Substance Abuse

Providing evaluation and treatment for patients affected by substance abuse issues, including those with comorbid diagnosis (having a substance abuse diagnosis along with a mental health diagnosis).


Depending on the diagnosis, various treatment modalities are available--both individual and/or group treatment.  Various support groups are explored and patients are referred to them in conjunction with their treatment here at AZ Family Counseling Center.

Jim Folsom, MA, LPC

 Call Us:  +1.602.843.0000


Substance Abuse

Mondays, 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Mental Health

Wednesdays, 5:15pm to 6:45pm


Call 602.843.0000 Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm to schedule an individual or group session with Jim.  Jim accepts most health insurance plans.


About Jim

Jim has been working in the field of addiction since 1979.  He has been with AZ Family Counseling Center since March 2009.  His background includes extensive work in alcoholism and other substance abuse issues.  He also deals with "behavior addictions" such as gambling and sexual addictions in adults.  Jim is also been treating mental health issues since 1985.  He is an avid runner and is married with two sons.  Jim is a native Arizonan.

Jim's Group Sessions

Background and Specialties

Jim has over 36 years in counseling services.  He specializes in Individual and family counseling for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), gay and lesbian (LGBT) issues, co-occurring substance abuse and general mental health issues in adults.