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Behavior Health Services for Military Families
- Aliceanna Clinic: 720 Aliceanna Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
- Fairmount Clinic: 1750 E. Fairmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21231
- Columbia Maryland Clinic: 9810 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite C, Columbia, MD 21046
Description of Program:
The Behavioral Psychology Department at Kennedy Krieger Institute is staffed by licensed psychologists who are specifically trained to understand and serve the unique needs of military families. Our clinical staff is experienced in treating behavior problems that often accompany deployment and other military stressors.
Our clinicians provide therapy to children with emotional and behavior difficulties. We treat children from age two through 17 years and have clinicians who specialize in the different stages of childhood development.
Behavior Problems Addressed:
- Aggression and bullying
- Attention difficulties
- Deployment-related problems
- Eating/feeding problems
- Family conflict
- Mood problems
- Noncompliance or defiance
- School behavior and academic problems
- Sleep and bedtime problems
- Social skills problems
- Tantrums and acting out
- Toileting problems
Our Treatment Services:
Our treatment approach includes behavioral interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, and developmental perspectives. We also train parents in problem-solving strategies and educate them in child development and childhood disorders. Clinicians provide treatment that is tailored to the needs of your child and family.
In addition to working directly with families, we also collaborate with schools, daycare centers, pediatricians, psychiatrists, and state agencies to ensure that our patients have access to all of the services they need.
Referrals and Appointments:
Kennedy Krieger Institute is a TRICARE (Prime, Standard, and USFHP) provider.
To make a referral or schedule an appointment, please call (443) 923-7508 or Maryland Relay 711. Referral specialists are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.