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Frederick County Pediatrics

Recommended Resources 

This is a summary of referral sources, books and podcasts. To obtain a customized list of local referrals that take your insurance, please call 211.

Virtual Therapy & Resource Options- Often have sooner appointments

Virtual Therapy may not be the right fit for all ages or concerns, however, due to long wait lists at most local therapy practices, virtual therapy and/or parent coaching may be an option to consider for your family.

-See provider profiles and book appointments online

-In network with most major insurances

-Appointments available as soon as possible

-Ages 6 and older

-Search a huge network of therapists by type of approach/therapist style

-In network with major insurances, but does have a membership fee

-Psychiatry services as well as therapy

-For patients ages 11 and older

-Services geared to 0 to 14 years

-Offers parent coaching or individual and family therapy

-Out of network with insurances

-Great parenting website including a focus on toddler and preschool ages

-Offers parent coaching classes & workshops

-For a small annual membership, get access to all educational material

Local Therapy

This is a summary only and not an exhaustive list. There are many wonderful services in and around Frederick. Please reach out to 211 for a more comprehensive list of referrals and resources

-Also have psychiatrists

-Accept some commercial insurances

-Also have NPs who manage medication

-Accept most commercial insurances

-Offers play and family therapy as well as services for Neurodivergent children, teens or young adults

-Out of network

-Service provided by the Mental Health Association

-Will provide a customized list of local resources, including therapist and crisis interventions

-Call 211, go online or text

Books, Podcasts and Websites 



-What Every Parent Needs to Know ADHD by Mark L. Wolraich and Joseph F. Hagan Jr

-Your Defiant Child: 8 Steps to Better Behavior by Russell A. Barkley and Christine M. Benton

-Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley



-Beautifully Complex by Penny Williams

-ADHD Experts Podcast by ADDitude





Parenting (Emotional Regulation and Difficult Behaviors)


-No-Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

-No Drama Discipline Workbook by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

-Good Inside by Dr. Becky Kennedy​


Good Inside with Dr. Becky Kennedy





-Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents by Eli R. Lebowitz

-Good Inside by Dr. Becky Kennedy

-The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD

-What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid’s Guide to Accepting

-Imperfection by Claire A. B. Freeland and Jacqueline B. Toner

-Standing Up to OCD Workbook for Kids by Tyson Reuter, PhD

-Talking Back to OCD by John S. March

-Wilma Jean The Worry Machine by Julia Cook

-What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD by Dawn Huebner, PhD

-Facing Mighty Fears About Throwing Up by Dawn Huebner, PhD

-Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment by Aureen Pinto Wagner


-Good Inside with Dr. Becky Kennedy

-AT Parenting Survival Podcast by Natasha Daniels

-The OCD Stories by Stuart Ralph

Websites/Webinars: (Natasha Daniels) (Picking/Pulling Behaviors) (Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors)

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