In Home Family Counseling Associates (IHFCA) began in February 2008 as an individual practice serving primarily at risk teens and their families in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. Today IHFCA is a group practice with seven full time therapists serving families in Johnson, Wyandotte, Douglas, Leavenworth, Atchison, Miami and Franklin counties. Combined, our therapists conduct about 4,500 home visits a year while providing home based behavioral health care to nearly 500 individuals and their families.
Our client base and the needs that bring them to us are diverse. We help our clients address a wide range of issues that include anxiety, depression, anger, ADD/ADHD, Mood Disorders, Adjustment Disorders related to chronic medical conditions and/or disabilities, Attachment Disorders, Parent/Teen Conflict, Sibling Conflict, Poor Social Skills, Family Violence, Physical and Emotional Trauma, Child Neglect and Abuse, Truancy, School Suspensions, Learning Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Inadequate Support Systems, Financial Stress and Bereavement.
We specialize in serving at risk populations that include individuals in foster care or Juvenile Justice Authority (JJA) custody. In addition, many of our clients also receive services through one of the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver programs, including Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED), Frail and Elderly (FE), Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled (IDD), Physical Disability (PD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
We would not exist with the strong relationships we have formed with over 100 referral sources, both individuals and organizations. Our referral network includes foster care agencies, schools, hospitals, medical clinics, legal practices, Juvenile Justice Authority (JJA), Community Mental Health Centers, Kansas Department of Children and Families (DCF), In Patient Psychiatric Hospitals, Residential Treatment Facilities, Managed Care Organizations and case managers serving the HCBS waiver programs.