Clinical Counseling Services

Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to practice social distancing, the Fleet & Family Support Center is closed, and the staff are working remotely. 

Please call 301-342-4911 for more information and assistance. For emergencies, please call the Command Duty Office at 301-342-1095.

People sometimes encounter difficult situations or crises in their lives and often benefit from the professional counseling services that are available at the Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC). Counseling contributes to personal readiness by providing the opportunity to develop emotional awareness and problem-solving skills that can reduce stress in the workplace or in personal relationships.

Our Fleet & Family Support Center is staffed with highly qualified, licensed counselors who provide short-term counseling for active duty service members, spouses, dependents, and retirees. Each of the counselors holds a masters or doctorate degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology. They are fully credentialed to provide confidential counseling and are available to assist you with your concerns, at no cost.

Clinical Counseling at the Fleet & Family Support Center is based on the best scientific evidence of models and research; it is supported by our nurturing environment and well-educated service providers. Our office provides individual, marriage and family counseling services – giving our service members and their families the opportunity to achieve their personal best.
Fleet & Family Support Center counselors can provide support in dealing with a wide range of concerns such as:
·         Improved Communication
·         Strategies for Managing Stress & Anger
·         Grief & Loss
·         Adjusting to Impact of Deployment
·         Life Transitions
·         Relationship Concerns

You do not need a referral from your Command, Tricare or primary care physician.
Crisis intervention services are also available and same day or walk-in appointments are welcome.
Contact Fleet & Family Support at 301-342-4911 for more information.