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Mental Health

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Jewish Living for People with I/DD

The Jewish Living Program at JFS Rochester offers multi-sensory engagement and connections to the Jewish holidays, traditions, and culture. The program is available year-round for adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) who reside in group homes or with their families.

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Family Counseling

The Counseling Center at JFS offers family counseling services to provide support and guidance to families facing various challenges. Our experienced therapists work with families to improve communication, build stronger relationships, and navigate difficult situations together.

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Child & Adolescent Counseling

The Counseling Center at JFS Rochester offers child and adolescent counseling services using evidence-based models like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address a range of mental health concerns in young people. Our experienced therapists provide a safe and supportive environment for children and adolescents to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and develop effective coping skills to improve their emotional wellbeing.

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Aging Counseling

The Counseling Center at JFS offers services for aging adults and their caregivers to address the unique challenges that come with aging and caring for older loved ones. Our experienced therapists work with older adults and their caregivers to improve communication, navigate complex medical and social systems, and promote emotional wellbeing and quality of life for all involved.

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Caregiver Support

Part of JFS Rochester’s commitment to our area’s aging population is offering support for caregivers, helping to reduce stress, provide safe and appropriate care, alleviate ongoing or emergency financial burden, and provide a sense of community.

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SPACE – Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions – helps parents understand and support their child who is experiencing anxiety, while also taking care of their own emotional needs. The treatment focuses on the idea that when parents can manage their own reactions, they are better equipped to help their child.

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School & Childcare Counseling Support

The Counseling Center at JFS includes on-site counseling to meet the social, emotional, developmental, and mental health needs of children and youth at Jewish Day schools, religious schools, and Jewish child carecenters.

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Individual and Group Counseling

Anyone struggling with depression, anxiety or other mental health concerns that impact family and work life are welcome at The Counseling Center at JFS. Our team of licensed therapists work with people of of all ages to help resolve their unique challenges and regain a sense of well-being and stability.

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