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We are updating our Easton Center to better serve you! From Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, June 7th, all Easton patients will be seen via telehealth. For more information on your appointment, please call 410-837-2050.

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Chase Brexton therapists will be a partner in helping you build a healthier life and will be there for you every step of the way. Either through Telehealth Services or in-person care, at Chase Brexton, we provide patient-centered care that is all about you. 

Your Chase Brexton therapist will be your partner in helping you build a healthier life and will be there for you every step of the way. Our services include:

  • Individual Therapy - One-on-one counseling.
  • Couples Therapy – Includes discussion and problem solving sessions for couples (gay, lesbian, straight, etc.).
  • Family Therapy - Includes discussion and problem-solving sessions with members of the family.
  • Group Therapy - A small group of unrelated people who, with the guidance of a trained therapist, discuss individual issues and help each other problem solve. 

Make your appointment today by calling 410-837-2050.

THERAPY GROUPS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Virtual

What: All the Colors of Me is a weekly semi-structured process group designed to provide support to individuals with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).  There will be a check-in with group members, followed by a group discussion about the struggles of daily living with DID. 
Who is eligible: Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to the start of group. If you are interested in scheduling an assessment for this group please contact 410-837-2050 ext. 8800.
When/where: Mondays, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Virtual

What: A.M.B.I.E.N.T. is an 8-week Mind-Body Medicine Group for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color ages 35-50 who identify as LGBTQIA+. During each session, participants will learn about the mind-body connection and practice a new skill in a safe space with peers. Participants may benefit from a sense of community and connectedness. Participants will learn and implement mind-body skills for effective management of trauma symptoms, including, but not limited to, meditation, guided imagery, art, breathwork, and autogenic training. This group is great for people who have an understanding of the impact of life events on their overall wellness but are interested in learning various creative tools to improve.

When/where: Monday's 5pm-6:30pm, Virtual

What: An eight-week virtual group for those struggling with grief.
Who is eligible: Eligibility is based on an assessment of established Chase Brexton patients referred by their provider.
When/where: Mondays, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Virtual

Note: This program is held numerous times throughout the year, continuously taking referrals.

What: Six group "classes" that follow the American Lung Association's Freedom from Smoking guidelines. In addition, free nicotine replacement patches are offered to group participants at the fourth session. For more info, contact the Behavioral Health Department at 410-837-2050.
Who is eligible: Current patients who wish to quit smoking. 
When/Where: Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Mt. Vernon Center

What: An ongoing community support group for LGBTQ adults ages 50+. This unstructured social support and process group speaks honestly about experiences and challenges in a confidential, open, and accepting environment. Topics include healthy relationships, active community engagement, family connections, work, retirement, health and wellness, etc. No initial assessment needed; walk-in or call 410-837-2050 ext. 1049 for more information.
Who is eligible: LGBTQ adults 50+
When/Where: Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00p.m., Virtual

Note: This program is always taking referrals.

What: Life Skills for Teenagers is a group therapy series for gender diverse youth in high school, or who are recent high school graduates, who are experiencing anxiety, depression or other challenges in their life. This 8-week series will include weekly topics that connect and build on another to help youth improve their ability to manage stress in a safe and healthy way. A safe space for gender expansive, transgender, non-binary teenagers, to share their feelings, practice teachable skills in session with peers, and develop plans to apply these skills outside of group.  
Who is eligible: Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to starting the group. Patients must be in the ninth grade or above, have had an initial assessment with a provider in the behavioral health department and/or be an active therapy patient at time of referral. The eight sessions will repeat; patients may stay for all eight sessions and then move on or continue to stay in the group for as long as they would like to continue to practice what they have learned. The group happens three times a year.
When/Where : Wednesdays: 4 pm– 5 pm, Columbia via telehealth video call

What: Group designed to provide support for those who would benefit from additional coping skills building with or without requiring individual therapy and/or medication management. 
Who is eligible: Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to the start of group. If you are interested in scheduling an assessment for this group please contact 410-837-2050 ext. 5130.
When/where: Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual

What: Psychoeducational support group providing an opportunity to learn more about treatment approaches for mood challenges, reviewing several different coping strategies from a DBT perspective including ; Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Interpersonal Effectiveness strategies. Patients can start at any time and stay in the group until they have completed their 16 sessions, or elect to continue in the next group cycle.
Who is eligible: Patients who have had an initial assessment/evaluation with a provider in the behavioral health department and/or is an active patient at time of referral.
When/Where: Monday, 2:00pm-3:00 p.m., Virtual 

Note: This group is always taking referrals
Group day/time: Wednesdays, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., virtual telehealth
What: An eight-week psychoeducation and support group focused on providing a supportive and interactive setting for African-American women focused on: (1) increasing coping to decrease the intensity of depressive and anxious symptoms; (2) increase ability to identify and challenge cognitive distortions that contribute to depressive and anxious symptoms; (3) to process and share social, spiritual, and behavioral experiences and receive support from group members.
Who is eligible: African-American adult women with depression and/or anxiety diagnoses, or any other diagnosis that has features of depression and/or anxiety. Patients may start at any time once they have completed the triage process.
Type of Group: CBT psychoeducation and support.
Duration of the Group: 8 weeks.

What: Group designed to provide support for wanting to obtain or maintain substance use abstinence and teaching Relapse Prevention Therapy including managing core personality and lifestyle issues as it relates to the day-to- day barriers that individuals are prone to repeat. 
Who is eligible: Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to the start of group. If you are interested in scheduling an assessment for this group please contact 410-837-2050 ext. 6757.
When/where: Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual

What: Seeking Safety is a group designed for people with a history of trauma and addiction, but you are not required to have an addiction history to join.  We focus on topics related to managing PTSD symptoms, and each week explores a different struggle endured by trauma survivors and how to manage the feelings related to that struggle.  The purpose is to give participants tools to cope with the difficult emotions trauma survivors experience on a daily basis and to provide a supportive and safe space.
Who is eligible: Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to the start of group. If you are interested in scheduling an assessment for this group please contact 410-837-2050 ext. 8800.
When/where: Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Virtual

What: A 12-week structured therapy group that explores and navigates aging in our community. Using psychoeducation and processing, members can connect, get support, resources, that contribute to a qualitative life from health, wellness, relationships, to planning and engaging.
When/where: Fridays, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Virtual.

What: T time is a process-oriented group that provides a safe and trans-affirming space for Trans* and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals. Participants will discuss their experiences as binary and non-binary Trans* individuals and receive support and feedback from facilitator and other participants. Participants are provided with the opportunity to be in the community, to provide and receive feedback on topics such as interpersonal functioning, family dynamics, and developing a sense of self, and discuss their lived experiences as TGNC individuals in varied stages of transition.
Who is eligible: Clients do not have to be connected with any other Chase Brexton Health Care services to be eligible but should complete an initial assessment/evaluation with a Behavioral Health provider. All potential members will meet with facilitator for a group screening in order to assess appropriateness of group prior to beginning. For more information, please call 410-837-2050 ext. 8800.
When/where: Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Mt. Vernon Center

Hybrid

What: ACT for LGBTQ Wellness a weekly, structured 60-minute group (ages 16-25) to address concerns commonly experienced by LGBTQ emerging adults. A safe open space to discuss issues of identity, mental health with peers. A combination of process-oriented, psychoeducational, and mindfulness-based interventions will be employed from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) paradigm. The group is designed as a 12-week, cycling therapeutic program broken up into three modules: Be Present, Opening Up, and Do What Matters. In-person sessions meet at Chase Brexton's Mt. Vernon Center.
When/where: Mondays 6:00-7:00 p.m., Hybrid: In-person at Mt. Vernon Center and virtual

What: A weekly support group for adult Chase Brexton patients living with chronic and complex medical conditions. This group seeks to assist participants in developing supportive connections with peers, explore the shared experience of chronic illness, learn coping skills for symptom management, and develop self-care and self-advocacy strategies
Who is eligible: Ask your Chase Brexton provider to place a referral, or contact our Patient Engagement Specialists at 410-837-2050 ext. 3170 or ext.1073. Admissions are on a rolling basis, participants can join the group at any time. 
When/where: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Hybrid: in-person at Mt. Vernon Center and virtual

Glen Burnie

For more information on Chase Brexton's Substance Use Program, please click here.

Mt. Vernon

What: Group will focus on and emphasizes resilience while promoting compassion and encouragement within a safe and support environment for women living with HIV.
Who is eligible: Women who are patients at Chase Brexton who are living with HIV. Initial behavioral health assessments are required prior to the start of group. If you are interested in scheduling an assessment for this group please contact 410-837-2050 ext. 8800.
When/where: Mondays, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mt. Vernon Center [Note: Hybrid attendance considered on individual basis.]

What: An open group enhancing the lives of individuals living with memory loss and their caregivers, this group provides a safe and confidential environment for conversation, support, resources, and education. For more information, please call 410-837-2050 ext. 1049, or email lgbt@chasebrexton.org.
Who is eligible: For individuals who are either affected by Alzheimer's disease, or caring for someone who is.
When/Where: 4th Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Mt. Vernon Center

For more information on Chase Brexton's Substance Use Program, please click here.

What: A rolling 14-week therapy and psycho-educational support group (i.e. Interpersonal effectiveness, insight-oriented decision making, and self-efficacy skills) focused on exploration of gender identity and considerations for safety and wellness in gender expression. This group provides a confidential and trans-affirming space for individuals to explore topics, access information and resources necessary for healthy gender exploration. For more information, please call 410-837-2050 ext. 8808 or email lgbtq@chasebrexton.org
Who is eligible: Transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer, and gender questioning individuals. All potential members will discuss with a facilitator for a group screening to assess appropriateness of group prior to beginning. Clients do not have to be connected with any other Chase Brexton Health Care services to be eligible but should complete an initial evaluation with a Behavioral Health Provider.
When/Where: Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mt. Vernon Center. 

Therapy Hours

Baltimore

M-Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Columbia

M-Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Easton

M-Th 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
F 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Glen Burnie

M-Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Security Square

M-Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm