The Center for Individual and Family Effectiveness
310 East 8th Street
Suite C
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone:   (423) 265-7935
Fax: (423) 265-8204

Mission Statement
  The mission of The Center for Individual and Family Effectiveness is to address individual and family system needs that result from emotional and psychological trauma.  

The Center for Individual and Family Effectiveness mental health facility offers a multitude of services for the surrounding area. As well as offering counseling to children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups CIFE also offers an array of professional services including:
  • psychosexual evaluations
  • psychological/parenting assessments
  • expert court testimony
  • case consultations
  • licensure supervision
CIFE accepts interns from master level programs for practicum internships. Please contact our office if you are interested.

CIFE offers both individual and professional services:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Couseling
  • School Related Issues
  • Lifespan Development
  • Life Transitions
  • Addiction Recovery
  • Sexual Issues/Dysfunctions
  • Issues of Aging - Caregiver
  • PTSD
  • Grief Counseling
  • Abuse Counseling
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Mental Health Assessments
  • Parenting Assessments
Pricing varies with every assessment. Please contact our office to discuss the assessment process and costs.

Fee Scale:
Doctoral Level Therapist      $100/hr
Master Level      $75/hr
Post-Grad (Persuant of Licensure)      $50/hr

Some of our conselors work with BCBS, United Healthcare, and other insurances. Please check your policy for outpatient behavioural health benefits then check with our staff for names of counselors who may accept your insurance.

Through generous donations and support CIFE is able to offer a sliding scale to make counseling available for those who may not have the means to pay. The majority of our case loads are offered at a reduced rate.