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Marianne Riley, M.A., NCC, LCPC

Marianne Riley, M.A., NCC, LCPC

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15805 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, Maryland 20855 | 240-547-7636

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Therapy Frederick, MD

Counseling Hannover, Fort Detrick, Clover Hill, Harmony Grove, Akers Acres

For those who love quality, children-centric fun, Frederick, Maryland is the idea place for your family to settle down. For an educational experience, you can take your children and teenagers to the Hessian Barracks, where you can learn about soldiers from the Revolutionary War. After this, a quick trip to the Schifferstadt Architectural museum, complete with guided tours in the beautiful garden, is a must. For more hands-on activities, there is the Putt Putt Golf & Game, complete with laser sports, batting cages, a video arcade, and a miniature course. Here your children and teenagers are sure to have a blast while creating lasting family memories. Take in a nice family-themed movie at the comfortable and affordable Holiday Cinemas, and enjoy a relaxing picnic at the Gambrill State Park, with three pavilions and trails for hiking and biking.1 Top the day off with a live and exciting dance, theater, or musical performance at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Mental Health in Frederick

The primary goal of the Behavioral Health Services Department of the Catholic Charities is to attend to the basic needs of individuals living with a mental illness. The charity provides comprehensive case management services so that people maintain their treatment program, prescriptions, and employment. Support groups offer insight into various aspects of mental health, and offer guidance for maintaining a high level of functioning. The charity also assists with devising relapse prevention strategies, so the mentally ill can effectively navigate life's more stressful situations.2

Suicide rates among U.S. military servicemen and women have increased dramatically over the course of the last decade.3 To address this problem, officials at Ft. Detrick, an army installation just outside Frederick, have implemented a Suicide Prevention Program. The program seeks to identify early warning signs of suicidal ideation and implement preventative programs to ensure the safety of all soldiers and their families. Unit commanders as well as family members receive training to assist in carrying out intervention programs and attending to the mental health needs of soldiers. Contact Ft. Detrick's Community Support Center at 301-619-2120 to inquire about this program.4

Individuals with Down's syndrome and their families can take advantage of a host of resources offered by F.R.I.E.N.D.S. that facilitate improved functioning. Social events allow people of all ages to come together to have fun in a safe and nurturing environment. Monthly meetings are a resource for parents and expecting parents to learn about the joys and challenges of raising a child with a developmental disability. The agency also engages in community awareness campaigns to improve understanding of Down's syndrome and increase acceptance of individuals who live with the disorder.5

Current Initiatives

Casa De Maryland is a non-profit advocacy agency that seeks to empower low-income Latino residents to effect positive social change and remove existing social barriers. Volunteer committees work with local governments, housing providers, and other stakeholders to make communities safer, housing more efficient, and educational opportunities more abundant for the underserved. Volunteers receive advocacy training, including public speaking tips and guidance forming community action committees, to make their work more successful. To learn more about Casa De Maryland's social programs, call 301-431-4185.6


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5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from
6. Casa De Maryland. (2017). Community Organizing. Retrieved from

Frederick is located in Frederick County, Maryland. It has a land area of 23.01 square miles and a water area of 0.18 square miles.  The population of Frederick is 69,479 people with 26,591 households and a median annual income of $64,700. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Frederick, MD

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Frederick are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Frederick public health department.