Clinic Counseling

Individual, couples and family therapy are provided to people of all ages at our clinic in Ventura. Our Counseling Services are non-denominational. Therapists see clients who are struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety and trauma. Other issues include serious illness, divorce, phases of life and adoption.

All Counseling Services are confidential and provided in a warm and nurturing atmosphere. Counseling services are provided by Licensed Marriage Family Therapists (MFTs), and  Marriage Family Therapy Interns (MFT Interns). All counseling services are supervised by Jay Ansama our Clinical Director.

JFS receives referrals from a wide variety of sources including Ventura County Behavioral Health, Medical Clinics and private physicians, other mental health professionals and satisfied former clients. Clients are typically seen weekly but may on occasion be seen bi-weekly or monthly. We are a cash only counseling center.  Client fees, are based on a sliding scale determined by the clients average monthly income.

If you are interested in starting counseling with Jewish Family Service, please contact our office at 805-641-6565.  You will be asked a few basic questions, and then will be contacted by our Clinical Director to discuss the type of counseling you are looking for and determine the fee for counseling services.

JFS is available to provide free emergency counseling services to those who have been affected by the Thomas Fire.  If you or someone you know needs counseling, please call JFS, 805-641-6565, and speak to our Clinical director, Jay Ansama, LMFT.