You may be at a point in your life where you realize it’s time for a change. There is help. As Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapists, we see people with many different problems. We work to the best of our abilities to guide you towards your goals and the vision of the life you want for yourself.
by April R. McDowell, Ph.D., LGMFT Deciding to start therapy, whether it’s individual, couple, or family therapy, is often a big decision! Many factors are taken into consideration before taking this step, not the least of which is cost. Even though many people realize its value and the significant investment that it represents for themselves and their relationships, it is not at all uncommon to hear clients express concern about affording therapy before beginning. If you find yourself in this position – wanting to begin therapy but...read more
Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and owner since 2001 of Laurel Fay & Associates, LLC, a multi-therapist private practice with offices in downtown Silver Spring and Bowie, Maryland. As a marriage and family therapist (MFT), Laurel is highly trained to work with families and couples, particularly around marital, communication and intimacy issues, and helping disconnected couples rediscover connection is her passion. Her other primary passion is spreading the word that MFTs are the...read more
I believe you have the ability to overcome life challenges, however many times you may find yourself stuck. It is as if you want to move forward as a whole person, as a connected couple, or as a united family, but can’t. You want to feel like yourself again, but are wondering how to get there. You want to reconnect, but struggle to do it. You want to be a happy family, but everything feels chaotic. Therapy can be a vehicle for overcoming the obstacles that you face in your couple and family relationships. As a marriage and family...read more
I’m a Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of Maryland and I’ve been practicing therapy with individuals, couples, and families since 2005. My clinical approach is always tailored to your specific needs and I encourage clients to play an active role in their treatment and continually give feedback. I utilize a variety of clinical models including: Bowenian Therapy Emotionally-Focused Therapy Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Solution-Focused Therapy My clinical experience includes work with individuals,...read more
As a Marriage and Family Therapist I specialize in working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. As a result of my background, I approach therapy from a systemic perspective. This means that instead of solely looking at each individual, I look at and work on the dynamics and relationships between people. I hope to provide a safe and collaborative environment that allows for open exploration of the challenges and concerns that brought you to therapy. My approach draws from a variety of tools including solution focused and...read more