Promoting growth of underserved families Regionally renowned outpatient DBT services Enhancing family development Family centered, trauma informed, and evidence based Providing best practice services

RyanLindsayCongratulations to our Chief Operating Officer Ryan Lindsay MSW, LCSW!

He has successfully completed all the requirements set forth by the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification to become a “Certified DBT Individual Clinician”. By completing this process, Ryan has been assessed to have the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for competent delivery of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy model. We recognize all the time and work that has gone into this process and extend our heartfelt congratulations on his accomplishment!

About STLCFD

Training Methods

Training Methods

STLCFD focuses on providing the highest quality training for its employees.  STLCFD has some of the most experienced and exceptional mental health clinicians in St. Louis.

Treatment Approaches

Treatment Approaches

STLCFD uses the most up-to-date, research supported, expertly trained treatments.  STLCFD believes it is the responsibility of clinicians to utilize the highest quality, proven treatments.

Strategies for Innovation

Strategies for Innovation

STLCFD employs its staff knowledge and expertise to bring the best treatment approaches to individuals and communities that do not fit the typical treatment seeker.

Mix of Services

Mix of Services

STLCFD’s business model focuses on development across four core services, all of which meet differing needs of the community, and includes the most vulnerable populations.

STLCFD Partnerships

STLCFD Partnerships

STLCFD actively seeks to partner with those organizations that have shown to consistently possess the highest standards of commitment to their clients and their employees.

STLCFD People

STLCFD People

STLCFD seeks to hire the most qualified and best treatment providers in the metropolitan area who embody integrity, hard work, compassion, and the desire for learning and growth.

STLCFD Culture

STLCFD Culture

STLCFD culture focuses on developing sense of caring, trust, empowerment, and success.  STLCFD was voted one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s Five Star Workplace 2013.

Social Impact

Social Impact

STLCFD is  well established in the social service systems of care and business community as a collaborative provider of high quality services, committed to the underserved.

STLCFD News

Give DV The Boot!

Posted on October 20, 15

St. Louis Center for Family Development supports the Women’s Safe House in giving domestic violence the boot on October 20, 2015.  

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STLCFD’s COO, in conjunction with Mental Health Ameri...

Posted on October 12, 15

STLCFD’s COO, in conjunction with Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri,  will be discussing Borderline Personality Disorder in response to the film Welcome to Me.  Description:...

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New groups helps immigrants, refugees find their way to...

Posted on October 08, 15

Many organizations in St. Louis have made a concerted effort recently to be more welcoming to refugees and immigrants. But that doesn’t mean that when...

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COLLEGE ESSAYS: College essays help teens confront past...

Posted on September 11, 15

ST. LOUIS • Right about now, aspiring high school seniors across the country are undertaking the vexing task of writing college essays. Some will...

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