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Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. Wherever you are located in Maryland from Annapolis to Rockville or even Frederick, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Courtney Hart
Together, we will:

Support your young person as a team. In therapy, your child and I will work on goals to help them improve their mood, feel better about themselves, and succeed in goals that are important to them. As a parent, I can provide you with skills coaching.


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Together, we will:

Support your young person as a team. In therapy, your child and I will work on goals to help them improve their mood, feel better about themselves, and succeed in goals that are important to them. As a parent, I can provide you with skills coaching.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a child and adolescent specialist who also provides parenting support. I use CBT, mindfulness, play, expressive arts, and movement (yoga) in my practice. I also have a therapy dog (Franklin) and provide walk and talk sessions!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Children
  • Children of Parents with Substance Use Disorders
  • Co-parenting
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Starting College
  • Teenagers
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Courtney Hart remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Marcia Starkman
Together, we will:

talk about our changing world. Relationships are the foundation of life. Neither are easy or simple to navigate. I’ll help you feel less alone, calmer & supported, as we discuss stress, life transitions, folks in your life & how to manage it all.


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Picture of Marcia Starkman, therapist in Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, Pennsylvania
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Together, we will:

talk about our changing world. Relationships are the foundation of life. Neither are easy or simple to navigate. I’ll help you feel less alone, calmer & supported, as we discuss stress, life transitions, folks in your life & how to manage it all.

Something to know about my approach is:

I’m active, involved, & I talk! I treat everyone with dignity and respect. With my 40+ years experience as a psychiatric RN, my practice is eclectic. This means I can tailor my approach specifically to you. But, you are your own best expert on you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Nurse Burnout
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Women's Issues
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Marcia Starkman remote and phone therapy in Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, Pennsylvania
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Paige L. Freeman
Together, we will:

Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Together, we will:

Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you navigate mental health issues in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Family Therapy
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Parenting Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Paige L. Freeman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Joanna Strait
Together, we will:

identify and set goals for our therapeutic work together. These goals will be ones that reflect YOUR values and desires and ones that I will support you to achieve as quickly as possible.


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Picture of Joanna  Strait , therapist in District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Together, we will:

identify and set goals for our therapeutic work together. These goals will be ones that reflect YOUR values and desires and ones that I will support you to achieve as quickly as possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I really value two way communication in all of my sessions. I am proactive about asking questions that allow me to gain insight into underlying patterns, believes, and desires.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Infertility
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • quarter life crisis
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Joanna  Strait  remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Shari Loveday
Together, we will:

Explore how your relationships impact your story, how you can make room for your goals and aspirations, heal from past hurts, move through the stages of grief, and be your best self.


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Together, we will:

Explore how your relationships impact your story, how you can make room for your goals and aspirations, heal from past hurts, move through the stages of grief, and be your best self.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe you, as the client, are the expert on your life while I am an expert on the therapy model. We collaborate with our two expertise to get you to your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • African American Women
  • Couples Therapy
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Empowering women
  • Families
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Individual Issues
  • Relational difficulties
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Women
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Shari Loveday remote and phone therapy in Maryland