To make a counseling appointment to see a family therapist, call the Center for Healthy Families at 301.405.3659 or 301.405.2273.
The Center for Healthy Families is the couple and family therapy clinic housed in the Department of Family Science. The Center provides family therapy to residents of surrounding communities, training for the Department's clinical graduate students, and a site for clinical research. The Center for Healthy Families serves approximately 500 area families and couples each year. The Center office is located in Room 0142 School of Public Health.
The Center for Healthy Families is operated as a non-profit clinic.
Services include: couples therapy, marriage therapy, family
therapy, parent education, family therapy conferences, and
continuing education for professionals. The Center also conducts
research on family relationships, interpersonal communication,
treatment for domestic violence, and varied problems facing
Center for Healthy Families therapists apply and integrate the
latest research, theories, and methods in family therapy.
All marriage and family therapy services are supervised by
the senior clinical faculty of the
Department of Family Science. Supervisors are highly qualified,
experienced family therapists who bring a variety of theoretical
approaches and a broad experiential base to their supervision
of graduate students.
A special fund has been established to provide couple and family therapy services to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars (5 sessions at no cost).