Helping You Put the
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To equip each individual and family with the tools and skills required to transform their lives to restore healthy family and community functioning.

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Our Mission & Vision

A commitment to provide high quality culturally responsive clinical support services in a safe, secure and healing environment to individuals and families with behavior and mental health care needs.

Our vision at Counseling Support Services, LLC is to be recognized as a leading provider of comprehensive and quality behavior and mental health wellness services.

Transforming Lives through Professional Counseling Support Services

With a compassionate and evidence-based approach, we empower our clients to achieve lasting positive change and live their best lives. Browse our selection of courses and programs today to start your journey towards healing and growth.

Who We Are

Counseling Support Services, LLC was established in 2013 to make a difference in the lives of children and families adversely impacted by traumatic life experiences and other behavior and mental health concerns.

What We Do

Through a wholistic wellness trauma-informed approach, we guide our clients toward developing social, emotional, mental, and behavioral skills to enhance overall quality of their life by improving the relationship with self, others, and the world.

Who We Do It

Our services are offered in a variety of settings including in-home, in-community and private practice. All services use a framework that is client-centered, solution-focused, and culturally responsive.

Why We Do It

To equip each individual and family with the skills and strategies required to transform their lives to enjoy healthy family and community functioning.


Everyone aspires to live a life of health, wealth, and longevity, yet far too many ever attain these goals. Standing as a source for a transformed world, Taharka Sankara is committed to supporting youth and their families by helping them put the pieces of their life together. He has a way of fusing lived experience, education, and professional expertise to empower others to develop a renewed perspective on life, a sense of purpose, and self-awareness. Using first-hand life experience, he demonstrates how it is possible to turn stumbling blocks into stepping-stones. He is convinced that when you commit to your life’s vision, the universe will conspire with you.

An avid chess player, he has found that introducing youth to the strategic concepts of the game helps improve thinking skills to consider consequences prior to acting. Other activities are used to help youth tap into their internal resources to manage anger and other emotions, while improving decision making capacity to plan.

​ As an aspiring author and world traveler, TAHARKA SANKARA, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, has a broad experience that intersects multiple service delivery systems targeting the needs of youth and families impacted by trauma and other behavior or mental health challenges. He is founder and current managing member of Counseling Support Services, LLC.


Youth Services

Designed to help youth overcome challenges and enhance their capacity to function in a stabilized manner at home, school, and in community.


A collaborative process between a professional and client to identify problems, define strategies and implement effective solutions.

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Steps Towards Health & Wellness


The administrative and initial procedures for admission to program services (i.e. demographics, consent forms, insurance, confidentiality, etc.).


An ongoing process of procedures to identify an individual/family strength, weaknesses, challenges and needs (i.e. testing, focused clinical interview, history, and record reviews)


A process in which individuals, families, significant others, and groups explore problems, examine impact, evaluate mental attitudes, appraise feelings and behaviors to identify alternative healthy solutions to meet their needs.


The stage of counseling/treatment in which things have improved for the individual or family, indicating that needs can now be met independently, at a lower level of care or a need exists for referral to another provider/specialist.

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