Family Counseling Services in Friendly, MD.

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


Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW
Family Therapist

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

In 20007 - Nearby to Friendly.

Through family counseling, you can understand family dynamics that have impacted all of your relationships. Our families-of-origin are the training ground for our life skills. Communication skills are one example and are learned in our families; they can be relearned in therapy. Through various therapeutic approaches and techniques, I will assist you in creating a more loving and harmonious family system.

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

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

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

In 20006 - Nearby to Friendly.

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 Friendly.

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.

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C
Family Therapist

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Individuals and Couples

In 20817 - Nearby to Friendly.

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?

Mary L Lyon, LPC
Family Therapist

Mary L Lyon, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22101 - Nearby to Friendly.

In family therapy I meet with any number of family members together as a way to build understanding between family members and resolve conflicts that may exist. This tends to be a very active and dynamic interaction where each member is given the opportunity to express their views and concerns in a neutral environment. I, in turn provide feedback and help to clarify the issues.

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling
Family Therapist

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists and Couples Counseling

In 20036 - Nearby to Friendly.

Family therapy can bring momentous relief to the daily battles that leave parents and children worn down and over-reactive. Finding the right family therapist makes all the difference and it is important to find someone with experience. Our family therapists are glad to offer a free consultation to you to speak about your concerns. Your experience with a family counselor will be a tremendous benefit.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 20016 - Nearby to Friendly.

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Philip Kolba, MA
Family Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 20052 - Nearby to Friendly.

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.

Patrick Di Vietri, LPC, NCC
Family Therapist

Patrick Di Vietri, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22151 - Nearby to Friendly.

Every family is unique and yet every family has their own struggles. At HOPE Therapy and Wellness Center, we work with families struggling with addictions, behavioral problems, or relational problems. A family is a unit and if there is trouble with one area of the family, it will impact the entire family. That is where family therapy can be helpful. At HOPE we work with families to improve the relationships within the family as well as improve the functioning of the family members.

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT
Family Therapist

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 22314 - Nearby to Friendly.

Robyn began her career working with at-risk youth. She has worked extensively with older children and adolescents. Her approach goes beyond behavioral interventions and resolving negative school performance. Robyn believes the key to successful adolescent therapy is tapping into the strengths of the family system and helping the youth and each family member to grow and thrive as individuals and as a cohesive unit. Robyn's approach to adolescent therapy unites and coheres the family.

John Raymond, DMin, MA, MS, LPC
Family Therapist

John Raymond, DMin, MA, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22180 - Nearby to Friendly.

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

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20814 - Nearby to Friendly.

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.

Susan Gorman, LCSW
Family Therapist

Susan Gorman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22101 - Nearby to Friendly.

Family therapy is indicated especially if the couple also is looking for help out of an emotionally difficult place. Family stresses can also provide stresses on each member of the couple. Through therapy, we work together to find the causes of the family stress, and then create strategies for managing the negative emotions and creating positive ones. Then we practice the strategies so that when similar stresses arise, each family member knows how to work within their family dynamic, keeping things calm.



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Thank you for visiting our Maryland search of licensed family therapists in Friendly.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Friendly right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Friendly is located in Prince George's County, Maryland. It has a land area of 4.87 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Friendly is 9,881 people with 3,106 households and a median annual income of $103,095. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Friendly, MD

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Friendly is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Friendly public health department.