Therapists in Howard County, Maryland

Find the best therapists in Howard County. The therapists below specialize in treating a range of mental and emotional health concerns, including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

202 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Matthew Leary

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Existential crises & challenges - Mood disorders - Chronic illness - Trauma - Child and adolescent therapy - Family issues
 In-person & online
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Adloquium Psychological Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Chenelle Ellie

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Stress management - Childhood trauma - Abandonment issues
Online only
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Nathalie Savell

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Women's issues - Relationship issues - Entrepreneurship/Leadership
Online only
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Anna Jetton

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Trauma - Anxiety - Perfectionism - Women's issues - Life transitions
Online only
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Paul Daanen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Childhood trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Veterans' issues
Online only
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Angela Alborn

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Child mental health - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Christen N Mullane

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Chronic illness - Trauma - Insomnia & sleep issues - Chronic pain - Stress management - Assistance for caregivers and frontline workers
Online only
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Katrina M Burton

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Insomnia & sleep issues - Spirituality & religion
Online only
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Matthew Ross Syzdek

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Men's health - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Molly Rosenstein

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
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Jason Emejuru

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions
Online only
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Linda Kline-Lau

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
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Katie Zweig

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Binge eating disorder - Bulimia nervosa - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Perfectionism - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Alex Abramowicz

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

College & graduate student mental health - Race & cultural identity - Existential crisis & challenges - Academic challenges - Anxiety - Depression
Online only
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Ana-Maria Parra

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Self-esteem - Stress management - Trauma
Online only
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Courtney Dinsmore

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Couples counseling - Loss and grief - Trauma - Relationships
 In-person & online
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Randi Welch

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - Chronic illness - Life transitions - Parenting - Mood disorders - Burnout
 In-person & online
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Brianna Earomirski

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Stress management - Trauma - Women's issues
Online only
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Adam Prestegord

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Relationships - Sexuality - Couples counseling - Insight building - Depression - Anxiety
Online only
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Jason Waterman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Men's issues - Shame
 In-person & online
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Victoria Davis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Transition to new parenthood - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Sensitivity
 In-person & online
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Drea Renzelli

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Divorce & separation - Trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Financial stress - Anxiety
Online only
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Diamond Clark

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Relationship issues - Couples counseling - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Stacey Hellman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Trauma - Borderline personality disorder
 In-person & online
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Innovative Therapeutic Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Child Mental Health
 In-person & online
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Abby Ruth Plusen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Stride Forward Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Perfectionism - College & graduate student mental health - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Christina Knepper

Therapist

Waitlist

Adolescent mental health - ADHD - Family issues - Anxiety - Life transitions - Autism spectrum disorder
 In-person & online
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Chiedozie Ojimba

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Howard County, Maryland

Addiction - ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Howard County, Maryland

How do I find a therapist in Howard County, Maryland?

Find a therapist near you in Howard County, Maryland on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Howard County, Maryland?

Yes, most Howard County, Maryland health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Howard County, Maryland. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Howard County, Maryland?

Therapists located in Howard County, Maryland offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Howard County, Maryland. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Howard County, Maryland?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Howard County, Maryland on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Howard County, Maryland require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Howard County, Maryland who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Howard County, Maryland offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Howard County, Maryland who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Howard County, Maryland have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Howard County, Maryland near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Howard County, Maryland who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Howard County, Maryland continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Howard County, Maryland therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Howard County, Maryland without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Howard County, Maryland?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Howard County, Maryland on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Howard County, Maryland; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Howard County, Maryland?

Start your search for a great therapist in Howard County, Maryland on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Howard County, Maryland or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Howard County, Maryland go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Howard County, Maryland?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Howard County, Maryland, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Howard County, Maryland include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Howard County, Maryland also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Howard County, Maryland providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Howard County, Maryland?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Howard County, Maryland. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Howard County, Maryland, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.