El Paso Child Guidance Center
The El Paso Child Guidance Center has been deeply rooted in the community for 67 years. Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families in a safe environment through mental health services, education, and awareness. Our Vision is to transform the Borderland by advancing mental health to foster healing and a stigma-free environment. The El Paso Child Guidance Center has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for twenty years. COA partners with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards. COA envisions excellence in the delivery of human services globally, resulting in the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Receiving accreditation proves the Center is meeting the highest national standards of professional performance.

Causes: Advocacy, Children and Youth, Health and Mental Well-being

Mental Health starts with ME. The El Paso Child Guidance Center harnesses the power of WE in wellness and provides clients a complete mental healthcare team tailored to their needs. As a team, together, our clients are provided effective, efficient, compassionate wrap-around care, never the run-around. Our highly trained, multidisciplinary team of therapists, professional counselors, clinical social workers, psychiatrists and care coordinators are ready to help you begin your journey to mental wellness.

Our Programs
Responsive, Effective, Efficient, and Compassionate
Prevention & Intervention
The El Paso Child Guidance Center provides and facilitates mental health education in our community. Whether you are a mental health professional, parent, caregiver, a company, group, or a community partner, we provide an array of trainings, seminars, and workshops, both online and in-person, in English or Spanish. Mental health education is the key to prevention!
Client Centered Coordinated Care
Client Centered Coordinated Care is the preferred, highest quality mental health care program available. A group of highly trained mental health professionals from various specialties form a mental wellness team for the client, ensuring every mental health care need is met by providing therapy, psychiatry, in-home skill building and so much more.
Psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy” is a program offered to identify and treat troubling thoughts, emotions, or behaviors. Various therapy techniques are available. The Center offers expert level Trauma Specific and Trauma Informed Services such as individual, group, or family therapy, parent-child interaction therapy and so much more.
The El Paso Child Guidance Center partners with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center to provide psychiatric services to our clients. Under the Direction of Medical Director Dr. Sara Michaels, her team not only assess the mental challenges of the client, but also any potential physical challenges that are directly impacting mental wellness.
Why We Matter
Any vibrant community deserves responsive, effective, and efficient mental health care in a safe and welcoming space conducive to healing and wellbeing. We continue to respond to the ongoing mental health crisis by serving over 2,500 clients annually and scheduling over 8,000 appointments. We cannot do it alone. Your contributions help ensure no client is ever turned away due to an inability to pay. Any size contribution helps the Center provide quality mental health services to children and families.
Remember, MEntal Health starts with ME:
• Acknowledging my own mental health needs • Advocating to end the stigma • Contributing any way I can
Our Progress
Our Goal $5,000
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