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Counseling Staff

Christian Family Care’s child and family counselors are all Masters-level therapists, many of whom are Arizona Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. Children’s therapists are supervised by a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. In addition to extensive training, they bring practical life experience to their work as former school teachers, school counselors, social workers, foster and adoptive parents.

To schedule an appointment at any one of our convenient Phoenix child and family counselor locations, call CFC in Phoenix, toll free (800) 939-5432 or (602) 396-2508.

Our Counselors

When dealing with life’s challenges, it is important to find a place where you can feel heard and understood. The counseling staff at Christian Family Care Agency are dedicated to helping people work through the daily struggles of living in today’s world.

Adra Helmich, LAC

Adra is a Licensed Associate Counselor, attachment trauma therapist for children, families and individuals. She holds a master’s degree in counseling with a concentration in trauma, abuse and deprivation, and is trained in EMDR through the Humanitarian Assistance Program EMDRIA. She is continuing her education working on her PhD in Psychology at Grand Canyon University. Adra works with children, adolescents, adults and families in many areas including trauma, sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, ADHD, attachment, relational issues, grief and loss and life changes.


Brandon L. Jones, MAPC, TAD, LAC

Brandon is a Licensed Associate Counselor. He holds a master’s degree in Professional Counseling with a concentration in trauma, abuse, and deprivation. He has studied under the TCU Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development Team and is a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner and Educator; he is also trained in EMDR through an EMDRIA approved program. Brandon brings 10 years of behavioral health experience serving children, adults, and families. He is married with 4 children, and brings personal experience as a foster and adoptive parent.


Jennie Dalcour, LAC

Jennie Dalcour is a child and family trauma therapist. She holds a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree and is a Licensed Associate Counselor. Jennie has counseled with children, teens, and families with Christian Family Care since 2014. She has five children. She is skilled in working with young children through adolescents who have experienced trauma or attachment injury. Jennie is trained in EMDR.


Russell Yost, LPC, LMFT

Russ earned his Masters in Counseling from ASU in 1981. Since then, he has successfully treated clients in the areas of marriage and family counseling, and men’s issues including anger management and sexual addiction. He works with children, teens, families and couples, and is trained in EMDR.



CFC is a non-profit organization and the cost of providing services exceeds the fees charged for those services. Counseling fees vary by counselor and the type of counseling received. Fees are modifiable based on income and family size, and are discussed with each client at the first session.


CFC may be able to accept some insurance plans; check with your intake worker or call for more information.

Workshops/Seminars/Training Classes

Click here to find out more about our Parent University Classes.

Or submit the Inquiry Form on the Contact page for more information.

For other parenting resources, download the following document: Parenting Resources

CFC Resource Library

The CFC Resource Library is available for community use. The library, created through a grant received from Ronald McDonald House Charities, includes books focused on adoption, foster care and parenting. It specifically provides resources for families who are parenting children with special needs, particularly those children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Additionally, the library includes a broad selection of illustrated stories about adoption for both preschool- and school-aged children. The library, which includes more than 1,000 books and videos, is located in the Phoenix office at 3603 North 7th Avenue and is open during the Agency’s regular business hours.

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Parent Education

Why is my child acting this way? Understanding my child's behaviors and what they mean. Presented by Misty Adame, Licensed Associate Counselor, Licensed Foster Parent identifying and understanding problem behaviors; how trauma can impact your child, and how to respond in ways which increase positive behavior.

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Phoenix Central Office

3603 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85013
Phone: 602 396-2508
Toll-Free: 800 939-5432