Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Baltimore, Maryland

Find a therapist in Baltimore, Maryland that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Baltimore to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Jessica Luty Kabrhel

LCSW-C
15 years experience
Hi! My name is Jessica and I am so glad that you're here. It can be so difficult to reach out, but you are in the right place. I am a therapist who practices in Maryland I've been working with teenagers and adults for 15 years, after having received my degree from Smith College. I have seen that a connection with the right therapist can be incredibly healing to those who are... Read More
Hi! My name is Jessica and I am so glad that you're here. It can be so difficult to reach out, but you are in the right place. I am a therapist who practices in Maryland I've... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Therese Garroway

LCPC
4 years experience
Hello, my name is Therese Garroway. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland. I have almost 30 years of experience in both private practice and the school setting working with clients of all ages. My education includes a Master of Science in Counseling from Northern Illinois University and a Post Masters Certificate in Counseling Youth at Risk at Johns Hopkins University. I believe every individual... Read More
Hello, my name is Therese Garroway. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland. I have almost 30 years of experience in both private practice and the school setting working with clients of all ages.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Barbara Kass

MS, LCPC, NCC
5 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland and am also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). For over five years, I have worked with people to help them reconnect with their ability to heal and become whole. I have experience working with trauma issues, grief, depression, anxiety, stress management, and adjustment difficulties. In addition, I also help my clients when they are struggling to manage their careers. Settings I have worked in include... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland and am also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). For over five years, I have worked with people to help them reconnect with their ability to heal and become whole. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Amber Smith

LCSW-C
6 years experience
I am a licensed therapist with over 5 years of experience working directly with clients as a trauma and mental health therapist. I have a Master's in Social Work from University of Maryland and am certified in Advanced Trauma Treatment. I have worked with clients of all ages with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, stress, anger management, relationship issues, parenting concerns, career challenges, identity intersectionality, self-regulation and self-esteem. My... Read More
I am a licensed therapist with over 5 years of experience working directly with clients as a trauma and mental health therapist. I have a Master's in Social Work from University of Maryland and am certified in Advanced Trauma Treatment.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Orly Katz

LCPC
11 years experience
Thank you for taking the first step to make a difference. My name is Orly Katz. I am a professional counselor in MD and in VA. I am also a maternal child nurse. My passion for relationships and individual counseling stems from my life’s experience, on the job exposure and advanced continuing education. My professional background started in the late 1970s as a nurse-midwife in Israel. In 1985, I immigrated to the USA and continued working as a... Read More
Thank you for taking the first step to make a difference. My name is Orly Katz. I am a professional counselor in MD and in VA. I am also a maternal child nurse. My passion for relationships and individual counseling stems from... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Hebrew
  • Experience: 11 years

Christopher Witman

LCPC
10 years experience
Hello! My name is Christopher Witman, LCPC. I have 10 years of experience as a practicing therapist and 21 years of experience in the human service field. I received my Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Saint Joseph's University in 1997 and my Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University in 2009. Since becoming a licensed counselor, I have worked primarily in community mental health in Baltimore... Read More
Hello! My name is Christopher Witman, LCPC. I have 10 years of experience as a practicing therapist and 21 years of experience in the human service field. I received my Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Traci Wachter

LCSW-C, RPT
5 years experience
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified, I work predominately with children, adolescents and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety and other mental/behavioral health challenges such as low self esteem, self-harm, social limitations, and outbursts of aggression. Much of my experience as a therapist has been focused on helping individuals who have experienced traumatic, confusing, or stressful life events, such as physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, neglect, the death of a loved one, divorce, or a... Read More
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified, I work predominately with children, adolescents and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety and other mental/behavioral health challenges such as low self esteem, self-harm, social limitations, and outbursts of aggression. Much of my experience... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kathleen Otero

M.A.Ed, LCPC
4 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with over 4 years of experience providing therapy. I have experience working with individuals and families across all age groups on issues such as stress and anxiety, depression, family and relationship conflict, parenting concerns, adjusting to life changes, and recovering from trauma or loss. My counseling style is flexible and person-centered. I strive to provide compassion and support to help clients feel comfortable exploring whatever issues... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with over 4 years of experience providing therapy. I have experience working with individuals and families across all age groups on issues such as stress and anxiety, depression, family and relationship... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Aliya Mullins

LCPC, LCADC
14 years experience
My name is Aliya. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Through my 10+ years as a professional counselor I’ve worked with victims of trauma, persons with addictions, and individuals who have struggled with life-long anxiety and depression. My experience has taught me that every problem has a solution. I work with my clients to empower and enlighten. Whether through individual therapy, family therapy,... Read More
My name is Aliya. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Through my 10+ years as a professional counselor I’ve worked with victims of trauma, persons with addictions, and individuals... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Monica Campbell

LCSW-C
19 years experience
I am a licensed therapist with almost 20 years of experience. I have endured many transitions in life and have a strong connection to what it means to continuously relearn one’s self while speaking and living your truth! Are you interested in therapy from a caring, non-judgmental, honest, and insightful soul? If so, we may be a great fit! My approach to therapy is person centered and holistic as I believe we all... Read More
I am a licensed therapist with almost 20 years of experience. I have endured many transitions in life and have a strong connection to what it means to continuously relearn one’s self while speaking and living your truth! Are... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 19 years

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore is a city that has seen its share of hardship over the years. It does offer some great things like the aquarium and a pretty good football team. However, it also suffers from financial hardship, unemployment and controversy.

Baltimore, Maryland is situated right on the East Coast. It gets cold in the winter and hot in the summer. It is between two other large cities that eclipse it in size and wealth. Yet it perseveres, just like its residents.

Mental Health Statistics for Baltimore

Like a lot of other depressed cities, Baltimore sees its share of mental health disorders. About 1 in 5  Baltimore residents experience mental illness each year. That comes out to be about 110,000 per year. The number of those who suffer a serious mental illness is much lower. It is only about 1 in 20 which is a bit more hopeful.

As far as treatment goes in Baltimore, the numbers are staggering. Out of the 110,000 who are estimated to suffer a mental illness each year, only about 40,000 actually received treatment. Of these, over 15,000 were children. The fact that so many people went untreated is scary. It is also unnecessary. There is treatment available in Baltimore. The problem is that people either can’t afford it, or don’t know how to get it. Our mission is to change this.

Impact of Not Receiving Treatment in Baltimore

It is our hope that every individual who needs mental health treatment receives that treatment. We know this is not realistic, but it is a goal. Baltimore presents an environment where lack of treatment for mental health issues compounds existing problems. Baltimore already has issues with poverty, substance abuse and unemployment. Not treating mental health issues makes these problems even more severe.

The impact of a lack of mental health treatment in Baltimore leads to:

  • Increased homelessness
  • Increased joblessness
  • Greater rates of incarceration
  • Overcrowded shelters

Therefore, it’s so important that people in Baltimore know how to access proper mental health care. They need a user-friendly directory that navigates the mental health care system for them. This is where we come into play.

What Makes Baltimore Unique When it Comes to Mental Health?

People in Baltimore are prone to mental health issues due to several factors:

  •  The climate in Baltimore is not unique to the Northeast. It is seriously cold in the winter and can be brutally hot and humid in the summer. Snow and ice stick around through spring. People’s mental health is affected by extreme weather. People with seasonal affective disorder feel this even more.
  • Baltimore has an unemployment rate of 6.4%. This is 2% higher than Maryland, generally. It is also 2% higher than its neighboring city, Washington D.C. Unemployment leads even the healthiest people to suffer from mental health issues. For a city that is facing such economic challenges, unemployment only increases the chances of a serious mental illness.
  •  Like many cities today, Baltimore is suffering from both an opiate epidemic and a fentanyl epidemic. The number of overdoses is downright scary. It is a chicken-and-egg issue. Does the high incidence of drug abuse cause mental issues? Or, does mental health issues lead to drug abuse? Either way, it is even more important that these people receive information about mental health professionals.

Divorce Rate in Baltimore

Baltimore’s divorce rate . This is actually lower than most cities. However, this number is misleading. What makes Baltimore unique is that of all single people in Baltimore, over 60% are divorced. So, although the divorce rate seems low, that is because the rate is on the decline. The main reason for this is that marriage rates are down. It makes sense that if fewer people are getting married, fewer people are getting divorced.

With this many people being divorced, it is clear that people in Baltimore would benefit from marriage counseling. Perhaps if these people took advantage of couples’ therapy, they wouldn’t be afraid to remarry.

Mental Health Resources in Baltimore

Baltimore technically has plenty of mental health professionals. There are 1,154 licensed mental health professionals in the city. However, only 14% of these are willing able to accept new patients. In a study conducted recently, only 14% said they would be able to book a new patient within 45 days. This is a glaring reason why people in Baltimore don’t seek or receive mental health treatment.

This statistic just demonstrates how badly residents in Baltimore, Maryland need information on how to access mental health professionals. If they go online, they are going to get phone numbers for counselors who won’t be able to help them anyway. This creates a vicious cycle. People who already have mental health issues become frustrated at the lack of help. This only exacerbates their mental health issues.

E-Counseling Solves the Challenge of Finding a Therapist in Baltimore

E-Counseling offers people suffering from mental health issues a road map to treatment. It is so important the people be able to access the information they need to get help. Our goal is to provide a one-stop shop to find a mental health professional. We offer a user-friendly way of finding and securing mental health treatment for the people of Baltimore.