Primary patient care services provided by the Psychology Department include, psychological assessment and psychotherapy. In addition to providing intellectual, personality and functional evaluations, the Psychology Department also bears major responsibility for inpatient and outpatient forensic evaluations of competency to stand trial, dangerousness and/or criminal responsibility. The Psychology Department provides many of the psychotherapeutic services conducted at the Center.
In addition to direct patient care services, the Psychology staff also accomplish numerous indirect patient care services, provide professional training for staff and students, and engage in performance improvement activities. Psychologists assist in operation of cottage milieus through consultation in the design and evaluation of behavioral intervention programs. Almost all research activity at the Center is designed and/or accomplished by or in consultation with Psychology staff members, who also provide clinical training and supervision for Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral level psychology students from several institutions.
Provided by five experienced doctoral level psychologists, all licensed by the State of Maryland. Four psychologists are members of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Specialty areas include:
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