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Welcome to CFGC!

The Child and Family Guidance Center (CFGC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, proactively creates wellness through innovative mental health services, prevention and early intervention programs.

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San Fernando Valley: 818-739-5250
Antelope Valley: 661-265-8627

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Depression is a serious mental health issue that significantly impacts the lives of many youth. Data from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH, 2015) notes the following rates among adolescents: Major depression occurs in about 9% of teens ages 12 to 17 Depression is more common in girls (13.7%) then boys (4.7%) Among Black […]

Many parents end up in my office expressing that they feel frustrated and upset after they yell. They also share feelings of guilt over the way they otherwise react such as becoming sarcastic or withdrawing. They say they will work harder not to yell, but they realize that working harder is not the same as […]

Researchers are learning that effective strategies to reduce childhood obesity must go beyond strong nutritional policies in schools and a reduction in TV or screen time. In fact, a new study suggests encouraging more social interaction for children and expanding their number of friendships may in itself, limit screen time. Read original article…


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