Adult Mental Health Services
Adult Therapy Services
Mental Health Support Services' adult outpatient mental health services provide individualized mental health counseling services to adults over the age of 18. Services address a wide range of problems including anxiety, depression, domestic violence and interpersonal problems.
Good mental health is a critical part of our overall health and wellness. Throughout our lives, we all face challenges and sometimes the challenges can be overwhelming. Counseling can help. If you are a Chesterfield resident in need of support for issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, relationship challenges or any other significant life event, we are hear to assist you! Adult Therapy Services is a group of dedicated clinicians who will focus on treatment skills and strategies that can decrease your symptoms and rebuild your confidence.
Adult Therapy Services utilizes brief therapy models with a strengths-based approach incorporating various forms of therapy that includes, but is not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic therapy.
What to Expect
Most first-time appointments with your therapist are scheduled within 10 days of your initial intake/assessment. (The average length of treatment for most persons we serve is 3-6 months).
Payment is on a sliding scale based upon your ability to pay if you happen to be uninsured. Most forms of insurance are accepted, including Medicaid.
You will receive therapy tailored to you and based upon your current/future goals. We serve ages 18 and older.
Available under specific circumstances that your therapist can discuss with you once therapy services have begun.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services are more intensive and community-based services designed to meet the needs of individuals with longer-term mental health support needs. Adults living with serious mental illness have options. Serious mental illness (SMI) is defined based on diagnosis, impairment as a result of the diagnosis and duration of illness.
Diagnoses typically include:
- Persistent major affective disorders
- Schizophrenia spectrum
- Thought and psychotic disorders
Impairment on a recurrent or continuous basis in the ability to:
- Consistently carry out household management roles
- Consistently perform practical daily living tasks
- Maintain employment at a living wage
- Maintain a safe living situation
Duration of the serious mental illness has been, or is anticipated to be, of a long duration and includes:
- Extended involvement in outpatient services
- Hospitalization two or more times
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
A group of qualified mental health professionals whose mission is to collaborate and assist individuals to live successfully in the community. This intensive service team consists of a case manager, clinician, nurse, peer specialist, psychiatrist, substance abuse specialist, supervisor and vocational specialist.
Provides guidance navigating the mental health care system to improve quality of life and enhance integration into the community.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation (Chester House)
Chester House is a psychosocial rehabilitation program with services intended to help people diagnosed with a serious mental illness return to their best functional level in order to maintain community tenure.
Structured activities include education/skill-building activities addressing:
- Access to Community Resources
- Illness management
- Interpersonal relationships
- Life skills
Chester House also offers an evidenced based employment program, Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services. We help people find and maintain competitive employment in the community.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is an evidence-based program that recognizes that safe, stable housing is essential to mental health recovery. With the support of a housing specialist, participants are linked to market-rate housing in Chesterfield County and have wide latitude in choosing where they live. Participants pay 30% of their income toward rent and the program pays the balance. PSH participants are eligible, but not required, to receive housing case management, peer support and other mental health services.
Crisis Intervention - Available 24/7Phone 804-748-6356
Suicide and Crisis LifelinePhone: 988
Kelly FriedExecutive Director, Community Services Board
Mental Health Support Services
6801 Lucy Corr Boulevard
Chesterfield, VA 23832
6801 Lucy Corr Boulevard Chesterfield VA 23832
P.O. Box 92
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0092
Phone 804-748-1227Fax 804-768-9283
TDD Phone: 804-768-7200
Monday and Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.