Functional Family Therapy Program

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 – 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 x238


Parent Child Interaction Therapy

Parent Child Interaction Therapy is an evidence-based treatment that has demonstrated clinical improvements in the behavior of pre-school-aged children. See the following video to learn more about PCIT and the Children’s Service Center. For inquiries or to make an appointment for your child call 570-825-6425.