Interdependence in human family relationships

“I say that it touches a man that his blood is sea water and his tears are salt, that the seed of his loins is scarcely different from the same cells in a sea weed, and that of stuff like his bones coral is made. I say that the physical and biologic law lies...

Family Vacations: boom or bust for self

These days in my clinical practice, I’m hearing a lot of reports back about the challenges of family vacations. A few observations: Most people need a vacation to recover from their vacation. Many families have a ‘leader’ who organizes activities and...

How broadly can you think?

John Muir from My First Summer in Sierra — When we pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe If we apply this thinking to the family as an emotional unit, can we think about a family member without thinking about everyone...

Welcome

Hello and welcome to Marital and Family Psychotherapy Services, the private practice of Laura R. Brooks, Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical. I am located in Ellicott City and serve individuals, couples and families in central Maryland. These pages have been...