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Educational Resources

LDS Referral Resources

Counseling services are available for people of all ages and include individual, couples, family and group therapy.  To discuss counseling options in your area contact: 

  • VA Richmond LDS Family Services Agency - 8110 Virginia Pine Court, Richmond, Virginia 23237-2203, 1-804-743-0727

  • MD Frederick LDS Family Services Agency - 172 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick, Maryland 21702-4404, 1-301-694-5896

  • VA Arlington LDS Family Services Agency - 3900 Howard Street, Annandale, Virginia 22003-1762, 1-804-743-0727

  • AMCAP listing of additional therapists:

Leadership Consultation Calls

Bishops, Relief Society Presidents and Elders Quorum Presidents (and others upon assignment from the aforementioned leaders) are invited to join us for a Leadership Consultation Call on the following dates, Sundays at 8 p.m.  An AMCAP board member will host the calls and will be joined by another local therapist. We will spend 15-20 minutes on a topic and then 40-45 discussing matters brought by participants. To join and submit a question please register here: Leadership Consultation Calls

Dates & Topics 
  • April 21 - Youth - interviews, standards nights, etc.

  • June 9 - Marriage - Notes.

  • September 22 - Creating Supportive Conversations - We'll explore how to talk with members in a supportive way without stepping into “counseling,” helping them to open up while also setting helpful boundaries.

  • November 10 - TBD


Download these resources to learn more about mental health topics and how to help.


  • Clergy Bridge: Created at BYU to educate clergy about mental health problems, treatment options, and suggestions on what leaders can do.  Topics include mental illness, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, suicide, substance abuse and addiction, domestic abuse, sexual addictions, eating disorders and financial issues around debt and job loss.

  • Guidebook for Emotional Disorders: Created by LDS Family Services, Richmond, VA Office.  The guidebook focuses on giving a brief overview of various emotional disorders, what helpers can do, and suggested resources. 

LDS Addiction Recovery Groups

To find a group meeting for individuals who struggle with addiction or for family members and friends of those who struggle with addiction, go to this website for a meeting locator:

​Community Resources

Find services in Northern Virginia and beyond in the online listing of the Quick Guide, which is a pocket index to the most frequently sought human services in our region. The Quick Guide covers the Alexandria-Arlington-Fairfax-Loudoun-Prince William area.  Many sections also have been expanded to cover the Fredericksburg-Clarke-Culpeper-Fauquier-King 


George-Spotsylvania-Stafford-Warren area.  If you need help in identifying the most convenient or appropriate services for your needs, call the number listed under “Information and Referral” in your area.  For access to the online listing of Quick Guide visit this website:

For additional community resources visit these websites:

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