Emotional, health and family issues, financial difficulties, or the many other challenges of life, can often be overwhelming.

JSSA’s individual, couple and family counseling services are delivered with compassion and insight. These counseling services provide you with the confidence, assistance and tools needed to feel more in control about your future.  JSSA can help you or a loved one address these – and other – challenges:

Emotional and Social Challenges

  • Anxiety
  • Defiant behavior
  • Depression
  • Impulsivity
  • Social anxiety
  • Social – communication


  • ADHD/Executive functioning difficulties
  • Food issues
  • Identity issues

School/Life/Work Transitions

  • Adjusting to change
  • Aging issues
  • Bullying
  • Employment issues
  • Grief, loss and bereavement
  • Stress

Family and Relationships

  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication
  • Divorce
  • Family dynamics
  • Intimacy/trust
  • Marital conflict
  • Parenting
  • Premarital concerns

Our Past Clients Tell Us; 97% would recommend JSSA to others and 91% say they feel better overallJSSA’s staff develop an individualized program that coordinates a variety of assessment, treatment and support services specific to your or your family’s needs. In addition to counseling services, JSSA’s team also offers a broad range of workshops and groups, parent trainings and care management services for individuals with special needs and for seniors. JSSA’s team is comprised of clinical social workers, care managers, psychologists and psychiatrists.

JSSA accepts most major insurance for clinical services, as well as Medicare and Maryland Medicaid. JSSA does not accept DC or Virginia Medicaid. A reduced fee may be available for those clients without insurance or for services not covered by insurance based on financial need.

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