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Our Mission

... is to touch, move and inspire all those we come into contact with. Stepping forward is our mission. We do this by teaching the mind to think, the hands to work, and the heart to love.

Top Mental Health Services for Kids
in Irvine, Yorba Linda CA, and Chatham, New Jersey

Stepping Forward Counseling Center (SFCC), LLC is an excellent mental health organization with three open locations in Irvine, Yorba Linda, California and Chatham, New Jersey. We provide a safe space for children and young adults who are struggling with neuro-biological disorders, emotional issues or mental illnesses, such as Bipolar Disorder, Conduct Disorder, ADHD/ADD, OCD, Anxiety, Depression, etc. SFCC offers highly effective mental health services, programs and summer camps (Stepping Forward Therapeutic Summer Camp) to clients residing in Southern California and New Jersey. Our staff of highly compassionate and knowledgeable mental health specialists are experts in the evaluation and treatment of emotional and mental ailments. SFCC is passionate about helping young children, adolescents and their families improve their quality of life.

Exceptional Mental Health Programs

With SFCC, we offer a diverse assortment of exceptional mental health programs based on the needs of our client. Each child has their own personalized plan. We provide a comprehensive list of integrated, therapeutic treatment programs and educational services that are effective, culturally competent and client-friendly.

Whether your child is in need of an Afterschool Program, Autism “ABA” Programs, Psychiatrist Outpatient Services, creative art therapy, Parent Programs, Family Therapy, Clinically Advanced Multi-Modality Program, etc., SFCC’s evidence-based behavior strategies and modalities are proven to work and hold a very high success rate. Our clients have shown significant improvements in self-esteem, social skills, anger control, problem-solving skills, rule following, etc. All of our programs are customized to suit your child’s specific needs.

The intensity of our programs and customizable solutions is what makes SFCC successful! We do extensive performance tracking in order to determine the intensity needed for your child. From home to school, our experts get involved in every aspect of the child’s life. We pride ourselves for building close relationships with our clients’ schools, teachers and school psychologists. SFCC’s ultimate goal is helping our clients improve their quality of life. We do this by teaching the mind to think, the hands to work and the heart to love. If you have any questions and concerns, contact Stepping Forward Counseling Center today!

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Our wide variety of exceptional mental health programs are customized to suit the personal needs of each patient. We aim to better our patients’ quality of life. Our compassionate team is here for you every step of the way.
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Summer C.A.M.P.

SFCC’s Summer C.A.M.P. is filled with good-for-the-soul activities, such as yoga, sports, art, horseback riding, field trips, camping, etc. Our camp is focused towards helping our clients develop self-confidence, communication skills, trust and much more.



Check out our calendar of events for all updates! SFCC is an exceptional mental health center located in Southern California and New Jersey. Provide your child with a safe space to learn and grow. Think of SFCC as your home away from home.

Touch, Move and Inspire
Summer C.A.M.P. 2018
Clinically Advanced Multi-Modality Program

Join us for a summer of sun, fun and friends at our Summer C.A.M.P (Clinically Advanced Multi-Modality Program). Our C.A.M.P is designed by our staff to accomplish goals in environments where our clients can have the most fun. Our clients conquer fears, build confidence and self-esteem, and develop an enthusiasm for life while learning social and emotional skills.

More About Summer C.A.M.P.
Our clients
improve in areas of:
  • Self-esteem
  • Home behavior
  • Social behavior
  • Academic competence
  • Rule following
  • Anger control
  • Friendship skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Classroom behavior
From Our Clients

Scotch Plains School system has allowed us the opportunity to utilize your Summer program which was highly beneficial for my daughter. I would like to continue to use your program either during the week or on Saturdays but it is unaffordable to us. My daughter continues to make progress with your summer programs. I hope the school allows her to continue. We have been very satisfied with her progress, your instructors and your programs.

More Testimonials
  • California:
  • (949) 333-1209
  • New Jersey:
  • (973) 635-6550