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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time. The goal is to help clients [...]

What to Expect When Seeing a Marriage Counselor

If you’re going to a marriage counselor for the first time, it’s good to know what to expect. If you’re going to a marriage counselor for the first time, it’s good to know what to expect. It is common for couples to be anxious about that first [...]

Everything You Wanted To Know About Family Therapy

Going to family therapy can greatly improve your relationships! Family therapy is centered around systems thinking, or the idea that every member of the family contributes to the dynamic of the entire family. Family therapy examines behavior as[...]

Everything You Need To Know About Marriage And Divorce Counseling

Counseling can often be the best solution for your marriage or divorce struggles. Just like marriage, people seeking a divorce may need to seek a professional who can assist in making the transition a smooth one for all parties involved. Despit[...]

5 Common Misconceptions About Deaf People

The top deaf myths, busted! There are a variety of myths that people have regarding the deaf. It’s important that we start to debunk these myths and learn to treat the deaf with the respect that they deserve. All Deaf People Can Read Lips And W[...]

Family Counseling and Divorce: How It Can Help Your Children

Let us help your children through your divorce. Divorces can be a stressful time for the entire family, but can be especially tough on children. This time can cause feelings of loss, sadness, depression, confusion, and even anger. While young c[...]

Question to Ask Your Marriage Counselor

What are some things you would like to ask your marriage counselor? Everyone enters their marriage expecting it to be easy. You’ve been with your spouse years before being married so you think you know each other well enough to commit the rest [...]

How Can You Benefit from Anger Management Counseling?

If you feel yourself becoming in a fit of rage, it could be time to seek some help with anger management counseling. Joy, sadness, disgust, fear, and anger are the five basic emotions everyone feels. But depending on how you manage and express [...]

What Is DORS and How Does It Work?

When you work with DORS, you will feel independent and confident in your abilities. As a part of our Developmental Disabilities services, Family Service Foundation works with individuals to help them find a job based on their skill level. We of[...]

What are Community Learning Services?

Community learning services allow individuals with disabilities to learn a skill and help their community. For many adults with developmental disabilities, holding a typical 8-hour job can be extremely hard. This can not only leave them depende[...]

Part 1: What is Bipolar Disorder?

Does anyone really know what bipolar is or how it can affect you or your family? Let's take a moment to discuss this disorder and some treatment options available to you. We all have ups and downs but when you suffer from bipolar disorder, it c[...]

Teen Substance Abuse Counseling

Teen substance abuse can take a lot of forms. Do you know what to look for? Substance abuse is classified as the use and abuse of substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal drugs. This abuse may begin in childhood, during the teen year[...]

Mental Health: Having a Successful Counseling Experience

Whether you are struggling through a specific event or trying to manage your mental health on a long term scale, counseling is always a helpful tool. Whether the counseling takes place in a group, with a family, or one-on-one, counseling allows [...]

The Importance of Substance Use Counseling in Baltimore

Over the past few years, Baltimore has seen an increase in substance use throughout both the county and city. While there are continuous debates on why this increase has occurred, there is one topic that should never be debated: the importance o[...]

Childhood Mental Health Problems: Will They Grow Out of Them?

It may be no surprise to you that a child with mental illness will have a difficult time transitioning into adulthood. But a recent study is showing that even the mildest of mental health issues in children can cause difficult transitions. A re[...]

What is Mental Illness?

Mental illness is a term that is used frequently in our society. But many of us who use it loosely are unaware of what it really means.  Sometimes we can use it in a way that stigmatizes those seeking help. To instead help those suffering from a[...]

Finding Meaning at Family Service Foundation

Recently, we discussed an article published by Forbes magazine that discussed the top ten most meaningful jobs. These jobs were ranked based on how those who held those jobs felt their jobs made a difference, without income being a factor. Most [...]