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

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

STLCFD Staff Members Enter Final Round of Certification...

Posted on August 25, 15

We are pleased to announce that Ryan Lindsay and Jessica Dyer have both made it to the final round of the certification process for...

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STLCFD Officers To Present at Coalition for Community B...

Posted on August 19, 15

Both Ryan Lindsay, Chief Operating Officer, and Nancy Spargo, Chief Executive Officer of St. Louis Center for Family Development have been invited to present...

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STLCFD Co-Founder Nancy Spargo has been elected by FOCU...

Posted on June 01, 15

STLCFD Co-Founder Nancy Spargo has been elected by FOCUS St. Louis to participate in the 2015-2016 Leadership St. Louis Program of Focus St. Louis!!...

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STLCFD Co-Founder Ryan Lindsay featured in St. Louis Ma...

Posted on May 04, 15

In the March 2015 issue of St. Louis Magazine Family Edition, STLCFD’s co-founder, Ryan Lindsay, was interviewed about Emotion Dysregulation and Dialectical Behavior Therapy....

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