Contact Us

Phone Number: 910-388-5232


Location: 3245 Henderson Drive Jacksonville, N.C. 28546

Clinic Hours:
Mon. – Thur. | 8:00am–6:30pm
Fri. | 8:00am – 2:30pm

Social Media:
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The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Hope For The Warriors provides confidential, high-quality behavioral health care services at little to no-cost without long wait times to post-9/11 veterans, active duty service members with a TRICARE referral and military families.

The clinic is a local resource connection for the community, including Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville and greater Onslow County area.

Services are available regardless of discharge status, role in uniform, combat experience, ability to pay or insurance.

Find Your Care

Hope For The Warriors is deeply rooted in the Jacksonville community. We were founded aboard Camp Lejeune in 2006, and even though we’ve expanded our presence nationally and virtually, we’ve never wavered in serving the warrior community in our home base. This partnership with the Cohen Veterans Network allows us to deepen our impact in North Carolina and combine resources that will result in life-transforming mental health support for the area’s veterans and their families.
— Robin Kelleher, President & CEO of Hope For The Warriors

Veterans and Active Duty
Post-9/11 veterans, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of discharge status, role while in uniform or combat experience. We also treat active duty service members with a TRICARE referral.

We serve the families of veterans, active duty service members, National Guardsmen and Reservists, including spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers and others.

Meet Our Staff


Christopher Hunt, LCMHCS, LCAS
Clinic Director
Naomi Thompson, MSW
Case Manager
Karen Valentine, LCSW
Monroe Holcomb
Outreach Manager
Bobbi Pate, LCMHC, RPT
Jessi Freeman
Clinic Operations Manager
LaVoncia Peterson, LCSW, LCASA
Lead Clinician
Sekaya Cook
Office Coordinator
Casie Branson, LCSW
Nadine Cannon, LCSW
Aiereal Lloyd, MSN, CMSRN, PMHNP-BC
Sarah Kelley,LCSW
Ashley Smith

The highly-skilled clinicians at the Cohen Clinic treat a variety of behavioral health challenges, including:

  • Depression
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Substance misuse
  • Sleep problems
  • Hyper-vigilance (being on high alert)
  • Anger
  • Grief and loss
  • Transitional challenges
  • Relationship and family difficulties

Our Cohen Clinic uses Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs). EBPs are therapy and counseling options that are the current, best practices available based on research.

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Child/Family therapy
  • Integrated case management
  • Other treatments are also available based on the individual needs of each client. 

Case Management
We focus on meeting your needs to improve the quality of your life with brief case management and local resource connection.

Typical resource connections:

  • Caregiver Support
  • Child Care
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Legal Assistance
  • Military Transitions
  • Peer Support
  • Personal Finances
  • Recreation
  • Rehabilitation, Occupation and/or Physical Therapies
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Transportation
  • Wellness, Health, Nutrition, Exercise
  • Other life circumstances

CVN Telehealth: Access to Mental Health Care from the Comfort of Your Home
The Cohen Clinic at Hope for the Warriors provides high-quality mental health care to all post-9/11 veterans, including National Guard and Reserves, active duty service members with a TRICARE referral and military family members. Services are currently offered via CVN Telehealth for clients.

Find care for:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sleep problems
  • Adolescent behavioral issues
  • Relationship and family stress
  • Transitional challenges

Clients also have access to case management support and local referrals to help with other stresses like unemployment, finances, housing and legal issues.

What is CVN Telehealth?
Telehealth is face-to-face video therapy that allows clients to have appointments in real time through confidential video conferencing. Therapy via telehealth has been shown to be equally as effective as in-person therapy.

What do I need to use CVN Telehealth?
To connect, clients need a secure internet connection and a device like a phone, computer, or tablet with audio and video capabilities. We use a secure, private, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software to ensure confidential services.

How do I get started?
To get started, contact the clinic at (910) 388-5232 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Support Groups/Resources

  • You’re invited to our Peer-to-Peer Support Group for post-9/11 veterans. This support group is an opportunity for those with similar life experiences to be there for each other. For more information, please call (910) 358-8581 or email
  • CVN Tools For Stress & Worry  This free, self-paced course was specifically created for military family members to help manage stress and worry through a series of brief and flexible educational modules. Brought to you by CVN and Blue Star Families, Tools for Managing Stress and Worry provides research-based strategies, tools and techniques to help manage stress and worry. The course was designed by mental health experts with input from military family members themselves. Join our Peer-to-Peer Support Group for transitioning active duty female service members and post-9/11 veterans. For more information or to join, please contact: Diana Ashe LCSW, Clinician at 910.548.6395 or
  • Warrior to Woman Veteran-Led Peer-to-Peer Support Group for transitioning active-duty female service members and post-9/11 veterans. For more information or to join, please contact the clinic or sign up here.
  • Warrior to Women Peer to Peer

Hear stories about transitioning and how the Cohen Clinic has helped veterans and their families.

In the event of a mental health emergency, please refer to the resources below:
National Veterans Crisis Hotline: (800) 273-8255, push 1
National Women Veterans Hotline: (855) 829-6636