Urban Institute of Mental Health

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
Photo of Urban Institute of Mental Health, LCSWC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Columbia
(443) 775-2179 Website

Urban Institute of Mental Health

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

10632 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 245
Columbia, MD 21044
Call Octavia Brown
(443) 775-2179
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Counties:
Zips:
Website
Announcement icon Due to COVID-19 we will only be engaging clients in telehealth therapy sessions using either ZOOM or Doxy.me.

About

Octavia Brown, LCSW-C is the founder and lead clinician of the Urban Institute for Mental Health (UIMH). Brown specializes in trauma-informed care, cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, and behavioral modification. Brown is specifically trained in working in urban communities and has extensive experience working in racial trauma therapy. Brown also serves the community as a political social worker, working to advocate for urban communities, eliminate social issues which greatly impact the populations we serve, and implement new and progressive policies which aid in the fight to dismantle system of racism.
UIMH provides evaluation, treatment planning, and weekly therapy sessions for a wide variety of mental health issues to include; but not limited to: depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, ADHD, behavioral disorders, and PTSD and other trauma-related disorders. We serve children, adolescents, adults, and families.
Our mission is to provide effective, culturally competent, and trauma-informed mental health services throughout the state of Maryland. Most importantly, we know that the right therapist makes all the difference. We promise to give you the time, attention, and special one-on-one attention that you need on your journey to healing!

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $50 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Maryland / 20929

Endorsements

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
"Octavia is one of the best therapist I have seen! She is passionate about providing culturally competent mental health servcices and addressing racial trauma. The Uimh team of clinicians are amazing! Please visit the Uimh website today!"

Location

10632 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 245
Columbia, MD 21044
Call Octavia Brown
(443) 775-2179
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Counties:
Zips:
Website
Specialties
  • Racial Identity
  • ADHD
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Racial Justice Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family

Links

Our Website

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Cities:
Counties:
Zips:
Last Modified: 9 Feb 2021
Photo of Urban Institute of Mental Health, LCSWC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Columbia
Urban Institute of Mental Health

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC