Embark at Cabin John

Treatment Center

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(301) 965-1674 Website

Embark at Cabin John

Treatment Center

Verified by Psychology Today


Embark at Cabin John
7945 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 210
Cabin John, MD 20818
Call Admissions Team
(301) 965-1674
Offers online therapy
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Embark Behavioral Health

Embark Behavioral Health operates an exceptional network of treatment and therapy programs across the United States. We specialize in preteens, teens, and young adults, struggling with anxiety, depression, and other mental health and substance abuse issues. Our programs include in-home treatment, virtual coaching and counseling, outpatient clinics, wilderness therapy, short-term residential programs, long-term residential treatment, therapeutic boarding schools, and young adult transitional living options. Mental health problems are common among youth and can make things like school, socializing, work and everyday life more difficult. In fact, one in five adolescents, ages 12-18, live with a mental health condition; and between 20-30% will have one major depressive episode before they reach adulthood. Half of all lifetime cases of mental disorders will first present by age 14 and 75% will present by age 24. This is why it is a critical time to find expert help and address issues.

Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment

For teen girls and boys struggling with school refusal, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, and other mental health issues, the earlier they are diagnosed the more effective treatment can be. Embark believes that substance abuse and substance addiction co-occur alongside many mental health issues. For troubled preteens and teens struggling with substance abuse issues, Embark offers substance abuse counseling through recovery programs that provide simultaneous education and recovery for addictions that develop alongside mental illnesses. At Embark, our treatment options include self-management and recovery training (SMART), substance abuse recovery, substance abuse counseling, recovery groups, and substance abuse education. These treatment options help pre-teens and teens understand how to navigate their way through difficult drug and alcohol issues while overcoming difficult mental health issues.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing the right treatment program for your child is one of the most difficult decisions you’ll make as a parent. The Embark Behavioral Health team has served families for a combined five decades at several nationally recognized treatment programs. Our team has been carefully assembled to ensure the correct blend of training, clinical credentials and experience to meet the challenges of providing your child and family with a safe, supportive, caring and effective course of treatment.
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Embark at Cabin John's Groups

Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Our virtual IOP program connects you to our state-of-the-art clinic directly through our secure video platform. This is a more convenient and accessible way to receive our high quality care for when attending in person is not an option. Our virtual IOP program can provide more frequent sessions to help meet the needs of your child, with options of attending 4-6 days a week.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

We use Dialectical Behavior Therapy to identify and change thinking patterns and unhealthy behaviors that negatively affect quality of life, teaching teens and young adults how to develop new skills to effectively cope with stress, manage emotions, decrease conflict, improve relationships with others, focus on the present and live in the moment. We then help them practice these skills so they can apply what they have learned at home, at school, at work, and in the community, and achieve their goals, improve upon their well-being, and effect lasting positive change.

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SMART Recovery

Our DBT Day Treatment Program provides an intensive level of mental health treatment to young people in crisis due to severe and acute psychiatric symptoms. Often, this level of care can be an alternative to hospitalization or can be an appropriate place to land after a brief crisis-stabilization inpatient stay. Our highly skilled staff offers effective individualized treatment for a wide range of mental health concerns that may include severe depression, suicidal ideation, a history of self-harming behaviors, emotional imbalance and other forms of serious emotional difficulty.

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Embark at Cabin John
7945 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 210
Cabin John, MD 20818
Call Admissions Team
(301) 965-1674
Offers online therapy
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Other Mental Health Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
  • Teen
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Addiction
  • Continuing Care
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorder
  • Intervention
  • Outdoor Therapy
  • Substance Use
  • Teens & Adolescent Residential
  • Transitional Independent Living Programs
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Long Term (>30 Days) Residential
  • Therapeutic Boarding School

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • SMART Recovery
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


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