Family Counseling Services in Bladensburg, MD.

Find a family therapist in Bladensburg, Maryland. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP
Family Therapist

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22301 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Whether it is mother/daughter conflict, father/son, struggles, or the whole family, the dynamics are often wrought with underlying emotions that need to be addressed. Rather than therapy for the child alone, often having the entire family meet takes the role of "identified patient" off anyone, and emotional knots can begin to loosen and be untied. I use role play, in addition to talk therapy, to engender greater empathy. When there are unhealthy "triangles," new structures are put in place so that clear communication can flow between members.

Deborah Cole, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Deborah Cole, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 21045 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

I work with families to encourage connections and also communication. Sometimes, these break down just due to business and the role of technology. Family time needs to become a priority once again. Offenses that have not been forgotten or forgiven need to be processed. Boundaries also need to be established, particularly between parents and children.

John Raymond, DMin, LPC
Family Therapist

John Raymond, DMin, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22180 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Families have as many dynamics as there are members. Each family has its own system to handle life's challenges. Sometimes, some of these systems do not operate effectively. The goal of family therapy is to help families understand the systems used, how they are not helping, and learn new skills to better equip the family to provide a safe and secure home for all to thrive

Christina Schultz, MA
Family Therapist

Christina Schultz, MA

Resident in Counseling, Supervised by Thomas Lamp, LPC

In 22046 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

I approach families from a Family Systems and Structural Family perspectives, in that I view differentiation and adaptable yet present boundaries among family members and extended family members as a healthy family approach. I collaborate with the client family, including all members, to identify goals and process strengths and observed issues. I view the couple subsystem as the priority on the family hierarchy, the parent and/or caregiving subsystem as second, and child or sibling subsystem as third. I assess and evaluate internal, external, and multi-generational triangle, patterns, alignments, and rules which impact the client family.

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC
Family Therapist

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22101 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

If your family is experiencing conflict and misunderstanding, I can help. By sitting down together, learning to listen to one another and allowing me to help you sort out your differences, you can begin to relate to one another in a new way. My goal is to provide a calm and safe environment where each family member expresses his or her point of view and conflicts are resolved through understanding and consensus.

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT
Family Therapist

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 20878 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Family Therapists like myself are trained work with families. We look at the interaction and patterns within a family, as well as the connection and bonds. Families today faces many stressors. I assist families coping with Adoption, Blended Families, Medical Issues, Grief, Depression, Peer & Sibling Conflict, Anxiety, College Transition and Aging family members. Working together we can find new meanings and directions.

Brad Wasserman, LCSW-C
Family Therapist

Brad Wasserman, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Adults, Adolescents, Couples & Families

In 20886 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Every family member is affected by the behaviors of the other members. Although there may be an “identified patient” (the one with the biggest and most obvious problems), those behaviors are in some ways supported by the actions of others. I help each family member to understand his or her role within the family, to communicate in healthy ways, and to resolve problems so the family move can forward and remain connected. Conflict is a part of life, but when it is resolved successfully it can bring families closer rather than dividing them. As a parent, you will learn to function with an appropriate level of authority, while children learn to thrive within your family’s unique system.

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20814 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

The focus of my family therapy work is the family as a whole. Working on the relationship between family members is more effective than just treating the person that is supposed to be in need of treatment. From my perspective, family therapy work sees individuals in relationships to others. As a result, the attention shifts from the symptomatic individual and problem is seen as the family as a whole. The goal of my family therapy work is to help establish a “functional family” – one in which needs and the desired goals of closeness, identity, self-expression, and meaning are met.

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C
Family Therapist

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Relationship Therapist for Couples and Singles

In 20878 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Family Therapy may take many forms. Generally, the configurations I work with best are those involving 1-4 individuals. My aim is to facilitate better connections & ways of operating within the context of their family systems. [When situations involve younger children or larger groups, directly participating in family therapy, I refer them to colleagues whose training, experience and expertise are better suited to serve them.] When family systems are fractured or in states of angry, fearful or hurtful disconnect, the wounding & scar-tissue can be profound and can last for years or even generations. When the stakes are so high, for so many, can you afford not to try to promote healing?

Philip Kolba, MA
Family Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 20052 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Family therapy looks at the entire family system—parents, children, extended family members—to identify strengths and problematic behaviours. I collaborate with families on strategies for utilizing their own capabilities for resolving problems, and on developing effective communication and problem-solving skills for preventing conflicts. I specialize in working with families of teenagers, which is an age that can be challenging for both the teenagers and their parents.

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC
Family Therapist

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

As you learn more about yourselves as a family, you will also begin to better understand yourselves as individuals and a collective unit. You can identify your own needs and learn how to express them more honestly and respectfully. You can become a stronger and happier family, while increasing understanding and love for your family. Although you may be feeling hopeless right now, with guided support and a willingness to change, itis possible to re-build your family dynamics and have it be even better than it was before.

Dr. Beverly Wright, (M.Div., M.Th.)
Family Therapist

Dr. Beverly Wright, (M.Div., M.Th.)

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

In 20006 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Are you and your spouse at odds as to how raise children? Are there power struggles in the home; Children vs. Parents? Families are more than groups of people who share the same address and genes. Although conflicts occasionally arise, a family should be a source of Christian love and support. My objective is to counsel family members on how to strengthen the family with characteristics of a Christian home; love, joy, peace, patience...fruits of the Spirit. Counseling may include all family members, or just those able or willing to participate. Single parents are encouraged. I look forward to working with you, and applaud you for taking the first step towards a peaceful coexistence!

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

In 22203 - Nearby to Bladensburg.

Typically, family therapy will bring the entire family together in therapy sessions. However, it may be that individuals in the family also see the therapist alone. There may also be times when individuals who are not a member of the family (such as a teacher or school counselor) participate in a therapy session with the family if their participation would be of benefit to the family. We can help your family learn how to better solve problems and how to better express thoughts and feelings. In family therapy, family members will learn about family roles and rules. Family members will examine behavior patterns and learn to identify issues that cause conflict.



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Bladensburg is located in Prince George's County, Maryland. It has a land area of 0.99 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Bladensburg is 9,640 people with 3,641 households and a median annual income of $42,125. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Bladensburg is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Bladensburg are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bladensburg public health department.