counselors provide confidential non-medical counseling services face-to-face, on and off of military installations.
All Military and Family Life Counselors have a master's degree or doctorate in a mental health- related field, such as social work, psychology, marriage and Family therapy or counseling, and possess a valid unrestricted counseling license or certification from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. commonwealth, or a U.S. territory that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in a respective field. Counseling is private and confidential, with the exception of mandatory state, federal, and military duty-to-warn reporting requirements.