The Psychological Health Coordinator (PHC) is a licensed mental health professional committed to providing services and expertise to members of the National Guard. Targeted areas of support are:
Assistance to Service Members and their families through assessment, referral, clinical case management, and education. Services are voluntary, and at no cost to the Service Member or family.
Clinical consultation for Command leadership at all levels. This extends to all activities aimed at promoting wellness.
Chaplains care for the spiritual well-being of Soldiers regardless of their religious backgrounds, ministering to their needs and helping them meet challenges in areas like religion, spirituality, morals and morale.
Our counselors meet with Service Members and/or their Family Members who are experiencing a desire for support around such things as stress, anxiety, depression, anger, grief, sleep difficulties and family or relationship struggles--we also work with individuals to promote general wellness and good health.
Counseling is available by telephone, internet and face-to-face and is confidential and free of cost. Confidentiality is strictly maintained and information will not be released to any party without your permission.*
*Exceptions to confidentiality include risk of self-harm or harm to others plus any report regarding abuse or neglect of a child, elderly or disabled individual.
Building Resiliency * Enhancing Performance - The Army National Guard (ARNG) Resilience Program educates Soldiers on 14 skills designed to provide emotional, physical, social, spiritual, and family fitness. All Soldiers are required to receive training on 14 of these skills every two years. By building resiliency skills, you can develop your ability to understand your own thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, as well as the thoughts and behaviors of others. Resiliency helps you:
- Cope with stress
- Overcome setbacks
- Solve problems
- Remain task-focused
- Perform under pressure
- Build confidence
- Decrease helplessness, depression, and anxiety
- Improve relationship connections
All of these skills are key components to you being mission-ready. ALWAYS READY AND RESILIENT - LONESTAR.
The SAPR office is committed to eliminating incidents of sexual assault by instituting a policy focused on increasing awareness through prevention and education, victim-centered support, intimidation free reporting, thorough investigation, and accountability for those who commit sexual assault crimes.
Additionally, we offer individual Counseling free of charge to service members and TMD employees regarding challenges associated with sexual assault or domestic violence.