Healing young minds and hearts

Clarity Child Guidance Center exists to transform the lives of children and families. We are the only nonprofit mental health treatment center specializing in children ages 3-17 in San Antonio and South Texas. Our inpatient and outpatient programs include a range of services including crisis stabilization, psychiatric evaluations, and ongoing therapy.

  • Suicide: Some Indicators and Steps to Get Help

    Suicide. It can be a scary and upsetting topic, and for some of us it is hard to talk about. The reality is that many people, at some point in their life, at least consider what the world would be like without them. Stress, uncontrollable life circumstances, and many mental health conditions can contribute to a person contemplating ending their life...

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  • Back to School…Again? When the new wears off

    Mental health professionals will commonly refer to a “honeymoon” period when referring to transitions. Often this means that a family or person who is in transition will be happier, seem to do much better, and have fewer problems than occurred prior to the transition....

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  • Three reflection points on parenting for the back-to-school transition

    Every year families prepare for “back to school.” This often brings supply shopping, school clothes deliberations, anticipation of making or reuniting with friends, semi-shock at how “old” our children are, and curiosity about what teachers children may have or classroom they may end up in. “Back to school” can also bring about complex feelings for everyone in the family...

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