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Meet Therapist Fred Edell, LCPC

Therapists, like most professionals, come from a variety of backgrounds. They all have one thing in common though, the desire to help others struggling with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.

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Helping Your Child With Anxiety

Childhood anxiety appears in many forms, making it difficult to identify, understand and treat. Sometimes you may not be sure if your child is struggling with anxiety or something else.

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Minding Your Mind: Using your Thoughts to Gain Better Emotional Well-being

Before you begin reading this, do two things. Take a couple of deep breaths and fully exhale. Next, stretch your entire body. Then tighten your body and let it go a limp. I recommend that you do this quick exercise every day for the next week.

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Meet Sarah Schiffres-Grove

Sarah Schiffres-Grove is a licensed clinical social worker providing counseling services at Brook Lane’s North Village outpatient office. She manages of caseload of nearly 100 clients ages 10 years and older.

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Distance Learning: Helpful Techniques to Make it More Manageable

As we enter into the tenth month of this new COVID lifestyle, we all likely are facing personal struggles at this point. While I remain thankful I can still work and stay in contact with my clients, I will be happy to throw away my blue light glasses and bid farewell to Zoom forever.

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Meet Debi Coleman

The role of the medical secretary at Brook Lane is vital to a smooth running office. Individuals on the front line of any organization juggle many tasks that require numerous talents. Debi Coleman does just that for our Frederick outpatient office.

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Meet Jessie Davis, Outpatient Therapist

Helping children learn how to build healthy relationships and develop positive coping and communication skills are the goals of Brook Lane’s THRIVE program. Our THRIVE program in Frederick is managed by Jessie Davis, licensed certified social worker-clinical (LCSW-C).

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Meet Caroline Kinna, Outpatient Therapist

Caroline Kinna knew from a young age that she wanted to become a social worker or therapist to help people better their lives.

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The Mental Health Benefits of Giving Thanks

The month of November is a time when many of us gather with our family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may not have given this much thought, but being thankful actually has many mental health benefits.

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Meet Brook Lane Therapist Amanda Barnhart

Amanda Barnhart is an adult mental health therapist providing counseling services at Brook Lane’s North Village outpatient location.

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