Check out the descriptions of our current groups below and contact the group leader via the provided information if you are interested in learning more or would like to join the group.

All groups take place in a private, confidential conference room on site at Baltimore Washington Counseling Center.


Psychoeducational & Process Group for Women


If you would like to add sprinkles of positivity in your day-to-day, or if you need a boost inciting change - this is the group for you! This group for adult women will provide a supportive environment that will engage participants in harnessing their strengths through a variety of exercises, discussions, shared experiences, and individual assignments. Some topics to be covered: self-care, positive communication, self-worth, goal setting, healthy boundaries, dealing with stress.
Once group begins on 7/10, no new referrals will be accepted in order to maintain small group size and confidentiality amongst members.

To sign-up or for additional information, please contact group leader Salima Montes LCPC, CAC-AD at

Smart Recovery

FREE! EVERY TUESDAY from 7pm-8pm

Smart Recovery is a FREE self-empowerment group to help those with addictions, both of substance and behavioral addictions. Everyone is welcome! Check out for more information.

Please contact Kristen McDermott, LCSW-C for more information or to join the group at 410-768-6088 ext 104 or

Teen Girls Empowerment Group

EVERY WEDNESDAY from 5:30pm-6:15pm

Open, non-judgmental atmosphere that allows for adolescents girls to explore, understand and value their authentic and unique selves, and to teach them skills that will enable them to practice compassion for self and others, act with integrity and self-discipline, use healthy coping skills, both cognitively and behaviorally, and to meet life challenges, and sent and achieve realistic goals. Topics include: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, family conflict, building healthy relationships, improving coping skills and much more.

Please contact Nicole Baumgartner, LCPC for more information or to join the group at 410-768-6088 ext. 111 or