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Mental strength is not the absence of darkness.
 
It is the willingness to seek the light, and to ask for help. 

Find Support from a Therapist in Baltimore MD

 

We are never truly prepared for what it means to be a parent. Sometimes the emotional toll can feel like too much to bear, and adjusting to this new role can feel confusing and even isolating.

 

Consulting with a professional mental health therapist in who understands the range of experiences of growing a family, and wants to help you make sense of your story, can make all the difference.

 

The Womb Room is dedicated to providing a safe place for parents -- to feel heard, held, and understood, and to develop the insight and tools necessary to be present for your family and life.

Who is Therapy Good For?

Parenthood is one of the most transformative experiences in life. It brings a rush of boundless love, but also a myriad of challenges that can leave you feeling overwhelmed. If you're struggling as a parent – whether a new parent, a seasoned one, or someone hoping to become a parent – therapy can offer a life-changing space for healing and growth.

 

Therapy is for parents who:

  • Feel overwhelmed by the emotional rollercoaster of parenthood. Adjusting to your new identity, the sleep deprivation, the constant self-doubt – it can all become too much. Therapy provides a space to express difficult emotions without judgment.

  • Struggle with the transition to parenthood. Whether you're experiencing postpartum depression or anxiety, or simply find it difficult to reconcile your past self with your role as a parent, therapy helps make sense of the complex changes you're undergoing.

  • Yearn for a deeper connection with their child or children. Therapy offers strategies for building strong bonds with your kids and understanding their unique needs.

  • Want to break negative patterns from their own childhood. It's natural to want to provide the love and nurture you might not have received. Therapy helps you become aware of unhelpful patterns and gives you the tools to parent differently.

  • Experience conflict in their co-parenting relationship. If you and your partner have different parenting styles or are struggling to communicate as a team, therapy facilitates healthy communication and problem-solving.

  • Are navigating a major life transition alongside parenthood. Whether it's a divorce, a job change, or caring for an aging parent while raising your kids – therapy provides strength and emotional support during difficult times.

Remember, you are not alone. Seeking therapy is not a sign of weakness; it's an act of immense strength and love for both yourself and your family. The Womb Room is dedicated to providing a safe place for parents to feel heard, held, and understood, and to develop the insight and tools necessary to be present for your family and life.

Trusted By

Hospitals around Maryland, DC, and Virginia that trust and refer to The Womb Room

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The Womb Room Therapists

Karen Kindig, LCSW-C

Karen Kindig, LCSW-C

Perinatal Therapist, Womb Room Owner

Megan McLaughlin

Megan McLaughlin

Perinatal Therapist, Therapy Director

Dr. Jean Ayers

Dr. Jean Ayers

Licensed Psychologist

Rebecca Radcliffe, LCPC

Rebecca Radcliffe, LCPC

Perinatal Therapist

Clare Donofrio, LCSW-C

Clare Donofrio, LCSW-C

Perinatal Therapist

Lilian Gunawan, LMSW

Lilian Gunawan, LMSW

Perinatal Therapist

Makenna Wheeler, LMSW

Makenna Wheeler, LMSW

Perinatal Therapist

Emily Yee, LCSW-C

Emily Yee, LCSW-C

Perinatal Therapist

Carolina Carbajal, LCPC

Carolina Carbajal, LCPC

Perinatal Therapist

Sarah Gyampoh, LMSW

Sarah Gyampoh, LMSW

Perinatal Therapist

Mental Health Services:

Individual Therapy

 

Meet one-on-one online with a licensed psychotherapist or mental health professional in a safe and confidential space to explore your feelings, behaviors and beliefs associated with your specific life experiences, helping you foster insight to make positive change.

 

All of our therapists are specialists in the area of Perinatal Mental Health and are trained to provide support in the areas of the reproductive life cycle. Both in person and virtually in a safe space built with you in mind.

 

Common struggles include: depression, coping with addictive behaviors, experiencing anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, co-parenting concerns, mental health issues, ambivalence, identify shift or gender identity, isolation, trauma, anger, guilt, shame, self-esteem, body struggles, infertility, grief & loss, complex pregnancies, etc.

Couples Therapy

Communication is key amongst couples entering the territory of parenthood. Whether you're trying to be proactive or are in the struggle, couples therapy helps with gaining insight from a third-party to improve communication skills so you can tackle the inevitable challenges of parenthood as a team rather than as opponents. 

Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, struggling with family dynamics, or other couples or family issues, we're here to help you thrive during the stressful times.

Couples therapy is available both in person and virtually.

Group Therapy

 

Therapy is provided in a group setting to share experiences and connect with others while gaining validation, tools and techniques for recovery.

 

Click to learn more about our FREE weekly peer-to-peer Postpartum Support Group, and our 8-week Afterglow Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Therapy Group, and new Journey to Conceive: 10-week Infertility Therapy Group.  All groups meet Virtually, so you can attend comfortably - from home!

  • An 8-week Therapy Group for Individuals Experiencing Infertility

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    $320 or Insurance

Collective Wisdom & Experience of The Womb Room

Experience really matters. Get true peace of mind when you lean on The Womb Room's decades of expertise.

Insurance Accepted:

The Womb Room takes the following insurance to cover therapy

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Supporting English & Spanish-Speaking clients located in Baltimore MD, CA & PA,

using a Virtual Platform, from the comfort of your home! 



Self-pay rates: $175/intake • $140/Individual sessions •

$200/Couples sessions • $250/Parent Coaching sessions





Disclaimer: For those who are uninsured or paying out-of-pocket, you have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services. You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.

Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.

If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises.

 

Our Therapists are Certified

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  • Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW-C)

  • Licensed Psychologist (PhD)

  • Licensed Counselors (LCPC)

  • PMH-C (Perinatal Mental Health Certified)

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Perinatal Mental Health Therapy?
 

Perinatal Therapy offers specialized counseling services to those navigating the emotional complexities associated with the perinatal period—the time before, during, and after childbirth.

 

It provides support for issues such as depression, anxiety, OCD, co-parenting challenges, identity shifts, isolation, trauma, anger, guilt, shame, self-esteem concerns, body image struggles, infertility, grief, and loss, along with the stress of complex pregnancies.

 

Who Benefits from Perinatal Mental Health Therapy?
 

This service is highly beneficial for new parents, expecting parents, and those struggling with infertility or perinatal loss.

 

It’s also helpful for individuals experiencing emotional challenges related to parenting, such as adjustments in identity, relationship dynamics, coping with stress, and mental health concerns specific to the reproductive life cycle.

 

Who Provides the Mental Health Services at The Womb Room?
 

The Womb Room has a team of licensed professionals and Baltimore therapists, including Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW-C), Licensed Psychologists (Ph.D.), Licensed Counselors (LCPC), and those certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C).

 

They're specially trained to provide support across the spectrum of the reproductive life cycle.

 

What Types of Therapy Are Available?
 

The Womb Room offers:

 

  • Individual Therapy: Engage one-on-one with a therapist in a secure and private virtual space. A great way to figure out what life adjustments are needed or how to make the most of natural life transitions.

  • Couples Therapy: Address communication and relationship challenges with professional guidance.

  • Group or Family Therapy: Gain support in a group setting, where you can share experiences and learn from others.

 

What Therapy Groups Are Available?
 

You can participate in:

 

  • A free weekly peer-to-peer, in-person Postpartum Support Group here in our MD Baltimore center.

  • The Afterglow Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Therapy Group, an 8-week program

  • Journey to Conceive, a 10-week Infertility Therapy Group

 

These groups are conducted virtually, ensuring comfort and convenience by our professional Baltimore therapists. Everything you need to help you discover what a meaningful life means to you.
 

Are the Therapy and Counseling Services Covered by Insurance?
 

The Womb Room accepts various insurance plans for therapy services, supporting each English and Spanish-speaking individual client located in Maryland, California, Pennsylvania, and nearv via a virtual platform.

 

Before scheduling your services, it's recommended to verify your insurance coverage directly with The Womb Room.

 

What Are the Self-Pay Rates for Therapy Sessions?
 

For those who are uninsured or not utilizing insurance, self-pay rates apply:

  • $175 for intake sessions

  • $140 for individual sessions

  • $200 for couples sessions

  • $250 for parent coaching sessions

We also offer a full range of other services, including medication assisted treatment, evidence based treatments, and more. Whatever you need, contact us with your queries and we'll point you in the right direction.

 

How Do I Schedule a Therapy Session?
 

To schedule therapy or learn more about the therapeutic groups, you can contact The Womb Room through their website by clicking on "Schedule Therapy" or "Contact Therapists."

 

What Is a Good Faith Estimate, and How Do I Get One?
 

Under the No Surprises Act, you have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate explaining the cost of medical services if you are uninsured or not using insurance.

 

The Womb Room must provide you with this estimate in writing at least one business day before your service or upon request. Save your Good Faith Estimate as you can dispute a bill that is at least $400 more than estimated.

 

How Can I Reach a Therapist?
 

To reach out to a therapist, you can email The Womb Room at Support@WombRoom.Mom or call their phone number at 410-450-4600.

 

Do The Womb Room Therapists Have Specific Credentials?
 

Yes, our therapists hold various licenses and certifications, ensuring that they are well-qualified to provide expert and compassionate care.

 

All of their therapists specialize in Perinatal Mental Health, ready to support you through your unique journey.

 

Will My Sessions Be Private and Confidential?
 

All sessions with The Womb Room therapists are conducted in a safe and confidential virtual space, respecting your privacy and ensuring a secure environment for you to discuss and explore personal challenges.

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