Counseling Resources

Many people are frustrated by how difficult it is to find reliable help for counseling and other mental health needs in St Mary’s County. I have therefore put together my own counseling resources list of recommendations for local specialists. To learn about my own areas of specialization, read about them here.

Addiction Resources

Carol Porto Treatment Center РPrince Frederick, MD (Inpatient  Drug and Alcohol)

Warwick Manor – Eastern Shore, MD (Inpatient Drug and Alcohol)

April Kriz – Mechanicsville, MD (Sex Addiction Specialist)

Celebrate Recovery (A Christian 12-Step Program)

Alcoholics Anonymous Local Meeting Finder

Narcotics Anonymous Local Meeting Finder

Sexaholics Anonymous Meeting Finder

Other Counseling Resources

Melinda Ruppert – Mechanicsville, MD (Grief Counseling)

Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Sabrina Sepulveda –¬† (She takes the time to get to know her clients. I would recommend her first if you can get in with her.)

QCI – White Plains, MD (This is a larger clinic, but they do well with care coordination)


Poor nutrition and food sensitivities are an often-overlooked cause of mental health difficulties.

Megan Copeland, CNS, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist Р301-643-7507

Kristi Carni Holistic Health, CNC, NHP, Zyto Certified – Chesapeake Beach