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The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare provides quality, accessible, and comprehensive mental health care to veterans, their families, and family members of active duty service members. Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.

The Cohen Clinic at Metrocare uses evidenced-based practices with a holistic approach to improve the quality of life for our veterans and military families. Services are provided by trained and credentialed staff with military culture competency. Veterans and military family members, including parents, children, partners, and loved ones impacted by veterans' service, are able to receive services individually or as a family unit at the same place with the same treatment team.

The Cohen Clinic at Metrocare also helps to connect veteran families to community resources and services, as necessary, through its case management services.


 
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The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare
has been awarded a CARF Three-Year Accreditation

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Proud Member of Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce

The highly-skilled clinicians at the Cohen Clinic at Metrocare provides therapy for individuals, groups, couples, children and families for a variety of behavioral health challenges, including:

  • • Depression

  • • Stress and anxiety

  • • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • • Substance misuse

  • • Sleep problems

  • • Hyper-vigilance (being on high alert)

  • • Anger

  • • Grief and loss

  • • Transitional challenges

  • • Relationship and family difficulties

In addition, we focus on meeting the needs of veterans and military family members to improve the quality of their lives with brief case management and local resource connection, including:

  • • Caregiver support

  • • Child care

  • • Education

  • • Employment

  • • Legal assistance

  • • Military transitions

  • • Peer support

  • • Personal finances

  • • Recreation

  • • Rehabilitation, occupation and/or physical therapies

  • • Smoking cessation

  • • Wellness, health, nutrition, exercise

  • • Other life circumstances

Telehealth

Our CVN Telehealth program provides face-to-face video therapy that allows veterans and military family members to have appointments in real time through confidential video conferencing. Therapy via CVN Telehealth has been shown to be equally as effective as in-person therapy.
 
To connect, clients need a secure internet connection and a device like a phone, computer, or tablet with audio and video capabilities. At the Cohen Clinic at Metrocare, we use a secure, private, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software to ensure confidential services.
 
To learn more, download our guide to CVN Telehealth or call our clinic.

Post-9/11 veterans, their families and family members of active duty service members, including parents, children, partners and other loved ones affected by the veteran’s service.  
 
The Cohen Clinic at Metrocare seeks to complement care provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) and provide support for three specific under-served groups:

  • • Veterans who do not receive mental health care in the VA system, whether for reasons of limited accessibility or other factors (including personal preference);

  • • Veterans who are ineligible for care in the VA system (e.g., due to discharge status, conditions that are not service-connected); and

  • • Veteran family members, including parents, spouses/significant others, and children.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Call (469) 680-3500 and get connected to the Intake Coordinator.
Access and complete the Adult Intake Form and/or Child Intake Form prior to your appointment.
Please also review the information on privacy practices, your rights and responsibilities, and how to file a complaint.

In the event of a mental health emergency, please refer to the resources below: 9-1-1
National Veterans Crisis Hotline: (800) 273-8255, push 1
National Women Veterans Hotline: (855) 829-6636
National Domestic Violence: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
 

Receive care outside of the clinic. Call or click here to discuss your options:
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The following clinicians are Licensed Psychologists (or provisionally licensed) with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.  For information on how to verify a license or file a complaint, please go to www.tsbep.texas.gov.
Dr. Fernando Alessandri #38311
Dr. Shakesha Evans #37933 (provisional)
Dr. Chelsea Fiduccia #37370
Dr. Ashton Steele #37663
Dr. Amy Williams #31294
 
The following clinicians are Licensed Clinical Social Workers with the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.  For information on how to verify a license or make a complaint, please go to https://www.dshs.texas.gov/socialwork.
Janet Centola 22192
Belinda Luna 51657
Leticia Moreland 16051
 
The following clinician is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.  For information on how to verify a license or make a complaint, go to https://www.dshs.texas.gov/MFT
Shakesha Evans 304620
 
The following clinician is a board certified physician with the Texas Medical Board.  For information on how to verify a license or make a complaint, go to www.tmb.state.tx.us.
Dr. John Bennett H9792

Military Family Clinic Contact Information:
16160 Midway Rd, Suite 218
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: (469) 680-3500
Fax: (972) 426-8309
MFC@metrocareservices.org

Amy Williams, Ph.D.
Clinic Director

amy.williams@metrocareservices.org

Donate to the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare:


For further information or questions regarding donations, please contact:
Tameka Y. Cass at tameka.cass@metrocareservices.org or 214-743-1220