The majority of clients who have participated in mental health services at AAFS report relief of emotional distress and progress toward personal goals. Counselors and facilitators help clients identify their source of unrest, then offer stability and wellness through culturally responsive and holistic mental health services. AAFS is licensed under State of Minnesota Rule 29 as a Community Mental Health Clinic. AAFS complies with Minnesota Rule 29 and Rule 31 regulations.
Our services address mental health concerns such as depression, trauma, family violence, grief and loss, parenting skills and many other issues. Specific programming and resources include the following programs detailed below.
Individual & Family Counseling
Our licensed mental health therapists provide individual and family counseling for adults and adolescents by appointment or walk-in, when available. AAFS mental health therapists can also be found in Twin Cities community health clinics, where they provide sliding fee mental health counseling sessions for those who qualify. AAFS contracts with most of Minnesota's insurance providers.
Our Hope for Healing Center is a Rule 29 mental health clinic licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. At the Hope for Healing Center, we provide group, couples, family and individual therapy through our innovative tier programming. Our clients receive health assessments, psychiatric evaluations and diagnoses, which are followed by regular therapy appointments and medication consultation as needed.
Our ecological therapeutic approach employs multiple modalities, including: