Intake & Therapy

Walk-In Today for an Assessment; No Appointment Necessary

Today’s the day to begin your journey to recovery from mental illness or a substance use disorder. Family Guidance Center accepts walk-ins for an assessment, with no appointment necessary. Appointments are available on a limited basis. For more information, call (816) 364-1501.

Our professional team can assist eligible individuals with behavioral health challenges for children and teens; help for adults; and help with substance use disorder treatment. We can assist you with education regarding disease management, as well as assist you with referrals to other helpful resources in our community.

It is our goal to work with you to address behavioral health within the overall picture of your total health and wellness. If you need immediate assistance for a behavioral health crisis, please call our Crisis Intervention 24-Hour Phone Line at: CRISIS LINE 888-279- 8188

Therapy Services:

Goal oriented therapy is provided when a person is experiencing behavioral health issues that interfere with his/her ability to adjust to personal, family, school/work, or social situations.  Therapy can be utilized to assist the individual in maximizing strengths, reducing behavioral problems, and improving coping abilities. The individual and/or family will be encouraged to be involved in developing the treatment plan and working towards goal achievement to assist in improving their ability to communicate and function in a more positive manner.

Evidence based practices available include:

Neurosequential Model of Treatment
Parent-Child Interactive Therapy
Eye movement desensitization and re-processing (EMDR)
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy
Solution focused therapy