What is Psychotherapy?

Here is a brief video about psychotherapy and how it can help you.

(Video from Dr.Farber's "Ready When You Are, Answering Your Questions About Psychotherapy")

Here are some supplmentary articles about psychotherapy.

The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Where is the Evidence for Evidence-based Therapies?


In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to the Emergency Room of your local hospital. For suicide hotline, go to or 1-800-SUICIDE.

Resources at University of Maryland, College Park:

  1. Current graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Maryland College Park should contact the Counseling Center in Shoemaker Hall for services:
  2. The Counseling Center also provides psychological services for a nominal fee for children, adolescents, and parents through the UPCCES, a campus-wide service to University-connected families, children, and adolescents with problems of learning, achievement, or adjustment. Contact Dr. Beth S. Warner, 301-314-7673 or
  3. The Psychology Clinic provides sliding-fee scale services for children, adolescents, and adults. They provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy for depression, academic problems, family discord, anger management, relationship/marital problems, dealing with grief and loss, problems with stress and coping, and child behavioral and emotional problems, as well as psychological assessment.
  4. The Center for Healthy Families also sees couples and families. They are housed in the Department of Family Science.

Resources Outside the University of Maryland:

  1. For referrals to private practitioners in the local area, contact the Maryland Psychological Association.
  2. The Pro-Bono Project in Maryland

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