The Alaska Defense Force Family Support Program (FSP) Counseling Program helps ASDF families overcome challenges with free support and services.

Whether you want to strengthen a relationship or talk through a difficult situation, non-medical counseling can help you thrive in your ASDF volunteer capacity.

ASDF family support team is there to assist you finding counselors who offer service members and their spouses and immediate family members short-term non-medical counseling. Counselors can provide support to individuals, couples, families and groups for a range of issues including, but not limited to:

  • Relationships at Home and Work
  • Managing Stress
  • Adjusting to Military Culture
  • Building Parenting Skills
  • Handling Grief and Loss
  • Staying Resilient Through State
  • Activations and Other Changes

ASDF family support offers diversity and inclusion coaching to service members and their families impacted by racism, sexism, bias or any form of discrimination.


Services are private and confidential except in situations that involve domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault or that necessitate a duty to warn.

Situations outside the scope of non-medical counseling include:

ASDF/FSP support is available statewide.

  • Long-term counseling and support
  • Mental health diagnoses
  • Psychological or fitness-for-duty evaluations
  • Addictions
  • Medical diagnostic testing
  • Crisis situations
  • 1-on-1 counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Child and Youth Counseling
  • Briefings and Presentations