Our goal is to create a supportive environment in which our clients can find helpful solutions to deal with the problems they face. We take a Brief Solution-focused approach to client issues, taking into consideration the client's work life, family traditions, cultural and spiritual beliefs.
We offer counseling sessions for individuals, couples and families in the following areas:
Seminars offered on:
We are a privately owned counseling agency with its primary office in Bartlett, Tennessee. We are trained to work with all cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds.
Willie holds a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee College of Social Work and is licensed to practice in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He has presented regionally, nationally and internationally at conferences on subjects from his areas of expertise. Willie has been married for over 35 years and has two adult children - a son and a daughter. Willie has served as a clinical therapist for over 16 years.
Anger Management Issues
Depression and Anxiety Issues
Sessions are usually 50 to 60 minutes. Most clients are seen once a week in the beginning, then, based on progress, sessions become less frequent. The number of sessions depends on what your current needs are.
The length of time a client is in counseling depends the nature of the problem and the goals of the counseling. Some clients have a very specific problem that can be worked through in a set course of counseling. For others, counseling is an on-going learning process and they choose to receive counseling for a longer period.
Unfortunately, sometimes one partner is not as willing as the other to come in for counseling. However, research indicates that it is possible to improve the relationship with just one person involved in counseling.
You can learn more about the fees, methods of payment, and general payment policy by clicking the button below.
Sliding-Scale Fee Schedule
Combined Gross Family Income Therapy Fee Per Session*
$10,000 & Under $30
$10,001 - 15,000 $35
$15,001 - 20,000 $40
$20,001 - 30,000 $45
$30,001 - 40,000 $50
$40,001 - 50,000 $55
$50,001 - 60,000 $60
$60,001 - 70,000 $65
$70,001 - 80,000 $70
$80,001 & Above $75
*ACF Counseling accepts payment by check or cash only.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION -- INTAKE FORM
To avoid taking time during your appointment filling out paperwork, please print the Intake Form and fill it out and bring it with you on the day of the appointment.
Download the Intake Form by clicking on "Download" below.
The form will open in a new window. Please print the form, review and complete the information requested. Please remember to sign the form. Couples who are coming to an appointment together may use the same form. Each person will also complete a Burns Depression Checklist in the office.