INCLUSION FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER, INC. is founded by a team of professionals in Mental Health Field with vast experience in serving in Community Mental Health Services. The team is united by a common vision with a strategic plan to serve the poor, the vulnerable, and the diverse members of the community of Brockton and surrounding towns. The team members are themselves representatives of the families they serve. They are therefore equipped with language, cultural understanding and humility to develop the ne read more...

Our Mission

To empower disenfranchised multi-ethnic and multi-lingual individuals and families by providing strength-based, family centered counseling programs with an emphasis on excellence, professionalism and respect to individuals cultural values.

Our Vision

All individuals and families deserve good care, treatment and opportunity to be healthy, independently of their socio-economic status, culture, race, ethnic background, education, or creed. We aim at reducing the gap of Behavioral & Emotional Health needs existing within the population of the diverse community of Brockton, and surrounding towns, addressing barriers to access: considering Language, stigma, education, migration factors, poverty and its effects.


Inclusion Family Counseling Center, Inc. offers a number of comprehensive and culturally responsive services which meet the clients where they are: in their homes, in the school, and in the community. Clinicians serve clients in their native languages with consideration of families’ cultural values and beliefs.

Therapeutic Mentoring Services

This service is provided to youth (under the age of 21) in any setting where the youth resides, such as the home (including foster homes and therapeutic foster homes), and in other community settings such as school, child care centers, respite settings, and other culturally and linguistically appropriate community settings. Therapeutic Mentoring of read more...

In-Home Therapy Services

A structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship between a licensed clinician, youth and family for the purpose of treating the youth’s behavioral health needs. Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family`s capacity to improve the youth`s functioning in the home and community and read more...

Therapeutic Training and Support Services

This service is provided by a qualified paraprofessional working under the supervision of a clinician to support the implementation of the licensed clinician’s treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals of that plan. This can include assisting families in accessing resources in the community, one-on-one sessions with sub read more...

Outreach Outpatient Therapy Services

Individual one-to-one, couples or family therapy is delivered in the individual homes to address marital conflict, individual psychological distress, and other emotional needs of individuals. This service is also provided on site for clients of families who so desire. Often members of immigrant communities possess views different from the Wes read more...

Group Therapy Services

A variety of group therapy experiences are offered at IFCC. These groups can be either structured or unstructured and offer the individuals opportunities to learn from their peers and group leaders. A variety of issues can be successfully addressed in a group setting. Individuals who have experienced or witnessed some form single or repeated t read more...

Psychiatric Evaluations /Medication Evaluations

Psychiatry Services are administered by a licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) to address mental and physical aspects of wellness. Psychiatrists provide treatment interventions including psychotherapy, prescription and monitoring of pharmacological medications.


Our team members are themselves representative of the communities they serve with passion and professionalism, understand exactly the ways in which to serve their clients with appropriate and culturally sensitive approaches of care. About 80% or more of our staff speak another language in addition to English, including Capeverdean, Portuguese, Haitian, Spanish, French and other languages, in a community where about 60% of its resident speak these languages.

Internship opportunities

The clinic provides opportunities for field experience to intern students pursuing degrees in Social Work, Psychology and Counseling to prepare to obtain their Graduate Degree Credentials. A multi-disciplinary team will support these individuals in a variety of settings and discipline. Please contact us for more information regarding internship opportunities and application

Adriano Cabral, M.Ed., C.A.G.S.

Executive Director

Elissa Pototsky, MSW, LICSW

Training & Compliance Director

Allison Pina, LICSW

Clinical Director

Gerica Barbosa

Ruth Timas

HR Manager

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Join our team

Inclusion Family Counseling Center offers opportunities for Master level and Bachelor level clinicians to receive transformative experiences with a highly supportive team, a positive working environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are interested in one of the positions below, please send us your application materials.
1 - In Home Therapy Clinician - Bilingual a Plus
2 - Front Desk Administrative Specialist
3 - Paid Graduate Internship Opportunities
4 - Therapeutic Mentor- Bilingual a Plus

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1 Centre Street, 3rd Fl. Brockton MA 02301

Phone Number

(508) 510-4483

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