Travis Riser, LCPC


301.712.9015 ext. 1036


Do you struggle with any of the following?:
– Depression, sad mood, low motivation
– Maintaining a productive mindset
– Developing and maintaining healthy / productive habits
– Anxiety and worry
– Post-traumatic stress symptoms
– Maintaining good holistic health and wellness
– Stress management
– Developing a spiritual practice

Travis Riser, LCPC specializes in working with bereaved parents (miscarriage, stillbirth, infant and child loss) and survivors after death of a loved one by suicide.  He also offers special insights into systems navigation for families struggling to make sense of the services in the community for family members struggling with chronic mental illness and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Travis provides counseling services to meet your individual needs. Whether you are seeking a long-term, regular counseling relationship; or something more short-term and solution-focused; or if you need someone to check-in with intermittently, Travis can adjust services and approach to support your success and wellbeing!He uses a compassionate and mindfulness-based approach as the foundation to bring about relief from distressing symptoms and foster lasting positive change in your life.

*In-Network with CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  Will provide assistance with submitting claims for out-of-network benefits for those seeking reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs.*


Travis received his Master’s degree in Counselor Education from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hood College in Frederick, MD.  He has had professional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Forward-Facing Trauma Therapy (FFTT). Travis has worked extensively in psychiatric and residential rehabilitation (PRP/RRP) services settings with individuals with chronic mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance abuse issues; provided case management services for individuals connected with the Developmental Disabilities Administration; and supervised the team of individuals providing emergency psychiatric evaluations in the hospital emergency department setting. He has provided trainings to local police jurisdictions, EMS/Fire & Rescue services, and local mental health providers around psychiatric laws and the Emergency Petition process in Maryland.


  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Grief and Loss

  • Depression

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Life Transitions

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder