Pam McDonald, LCSW-C, SEP, ISP

Offering sessions via Zoom or in-person. In-person sessions scheduled on Thursdays and Fridays.

Amber Frazier, LCSW-C


301.712.9015 ext. 1038


Amber believes in developing a trusting relationship where identified strengths are encouraged to foster positive growth.

Amber uses creative devices to encourage children and adolescents to explore their emotions, behaviors, and social skills in a safe environment. Whether the concerns are situational, environmental, internal, or all of the above, her goal is to help clients discover their strengths and build confidence and meaning toward solutions and healthy alternatives.

Amber meets her clients where they are and when beneficial, includes families in the development of treatment plans, understanding that each client is unique. She provides a safe and nurturing space with individualized attention to your goals. She celebrates diversity and understands that each client has unique gifts to contribute to their environments and the world.


Amber obtained her Bachelor´s Degree in Social Work from Hood College. She graduated with her Master ́s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work specializing in work with children and families.

Amber has experience as a Registered Behavior Technician completing Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy with children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with neurodevelopmental and social/emotional disabilities. Amber has also worked in school settings with children and adolescents diagnosed with varying disabilities, providing individual therapy while serving as a team member in their 504/Individual Education Plans. Further, Amber served as a Client Service Specialist in the forensic social work field, where she is skilled in connecting and advocating for clients to obtain additional community supports and resources. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, carrying out developmentally appropriate and client-specific treatment plans that promote one’s personal strengths while encouraging social, emotional and behavioral growth.


  • Developmental, Learning and Social/Emotional Disabilities

  • Advocating

  • Parent training

  • Behavioral modification

  • School setting

  • Social/emotional issues

  • Early intervention

  • Anxiety

Elise G. Abromson, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

301.712.9015 ext. 1018

Dr. Abromson is a Licensed Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and teens. Dr. Abromson also works with parents and schools to develop behavior management plans and to mange other difficulties. Her goal is to pass on her knowledge and skills so that parents and children can apply them successfully to improve their everyday lives. Working with children, adolescents, teens, families, and parents is Dr. Abromson’s passion. This passion is reflected in the personal attention she gives to each and every one of her clients.

Dr. Abromson will be running various groups for children and parents. Please check her website for details. She is also available for speaking engagements and can be contacted through the information below.


Dr. Abromson earned her Doctorate and Masters degrees from the American School of Professional Psychology, where she had a Child and Family Focus. She was trained through such well known institutions as Children’s National Medical Center and The Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Abromson completed her Internship at the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton and the Ellis Human Development Center in Ohio. She completed her post-doctoral training at William Stixrud, Ph.D. & Associates in Silver Spring, Maryland. She has experience in hospital and community mental health settings as well as in private practice.


  • Attention and Behavior Difficulties

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Adjustment

  • Issues Related to Divorce

  • School Problems

  • Social Skills Development

  • Parenting Skills