Below is a list defining the services offered by FOCIS Counseling Services, Inc. Please note we do NOT have emergency services and are not a 24hour/7days a week clinic. FOCIS keeps traditional business hours (Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm) with some ability to work around client schedules but we have NO urgent or emergency care capability.
CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A LIFE ENDANGERING SITUATION OR A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. IF YOU HAVE AN URGENT NEED AND WISH TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE NOW CALL 211 WHERE PEOPLE ARE ON CALL TO ASSIST YOU AND DIRECT YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE RESOURCES.
Addresses a client's past, emerging or current problems and issues by a certified or licensed clinician, each a skilled expert
in compassionate listening and problem-solving strategies.
Teaches and promotes improved communications and relationships between all members of a family enabling them to manage
day-to-day family challenges. Skilled clinicians will guide and encourage families also during trying times of grief, trauma, financial
instability, changing health conditions, etc.
Includes planned linkage, advocacy and referral assistance provided in partnership with a client, family members, and other community
services and supports as defined by the client. A FOCIS Case Manager engages a client and their identified supports to work on an
individually-developed treatment plan that establishes goals to address a client's presenting problems and issues.
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Provides to the parents of children two to six years of age interactive therapy in phases. During child-directed interaction parents
learn play therapy skills designed to calm a child, address anger, improve attention and focus, learn to cooperate and strengthen
the parent-child relationship. Through parent-directed interaction parents learn specific strategies to address a child's problem
BIP- Batterers Intervention Program
A community program that makes victim safety its first priority, establishes accountability for batterers and promotes a coordinated
community response to domestic violence. Intervention standards promote the elimination of domestic violence by providing guidelines
for ethical and accountable intervention practices to protect victims, their families and the community while seeking to eliminate
domestic violence. Intervention standards mandate that only the highest level of ethical and informed practice is acceptable and
encourage provider responsibility in reaching these standards.
Trauma Focused- CBT
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a strengths-based framework grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness
to the impact of trauma, that emphasizes physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers and survivors and creates
opportunities for survivors to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment. To improve the standard of care as we provide access
to quality services for traumatized individuals and their families throughout the community.
Supportive Services for the Homeless
Provides support to persons participating in the Oklahoma City Housing Authority's program as they strive to transition from
homelessness to self-sufficiency. This includes providing services both while they wait for a home to be readied for them and once
move in to a provided supportive home. Those services include, but are not limited to, case management, transportation and
counseling and are provided by both certified and licensed clinicians, in addition to students and interns from local universities.
Supports a couple while they explore the dynamics of their relationship. This includes, but is not limited to, addressing problematic
interactive styles, communication patterns, conflicting parenting choices, money-management differences and trust and/or fidelity
issues. Both LMFT's (Licensed Marriage Family Therapist) are licensed and certified to work with couples at FOCIS.
Advise, counsel and instruct parents who seek FOCIS services regarding problematic relationships and/or interactions with their
children are offered by a FOCIS clinician. Classes are scheduled by the clinician when parenting assistance is needed and can be
conducted individually or in groups.
Alcohol, Drug, Substance Abuse Course (ADSAC)
Serves as a resource to citizens or court-mandated persons who have recent charges involving driving impaired by alcohol or
drugs. A certified ADSAC instructor takes participants through either a 10 or 24 hour instructional course after the client has been
through an assesment which will determine if a 10 or 24 hour course will be needed . FOCIS reports participation and completion to
the appropriate authorities as mandated. Participants are not required to be a FOCIS client and the courses are offered in the evenings
and on Saturday.
Develops with the client a strategy to overcome their feelings of anger and to learn to manage destructive impulses caused by excess
anger. This occurs in either individual or group counseling, and with a trained clinician.
Supports a client presenting with abnormal stress and needing stress management to develop a therapeutic strategy to address
and remediate the stressors linked to excess stress. Clients learn that stress has many sources, including the environment,
physical change and changes in life circumstances, which can cause a specific response by the body.