Counseling

JFS counseling services are designed to provide guidance and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and children of all faiths. Our licensed professional staff can assist with a wide variety of therapeutic needs:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Impulse Control
  • Parenting Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Stress

Contact us for more information or call (504) 831-8475

JFS therapists are all Masters-level mental health professionals or Masters-level student interns.

JFS therapists use a variety of treatment modalities depending on client needs.

We also offer:

  • Psychoeducation for diversion clients referred by the courts, to teach new decision-making skills
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Play therapy for children ages 5 and up

JFS now accepts Medicaid from Aetna Better Health, Louisiana Healthcare Connections, and United Healthcare. JFS also accepts Medicare, along with other insurance policies for Counseling Services: Aetna, United Healthcare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Connect, Gilsbar, and Tricare.

Counseling services are also available on sliding-fee scale based on household income, ranging from $18-$120 per hour. All clients are asked to bring in pay stubs, tax returns or other proof of income to be assessed on the sliding scale.

Contact us for more information or call (504) 831-8475.