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Parent-Child Clinical Services Program

The Parent-Child Clinical Services Program is a licensed outpatient mental health clinic that offers a comprehensive approach to the early identification, treatment and prevention of emotional, behavioral and developmental problems in infants, young children and their families.

Using a family-centered, developmental approach, the multidisciplinary staff members provide a wide range of assessment, treatment, consultation and training services to promote children's healthy development, enhance parenting capacities and foster positive parent-child relationships.

Population Served

The Lourie Center offers a range of therapeutic services to families with young children from birth to 12 years. Through family-centered approaches, the Program serves young children who are demonstrating a wide range of social, emotional, developmental and/or behavioral problems including:

  • Early childhood trauma, including abuse and/or neglect
  • Difficulties in peer relationships
  • Attachment and separation problems
  • Excessive shyness or fearfulness
  • Difficulty with transitions from one activity to another
  • Trouble with eating or sleeping
  • Difficulty accepting limits and structure from parents or other adults
  • Depression and other mood regulation problems
  • Aggressive or disruptive behavior
  • Perceptual and sensory integration problems
  • Emotional regression or other reactions to life stresses
  • Learning difficulties

How to Obtain Services

If you have a child age birth to 12 years old with social, emotional, developmental and/or behavioral issues that you would like to refer for clinical services at The Lourie Center, please complete the intake form and fax it to 301-881-8043 Attn: Clinic Intake. Please be aware that we often have a waitlist for services. Services are free of charge with Maryland Medicaid. We are out of network for all private insurance; feel free to contact your insurance to find out if they provide reimbursement for mental health services.

For further information, please call our Intake Clinician, at 301-984-4444, extension 217.

Cómo Obtener Servicios (En Español)

Si usted tiene un niño entre el nacimiento y los 12 años de edad con problemas sociales, emocionales, desarrollo y/o de comportamiento que usted quisiera referir par los servicios clinicos de Lourie Center, por favor complete la forma de admision y enviela por fax al numero 301-881-8043 Atencion: admision de la clinica. Por favor note de que nosotros a menudo tenemos una lista de espera para nuestros servicios. Nuestros servicios son gratis si usted tiene seguro medico de Maryland (madicaid). Nosotros estamos fuera de alcance para seguros privados; sientase libre de contactar a su seguro para que se entere si ellos proveen reembolso para los servicios de salud mental.

Para mas informacion en Español, por favor llame a la linea de admision al 301-984-4444., ext 218

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Program Contact

Intake Clinician for English
301-984-4444 x217

Clinico de Intake en espanol
301-984-4444 x218