Counseling in Towson, MD. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Towson, Maryland will help you make the changes you want.

Ellen Talles, LCSW-C, BC-DMT

Ellen Talles, LCSW-C, BC-DMT

Psychotherapist/ Dance-Movement Therapist

1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 208, Towson, Maryland 21204 | 410-878-7164

Therapy will not help you be a different person; it will help you be more of who you really are. Working together as partners, we will uncover and address past hurts that get in your way and discover all the strengths you have to build a more satisfying life.

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Our own minds can multiply, confuse, and perpetuate the inevitable pain in life, or heal us to greater joy, love, and creativity. I will listen well and engage with you to move toward the life and relationships you want as rapidly as possible.

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

Physicians Pavilion North I, 6535 North Charles St., Suite 300, Towson, Maryland

For more than 25 years, the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt has been a national leader in the provision of comprehensive evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents, adults and families impacted by eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Located just outside of Baltimore in newly renovated facilities, the Center offers comprehensive programs and individualized care provided by highly specialized, insurance-friendly providers.

Dena Leibowitz, MS LCADC, CHT, 5OO-E-RYT

Dena Leibowitz, MS LCADC, CHT, 5OO-E-RYT

Licensed Psychotherapist

virtual therapy, Maryland 21208 | 443-803-3848

ZenLife is a safe place for you to decompress, self-reflect and address your concerns under the guidance of highly professional and caring clinicians. We use a mind, body, spirit approach to ensure all your wellness needs are met.

Robert Castle, M.S., LCPC, NCC

Robert Castle, M.S., LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Teletherapy shortens the distance between you and access to licensed counseling services. Currently accepting new clients residing anywhere in Maryland for mental health, couples, family, and career counseling services.

Related Sites:
City of Towson
Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Therapy Towson, MD

Counseling Riderwood, Mays Chapel, Parkville, Carney, Overlea, Putty Hill, Pikesville

Towson is located in the state of Maryland and contains everything a family could ever request in a town. Here you will find activities, events, and attractions for children, teenagers, and adult family members of all ages. AMF offers an entertaining bowling experience complete with snack bar and games. Grab your children and venture down to this attraction to engage in a friendly, but yet competitive race to get the highest score. For families wishing to enjoy a newly released film, Hollywood Theater is located nearby for your convenience. American Visionary Art Museum is a unique and innovative attraction that is sure to be inspirational and leave you in awe.1 Children under four are admitted to this site free of charge. There is also a nearby location that features exhibits of the infamous Babe Ruth. Ideal for children and teenagers, but also fun for adults includes Boardwalk Fun. At this amusement park you can spend hours and engage in family bonding while creating memories that are sure to last.

Mental Health in Towson

The Up in Smoke Classes offered by St. Joseph's Medical Center are offered for free to individuals who are addicted to tobacco and wish to quit. Using a positive behavior change method, the class helps participants learn to recognize their triggers for smoking, understand their cravings and withdrawal symptoms, and devise plans for reducing stress and controlling weight while in the process of quitting. The six-week long class also offers expert advice and peer support to further help people overcome their addiction. For information about this program, contact the St. Joseph medical Center at 410-337-1337.2

Individuals who struggle with an eating disorder can attend a free group offered by the Center for Eating Disorders in order to get the support they need to return to good mental health. A licensed clinician who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders facilitates this recovery-focused group. The group is open to women and men, as well as loved ones who care for them, and meets on a weekly basis year-round. A special group for caregivers meets separately and provides skills trainings and other resources to improve the quality of care given. For further details about these groups, call 410-938-5252.3

SPEAK is a local non-profit organization dedicated to ending suicide in Maryland. The organization works with local police, schools, churches, and hospitals to advocate on behalf of individuals who have taken or attempted to take their own life. Their prevention-based programs have been implemented in Maryland public schools to inform children about the warning signs of suicidal ideation and what they can do to help others in need. Community outreach programs also work to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness, so people better understand the underlying reasons associated with suicide.4

Current Education

Individuals who seek to provide behavioral health services to families in need can obtain an education at Towson University. Their College of Liberal Arts offers undergraduate and graduate programs in family science that prepares students to deliver services in schools, government agencies, and non-profit settings. Graduates are eligible to obtain certifications in the areas of Child Life and Family Life Education. Contact the Department of Family Studies and Community Development at 410-704-5851 for additional information.5


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2. University of Maryland St. Joseph's Medical Center. (2017). Events Calendar - Up in Smoke. Retrieved from
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5. Towson University. (2017). Department of Family Studies and Community Development. Retrieved from

Towson is located in Baltimore County, Maryland. It has a land area of 14.15 square miles and a water area of 0.13 square miles.  The population of Towson is 57,146 people with 21,059 households and a median annual income of $74,828. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Towson, MD

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Towson for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Towson public health department.