Janeen Cross
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, MBA, LCSW Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I have doctoral training in Clinical Social Work. I provide therapy, counseling, and support that is client-focused and family-centered. I am a certified mental health trainer.
Parenting
(267) 367-6221
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I have doctoral training in Clinical Social Work. I provide therapy, counseling, and support that is client-focused and family-centered. I am a certified mental health trainer.
Robin Brannan
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Being home with your kids in a pandemic is a LOT to handle. It feels impossible to keep on top of online schoolwork, get meals ready, and get your own work done. You're exhausted. And that means more fights with your partner, too. You just need a moment to yourself. To relax and regroup. You're so ready for the kids to go back to school. But you're dreading that moment too. You remember the phone calls about classroom behavior and unfinished assignments. And the meltdowns over drama with friends. You're not sure you're ready to handle all that again. But it CAN get better. Now, and in the future.
Parenting
(301) 798-9167
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
Being home with your kids in a pandemic is a LOT to handle. It feels impossible to keep on top of online schoolwork, get meals ready, and get your own work done. You're exhausted. And that means more fights with your partner, too. You just need a moment to yourself. To relax and regroup. You're so ready for the kids to go back to school. But you're dreading that moment too. You remember the phone calls about classroom behavior and unfinished assignments. And the meltdowns over drama with friends. You're not sure you're ready to handle all that again. But it CAN get better. Now, and in the future.
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Micah Brady
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CTC, CCATP, CATP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Are you struggling with stress, anxiety, relationship or family issues? I can help you with these concerns and more. I am easy to talk to, believe in collaborative and evidence-based treatment, can usually get new clients in the same week they reach out, offer afternoon, evening appointments (10am-10pm) Mondays-Fridays, and telephone and/or web appointments, take BCBS insurance, and am very responsive to current clients.
Parenting
(240) 802-7402
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Silver Spring, MD 20901
Parenting
Are you struggling with stress, anxiety, relationship or family issues? I can help you with these concerns and more. I am easy to talk to, believe in collaborative and evidence-based treatment, can usually get new clients in the same week they reach out, offer afternoon, evening appointments (10am-10pm) Mondays-Fridays, and telephone and/or web appointments, take BCBS insurance, and am very responsive to current clients.
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Monica Testa - Takoma Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20910
As an attachment-focused and trauma-informed licensed clinical social worker for more than ten years, I’ve primarily worked in the fields of adoption and foster care. It has been a privilege to provide home study, post placement and clinical services to families as they sought and sustained permanency for children through domestic and international adoption, foster and kinship care. This has increased my understanding around issues including attachment disruption, transracial adoption, behavior management, fertility, loss, grief, identify formation and school issues.

Parenting
(240) 245-2722
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
As an attachment-focused and trauma-informed licensed clinical social worker for more than ten years, I’ve primarily worked in the fields of adoption and foster care. It has been a privilege to provide home study, post placement and clinical services to families as they sought and sustained permanency for children through domestic and international adoption, foster and kinship care. This has increased my understanding around issues including attachment disruption, transracial adoption, behavior management, fertility, loss, grief, identify formation and school issues.

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Mental Health Matters, LLC.
Counselor, LGPC, CPT, MS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20906
** TAKING NEW CLIENTS ** Are you struggling? Do you need support? I’ll work to meet you where you are, no matter what stage of life you’re experiencing. I have experience working with children/adolescents/teens, and I also worked with adults experiencing trauma and a variety of other mental health challenges such as relationship problems, anxiety, and depression. Whatever challenge you’re troubled with, I will work with you by creating a SAFE SPACE. I collaborate with you, assisting you towards your goals. My approach is to listen and understand, and I will work to support you unconditionally, without judgement, and with empathy.
Parenting
(240) 306-7586
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Parenting
** TAKING NEW CLIENTS ** Are you struggling? Do you need support? I’ll work to meet you where you are, no matter what stage of life you’re experiencing. I have experience working with children/adolescents/teens, and I also worked with adults experiencing trauma and a variety of other mental health challenges such as relationship problems, anxiety, and depression. Whatever challenge you’re troubled with, I will work with you by creating a SAFE SPACE. I collaborate with you, assisting you towards your goals. My approach is to listen and understand, and I will work to support you unconditionally, without judgement, and with empathy.
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Tanya Lloyd
Counselor, MA, LCPC, ACS, CATP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Welcome to Child and Family Creative Counseling! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), board approved clinical supervisor (ACS), and certified child and adolescent trauma professional (CATP) dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of individuals and families. I utilize an eclectic approach in working with children, adolescents, and adults to address psychological and behavioral concerns while meeting their developmental needs.
Parenting
(301) 637-8379
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
Welcome to Child and Family Creative Counseling! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), board approved clinical supervisor (ACS), and certified child and adolescent trauma professional (CATP) dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of individuals and families. I utilize an eclectic approach in working with children, adolescents, and adults to address psychological and behavioral concerns while meeting their developmental needs.
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Healing HMS, LLC
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20902
I am Jeanne Johnson, LCPC and I am the Owner of Healing HMS (Hearts, Minds, & Souls) where we specialize in healing hearts, minds, and souls through therapeutic services. The main goals at Healing HMS, LLC are to help in assisting individuals reach their full potential, heal their deep wounds, and discover their God given abilities that will allow them to overcome their personal obstacles. Reach out to me and let’s have a free 10 minute consultation and I can connect you with the appropriate therapist.
Parenting
(240) 607-5070
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Silver Spring, MD 20902
Parenting
I am Jeanne Johnson, LCPC and I am the Owner of Healing HMS (Hearts, Minds, & Souls) where we specialize in healing hearts, minds, and souls through therapeutic services. The main goals at Healing HMS, LLC are to help in assisting individuals reach their full potential, heal their deep wounds, and discover their God given abilities that will allow them to overcome their personal obstacles. Reach out to me and let’s have a free 10 minute consultation and I can connect you with the appropriate therapist.
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Peter Aron
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I work with children and teens and their families. I address issues including problematical attachment with parents and/or caregivers, negative self-image, trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, oppositionality, poor communication and social skills, acting out behaviors, sibling problems, and difficulties in school. As a therapist, I establish a safe "container" in which to work with children and parents together in order to strengthen a child's positive sense of self, reinforce the family system and bonds of attachment, and promote behavioral and emotional regulation. I work with teachers and school administrators to help children learn and thrive in school
Parenting
(301) 281-4144
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I work with children and teens and their families. I address issues including problematical attachment with parents and/or caregivers, negative self-image, trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, oppositionality, poor communication and social skills, acting out behaviors, sibling problems, and difficulties in school. As a therapist, I establish a safe "container" in which to work with children and parents together in order to strengthen a child's positive sense of self, reinforce the family system and bonds of attachment, and promote behavioral and emotional regulation. I work with teachers and school administrators to help children learn and thrive in school
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Iraida Virginia Rivera
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCPC, RPT , CCTP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20907
I'm a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with over 26 years of treating children, teens, adults and families in private and public settings. I work with individuals with complex trauma, and personal histories of neglect/abuse. Addressing family systems issues like, parent/child relational issues, family reunification and ineffective/ inadequate parenting skills, and insecure attachment. Implementing evidence based practices and mindfulness techniques to achieve individualized treatment goals. I provide treatment to Spanish speaking individuals/ families.
Parenting
(571) 297-2685
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20907
Parenting
I'm a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with over 26 years of treating children, teens, adults and families in private and public settings. I work with individuals with complex trauma, and personal histories of neglect/abuse. Addressing family systems issues like, parent/child relational issues, family reunification and ineffective/ inadequate parenting skills, and insecure attachment. Implementing evidence based practices and mindfulness techniques to achieve individualized treatment goals. I provide treatment to Spanish speaking individuals/ families.
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Geraldine E McBrinn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20901
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. The idea of therapy can be overwhelming for anyone that hasn't sought it before or for someone who desires to restart therapy. My job as a licensed clinical social worker is not only to support you with whatever issue is taking place, but also to make you feel comfortable and safe to communicate what is usually very personal.
Parenting
(301) 273-1728
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Parenting
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. The idea of therapy can be overwhelming for anyone that hasn't sought it before or for someone who desires to restart therapy. My job as a licensed clinical social worker is not only to support you with whatever issue is taking place, but also to make you feel comfortable and safe to communicate what is usually very personal.
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Jenny McCartney
Psychologist, PsyD, EdM Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
When your troubles are starting to interfere with your relationships, your work, or your health, it is time to seek professional help. With over 10 years of experience as a therapist, I help adults, couples, adolescents, and families to get things back on track. You will set the priorities for our work together.
Parenting
(301) 684-6453
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
When your troubles are starting to interfere with your relationships, your work, or your health, it is time to seek professional help. With over 10 years of experience as a therapist, I help adults, couples, adolescents, and families to get things back on track. You will set the priorities for our work together.
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Roger S. Friedman, PhD
Psychologist, PhD, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Consultant. In private practice for 32 years, I see adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic style combines family systems, psycho-dynamic theory, and brain-based/cognitive behavioral therapy to promote change. To be effective, I believe a therapist must build trusting relationships and see each client as a unique person in their own complex environment. I provide training and staff development to child welfare and mental health programs, teach Family Therapy and Clinical Assessment at The University of Maryland School of Social Work, and serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Family Strengths.
Parenting
(301) 979-7304
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Consultant. In private practice for 32 years, I see adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic style combines family systems, psycho-dynamic theory, and brain-based/cognitive behavioral therapy to promote change. To be effective, I believe a therapist must build trusting relationships and see each client as a unique person in their own complex environment. I provide training and staff development to child welfare and mental health programs, teach Family Therapy and Clinical Assessment at The University of Maryland School of Social Work, and serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Family Strengths.
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Jennifer R. Schwartz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
My passion is working with people who are confronted with challenges at home, school, or the workplace; or are having difficulty maintaining or creating meaningful relationships.  I will offer you a safe, judgment free, and accepting environment.  No two people experience hardship the same way.  Together, we can find the solution that works best for you. I have many years of experience working with individuals in schools, parents and children with child welfare involvement, and families dealing with separation and divorce.
Parenting
(240) 607-5060
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
My passion is working with people who are confronted with challenges at home, school, or the workplace; or are having difficulty maintaining or creating meaningful relationships.  I will offer you a safe, judgment free, and accepting environment.  No two people experience hardship the same way.  Together, we can find the solution that works best for you. I have many years of experience working with individuals in schools, parents and children with child welfare involvement, and families dealing with separation and divorce.
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Peter J Ellsworth
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I am a licensed clinical psychologist providing brief psychotherapy for individual adults who are struggling with anxiety, addictions (including compulsive sexual behaviors), career dissatisfaction and indecision, relationship conflict, problematic anger, parenting stress, mild depression, and insomnia. I work best with clients who have a clear understanding of their problems, and are strongly motivated to constructively develop, during and between sessions, the skills and resources necessary to achieve their healthy goals.
Parenting
(202) 499-6174
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I am a licensed clinical psychologist providing brief psychotherapy for individual adults who are struggling with anxiety, addictions (including compulsive sexual behaviors), career dissatisfaction and indecision, relationship conflict, problematic anger, parenting stress, mild depression, and insomnia. I work best with clients who have a clear understanding of their problems, and are strongly motivated to constructively develop, during and between sessions, the skills and resources necessary to achieve their healthy goals.
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Julia Han
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Finding the right therapist for your needs is a daunting process, so thank you for taking the time to read about me. Regardless of your struggles, when working with me, we will explore not only the reasons for your struggles, BUT more importantly, how stress affects your body; how you internalize thoughts about yourself and others. I will give you tools to help with difficult emotions; manage stress effectively. I also specialize in: 1) postpartum, 2) trauma/grief, 3) non-traditional family formation, 4) adoption, 5) ThirdCultureKid, 6) LGBQ. I am happy to provide a phone consult; this will also allow you to get a sense of me.
Parenting
(202) 643-2966
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
Finding the right therapist for your needs is a daunting process, so thank you for taking the time to read about me. Regardless of your struggles, when working with me, we will explore not only the reasons for your struggles, BUT more importantly, how stress affects your body; how you internalize thoughts about yourself and others. I will give you tools to help with difficult emotions; manage stress effectively. I also specialize in: 1) postpartum, 2) trauma/grief, 3) non-traditional family formation, 4) adoption, 5) ThirdCultureKid, 6) LGBQ. I am happy to provide a phone consult; this will also allow you to get a sense of me.
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Katelyn Alcamo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Are you worried that your child is anxious, depressed or having difficulty navigating peer relationships? Are you struggling with parenting a teenager? Do you feel disconnected from your partner and find yourself wondering where the passion went? Relationships can be both the most rewarding and most challenging aspects of our lives. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I am specially trained to work with children, couples, and families. I provide a safe and supportive place where you are empowered to reach your personal and relationship goals. Together we can help you find balance, enrichment, and happiness in your life.
Parenting
(240) 949-7990
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Parenting
Are you worried that your child is anxious, depressed or having difficulty navigating peer relationships? Are you struggling with parenting a teenager? Do you feel disconnected from your partner and find yourself wondering where the passion went? Relationships can be both the most rewarding and most challenging aspects of our lives. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I am specially trained to work with children, couples, and families. I provide a safe and supportive place where you are empowered to reach your personal and relationship goals. Together we can help you find balance, enrichment, and happiness in your life.
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Stephanie Prigal
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
My therapeutic approach emphasizes the importance of meeting the client and family where they are at and building a connection through trust and understanding. I have experience working with children as young as 5 years old, adolescents, adults and families. I specialize in supporting clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem challenges, socialization and attention deficit disorder. When working with adolescents or adults, I utilize a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.
Parenting
(240) 201-9566
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
My therapeutic approach emphasizes the importance of meeting the client and family where they are at and building a connection through trust and understanding. I have experience working with children as young as 5 years old, adolescents, adults and families. I specialize in supporting clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem challenges, socialization and attention deficit disorder. When working with adolescents or adults, I utilize a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.
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Kathy Brennan
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I believe that counseling can help you THRIVE. With compassion, warmth, and humor, I help people who want to change unproductive or unhealthy patterns in their behavior, and in their important relationships. I help individuals desiring to become stronger and healthier - often while experiencing crises or change in their personal or professional lives. My clients often struggle with issues that include anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, co-dependency, substance abuse, work related issues, life transitions. One of my passions is working with adults - partners, parents, ACOA's - who live with anxiety & frustration over a loved one's alcoholism/addiction.
Parenting
(301) 533-7478
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I believe that counseling can help you THRIVE. With compassion, warmth, and humor, I help people who want to change unproductive or unhealthy patterns in their behavior, and in their important relationships. I help individuals desiring to become stronger and healthier - often while experiencing crises or change in their personal or professional lives. My clients often struggle with issues that include anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, co-dependency, substance abuse, work related issues, life transitions. One of my passions is working with adults - partners, parents, ACOA's - who live with anxiety & frustration over a loved one's alcoholism/addiction.
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Erica Werfel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LCSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Silver Spring, MD 20910
I'm a warm, engaging therapist who will start from where you are at, and help you to reach your goals. I have a decade of experience working with all ages, from preschoolers through adults, in a variety of settings. My work experience includes short- and long-term psychotherapy as well as Children's National Medical Center's outpatient weight management program and a successful evidence-based after school program for children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances. I work with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, social skills, irritability, outbursts, experiences of bullying, divorce/separation of parents, ADHD, and high functioning autism.
Parenting
(571) 620-5110
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parenting
I'm a warm, engaging therapist who will start from where you are at, and help you to reach your goals. I have a decade of experience working with all ages, from preschoolers through adults, in a variety of settings. My work experience includes short- and long-term psychotherapy as well as Children's National Medical Center's outpatient weight management program and a successful evidence-based after school program for children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances. I work with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, social skills, irritability, outbursts, experiences of bullying, divorce/separation of parents, ADHD, and high functioning autism.
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Reginald Nettles
Psychologist, PhD, CGP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20904
People who are seeking to change dysfunctional patterns in their emotional lives and interpersonal relationships or are undergoing major life transitions and loss, may benefit from my approaches to psychotherapy. Working from interpersonal, psychodynamic and emotion focused frameworks, I emphasize the importance of relationships - developmentally and throughout the life span. I have many years of experience assisting people with emotional, interpersonal, achievement-related and existential dilemmas. Adults of diverse racial, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds, gender orientations, physical abilities, and health statuses are seen in my practice.
Parenting
(410) 205-1092
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Office is near:
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Parenting
People who are seeking to change dysfunctional patterns in their emotional lives and interpersonal relationships or are undergoing major life transitions and loss, may benefit from my approaches to psychotherapy. Working from interpersonal, psychodynamic and emotion focused frameworks, I emphasize the importance of relationships - developmentally and throughout the life span. I have many years of experience assisting people with emotional, interpersonal, achievement-related and existential dilemmas. Adults of diverse racial, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds, gender orientations, physical abilities, and health statuses are seen in my practice.

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Parenting Therapists
If you're looking for a parenting counselor in Silver Spring or for a Silver Spring parenting therapist, these professionals provide therapy for parents. They include parenting therapists, parenting psychologists, parenting psychotherapists and parenting counselors. They can help with single parent therapists, Silver Spring single parenting, parent involvement, child parenting, new parents, parent education and general issues relating to parents and children.

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Therapists in Silver Spring are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Silver Spring. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Silver Spring

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Silver Spring you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Silver Spring and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Silver Spring or family therapy in Silver Spring.