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From left to right: Heather Winters, Christina Lalama, Myles Machado, Luciana

Brief Strategic Family Therapy Institute Welcomes Switchboard of Miami

The wooded surroundings create a serene and peaceful atmosphere for youth and their families visiting Family Counseling Services, a division of Switchboard of Miami. The grounds surrounding the clinic transition youth and families from their home environment of unrest and uncertainty to an ambiance of ease and tranquility. Before ever a word is spoken, Family Counseling’s geographic location has already set the stage for emotional healing, treatment, and recovery.

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Left to Right: Elia Simon, MC, LPC, Kim Egan, M.A.E.d, LPC, and Steve Ginsberg, Chief Executive Officer, Touchstone Behavioral Health

Touchstone Behavioral Health Continually Strives For Excellence

For the past 11 years, Touchstone has implemented the Brief Strategic Family Therapy® (BSFT®) model to apply evidence-based services to families at risk for abuse and neglect or using drugs. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Touchstone is the oldest running BSFT program provider. The BSFT program was initiated at Touchstone in 2003 and has continued to serve families using the BSFT model.

Under the leadership of Timothy Dunst, President and Steve Ginsberg, Chief Executive Officer, Touchstone’s mission is to “partner with youth and their families to provide evidence-based services and support to help them acquire the skills to live productive and responsible lives.”

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Recognition for Brief Strategic Family Therapy®

  • National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices
  • U.S. Office of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
  • Indian Health Service