Military & Family Life Counselors

At Ellsworth AFB there are two unique Military & Family Life Counselor Programs:

One that Supports Service Members and Their Families (MFLC) and one that supports Military Children, Youth, & Those Supporting Them (CYB-MFLC)


Do You Need Someone To Talk To?

Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLCs) are here to listen. MFLCs are Masters or Ph.D. level, licensed professionals from outside the military system who are available to help service members, spouses, family members, children, and civilian employees address:

Life Skills Military Lifestyle
• Anger Management• Conflict Resolution• Communication

• Parenting

• Relationship Issues

• Decision Making Skills

• Productivity at Work

• Deployment Stress• Reintegration: Warrior to Citizen• Relocation Adjustment

• Separation

• Coping Skills

• Building Resiliency

• Homesickness

• Loss & Grief

The services they provide are FREE and ANONYMOUS except when state, federal and military reporting requirements dictate otherwise for protection of personnel.

NO RECORDS ARE KEPT

Helping you is their priority!

After-hours and weekend appointments are available and group or off-site meetings can be arranged.
Scheduling an appointment is easy, just call the Ellsworth MFLC at 605-351-6931. (You may have to dial the area code)


Do you need help with Child & Youth Behaviors?

The Child & Youth Behavioral Military & Family Life Counselors are Masters or Ph.D. level, licensed professionals specializing in child and youth behavioral issues. They are available at no cost to assist children & youth, parents, family members and staff.

• School adjustment
• Deployment and separation
• Reunion adjustment
• Sibling and parent-child communication
• Behavioral concerns
• Fear, grief and loss
• Daily life issues

Child & Youth Behavioral Military & Family Life Counselors provide broad-ranging support to military children and youth, and to the family members and other adults who support them. For example, they:

• Engage in activities with children/youth
• Provide direct intervention in classroom, camp or family childcare situations, including assisting staff in setting and managing boundaries
• Model behavioral techniques and provide feedback to staff
• Are available to staff to discuss interactions with children and other concerns
• Outreach to parents
• Facilitate psycho-educational groups at child and youth program sites
• Conduct parent and staff training sessions

The services they provide are FREE and ANONYMOUS except when state, federal and military reporting requirements dictate otherwise for protection of personnel.

NO RECORDS ARE KEPT

After-hours and weekend appointments are available and group sessions, educational presentations and individual meetings can be arranged.
Scheduling an appointment is easy, just call the Ellsworth CYB MFLC at 605-351-7002. (You may have to dial the area code)