Maryland is a state known for its harbors. A harbor can be the place where you receive all the goods you need to make your life journey. But when they ship doesn’t have the supplies you need, where do you go? 

A counselor can be the ship that delivers all the supplies you need to succeed. Park your boat at a counselor’s harbor and you’ll be surprised at what they can give you. 

 

This is Stacey Sugar's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
MS,LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

“Anyone can tell you what to do, but the true ability to grow comes from understanding who you are.” In 15 years of clinical practice, I've realized that within our uniqueness, we have one thing in common: We are all constantly writing our life stories. Many of us are passive biographers, believing that our book is already written, and that the ending is set in stone. Here's the secret: Our lives are not linear, and we have the power to edit our narrative at any--and every--moment. While we cannot change our past, we can learn to change our perspective of ...

This is Chamika Block's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCPC
Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! At various times in our lives we may feel the need for change and personal growth. I believe that the change and personal growth we seek can be achieved through therapeutic collaboration. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is a unique opportunity to take a look within and move passed anything that is holding us back. While this process is not easy; it is sacred and rewarding and I am honored to be a part of your process. I am a native of Ohio, and began my road to becoming a counselor through undergraduate studies at Bowling Green State Un...

This is John Sellars's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCPC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, licensed in Maryland and Virginia. I have been in the "people business" for over 37years and have during the last four years served in a psychotherapeutic role. My work in the federal government was heavy in conflict management, mediation, and promoting the psychological well-being of the workforce. I am also a husband, father, grandfather, and retired military veteran with several tours to various warzones. As a result, I have worked with clients in a wide variety of trauma-related issues, anxiety, depression, a...

This is Dr. Chad Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
Ph.D.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, and thank you for visiting my profile! My name is Dr. Chad Nelson, and I am a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Maryland. Following my internship and fellowship at The University of Maryland School of Medicine, I have been in practice for the past 23 years. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a variety of presenting symptoms, including anxiety, mood, attention, organization, motivation, school performance, work performance, and athletic performance. My primary therapeutic approach is cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Wit...

This is Erin Welsh's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCPC,NCC,MED
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I am Erin, I am a licensed counselor in the state of Maryland. I help children, adolescents, adults, caregivers, and people wanting to grow their families. I have a wealth of experience, training, and knowledge in many areas, and my goals are to work with my client to reach their highest potential. My therapeutic approach is focused on a collaborative effort to identify individual strengths and needs, develop meaningful goals, and to explore the necessary steps to attain those goals. My approach leads to increased self-esteem, learning, and attaining the ...

This is Linda Allen-Benton's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCMFT,AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 16

Hello! Let me introduce myself. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor. My journey into therapy is somewhat unique. My first career was with the Federal Government primarily in Human Resource Management and Administrative Services where I retired as the Deputy Director of Human Resources, National Science Foundation. While I enjoyed my government career, what really fulfilled me were my volunteer activities working with families in foster care. I volunteered for sev...

This is Reyna Rice's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LPC,LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Washington, DC and Virginia, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor licensed in Maryland. I have advanced training in working with survivors of trauma. In addition, I have experience with crisis management, relationship challenges, emotional distress, parenting problems, families who struggle to communicate effectively, grief/loss, and life transitions. I know that therapy can be an intimidating process. My style is to use the therapeutic process to create a safe space for clients to explore thoug...

This is Holly Funger's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW-C,Board Approved Supervisor
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief
Years of Experience: 18

My name is Holly Funger and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland, I also have an advanced certification in Thanatology (the study of death, dying and bereavement). My approach to therapy depends on the issues that a person is dealing with. I have found that most people just want to feel better, and quickly. My way of getting you there is primarily solution focused so that we can get you some relief and some "room to breath" before tackling the underlying issues with an approach that is more psychodynamic. Focusing on a clients past experiences...

This is Salvatore Seeley's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW-C
Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Looking for a new philosophy? Whether you're struggling with personal relationships, sexuality issues, overwhelming stress, or loneliness, there is hope. I am here to help guide you on a path toward change and self discovery. I prefer to think of people as "stuck" not "sick," and with insight they can begin to change their behaviors and improve their relationships. I specialize in issues around human sexuality. Common issues: loss-of-desire, porn, LGTBQ, cheating, sexual compulsive issues, sexual performance, love, dating and non-monogamy. I'm "LGTBQ/Kink/BDSM /Fe...

This is Puja Malhotra's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW-C
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for checking out my profile and I hope to take you on the next steps on your journey to healthier thinking. I am a clinical social worker licensed in Maryland with over 15 years of experience in the field from community organizing to counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes. I specialize in aging, but enjoy working with all populations. First and foremost my approach is to listen and make sure you are heard. Clients often appreciate ...

This is Shannon Julianne Toy's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
M.Ed,LMSW-C,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! My name is Shannon Toy, but I prefer to go by my middle name, Julianne. I live in Virginia, but hold licensed in 3 states. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Virginia, a Licensed Certified Social Worker- Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland, and a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Michigan. I have experience working with a wide variety of clients all the way from birth to elder care. I have worked in many different settings including homes, the community, courts, jails, hospitals, schools, and offices. I also have experience doing telether...

This is Dr. Mia (Tiesha) (Cohen) Carr's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
Ed.D,LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

You are capable of achieving! My name is Dr. T. Mia Carr. Through a person-centered approach, I thrive in assisting people address their areas of concern. You are the expert in you and I use my skillset, experience and knowledge base that I have acquired over the past 12 years to work with you. I am a licensed clinical therapist (LPC) in several states. I am also board certified by The National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC). I also hold a doctorate of education in counseling psychology. I have had the honor of working with adults, youth and families who ha...

This is Mara Swan's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCPC-ACS,LCPAT-ACS
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am - 2pm. I have been in practice since 2000. My specialties include PTSD and ADHD (all ages), executive and business coaching. I am licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist. The population I work with is ages 6 to elder. I bring 20 years of experience to each session. As a seasoned therapist you and I will work together to make a plan to attain your goals. Health care providers and first responders are also welcome. This has been a trying time for all involved. I am...

This is Kari Perez's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

My name is Kari Perez and I am a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland. I graduated from Loyola University with my Master's in Science - Counseling Psychology in 2011. I started out working for four years in a long term residential facility for adults struggling with co-occurring addiction and mental health diagnosis. In this role, I have experience with addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, and helping work on life skills. After this, I moved to working with children and their families in home settings for several years. In this setting I d...

This is Kumi Pledger's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
MS,LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

As a therapist, I strive to help you sleep better, worry less and enjoy life more! With the help of Guided Imagery, Mindfulness, Trauma with Internal Family Systems (IFS) and other related modalities, I use personal insight and professional experience to provide clients with a safe place to be heard, free fears, reduce anxieties, eliminate unwanted behaviors, grow, improve and conquer insomnia. I love empowering others to achieve their goals and dreams and help people better understand themselves and the world they live in so that they can experience more of the...

This is Elizabeth James's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
MA,LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! Thank you for visiting my page and considering me to become your counselor. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with 10 years of experience. I work with clients who are dealing with different issues including depression, anxiety, grief/loss, relationship/communication issues, parenting problems, stress/overwhelmed, low self-esteem, career challenges, life transitions, and self-esteem issues. As a counselor, I feel it is important to be objective, supportive and to provide a safe space where the client feels heard and valida...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical psychologist and have been licensed in the State of Maryland for over 25 years. I was born in St. Lucia, a Caribbean Island in the West Indies, and immigrated to Brooklyn, New York as an adolescent. My personal knowledge and clinical training working with English-speaking immigrants has resulted in significant understanding and expertise in family re-unification, challenges related to dual identity and adjustment in multigenerational households. I received my master’s and doctoral degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and my clinical t...

This is Tracy Kessler's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW-C,MSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

Hi, my name is Tracy Kessler. I'm a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C) with 20 years of professional experience. I value authenticity, humility, and compassion in my practice. I utilize a strength's-based perspective when working with clients to empower them. I believe in the importance of a holistic approach to healing. My philosophy is based on tranz-ed or transformation education, which is the intentional transformation of oneself and one's environment, in order to promote positive change. I have spent the last 14 years providing school-based counselin...

This is Janet Hughes's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW-C,LICSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Janet L. Hughes. I graduated with my Masters in Social Work in July 2001. I went to the University of Florida for undergrad studies. I would first like to acknowledge the courage it takes to identify a need for change. I would be honored to assist in your seeking and healing process. You are the expert in your life and we will work together collaboratively to focus on the issues requiring action or attention. I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have a licence in DC, Maryland and Virginia. I have worked with people suffering from depression, anxiet...

This is Tara Bowles's avatar and link to their profile
Maryland
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Virginia and the state of Maryland with over ten years of experience providing counseling services to children, teens, adults and families coping with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, grief/loss, trauma and substance abuse. I am originally from California where I received my undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University. My master's degree is from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. My therapy approach is open, compassionate, focused and...

What Can Therapists In Maryland Help You With?

A therapist in Maryland can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 1544022 people are living in Maryland, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Maryland Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Maryland who are ready to help you get happy!