Functional Family Therapy Program

A Specialized short-term family therapy program recognized as a "model evidence based program". It is one of the "blueprints for violence prevention" programs in the nation.

Population Served: For youngsters ages 10 to 18 at risk or presenting a broad range of acting out behaviors, including truancy, illegal behaviors, disruptive and defiant behavior who meet eligibility and medical necessity criteria.

Services include: Weekly family therapy provided in the home setting over an approximately 4 month period. Treatment intensity can range from one hour per week to up to four hours per week based on need.

Our Treatment Team: Our Functional family therapists are specifically trained in this evidence-based model and work under the supervision of an FFT trained supervisor.

Additional information can be found at the FFT Website

Treatment Locations

  • 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18702. Phone number: (570) 825-6425
  • 133 West Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657. Phone number: (570) 836-2722

Hours of Operation Services are provided at the convenience of the family.

Direct Contact

Kathleen Lech, FFT Director
Phone: 570-825-6425 Ext. 238