Outpatient Mental Health Clinic(OMHC)

Vesta’s licensed mental health professionals such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and rehabilitation specialists provide clinical services to our clients. Members of our professional staff are carefully selected and evaluated. In addition to Spanish-speaking therapists we have therapist who are fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Vesta offers Outpatient mental health clinic services either a) in conjunction to our Day Program services (PRP) or b) as a single service offered at our Outpatient only (Horizon) clinics.

Our Clinics Provide the Following Services

  • Individual, Family, Couples and Group Therapy
  • Off-site (For current clients and on a case-by-case basis)
  • Psychiatric Assessment and Medication Management
  • Psycho-educational Programs: Parenting, Anger Management, Social Skills, Dealing with difficult Adolescents.
  • TelePsychiatry Services (Offered at Lexington Park & Waldorf - Please click here for further information on TelePsychiatry services) 

Vesta's Professionals use the following modalities:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Family systems therapy (structural, strategic, narrative, collaborative, EFT)
  • Expressive Therapies (play, art, and recreation)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Psychodrama 

Intake and Referral Process


For ALL Intake appointments please download the referral form [Referral form in English or Referral form in Spanish] fill it out and return either in person, fax, or by mail.

Fax: 240-383-3435 / Email: IRC@vesta.org

Germantown
Beginning July 7, 2015
Walk-in Intakes -- Tuesdays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Phone: 240-296-5858      -      Fax: 301-528-4315
20410 Observation Dr. Suite 108, Germantown, MD 20876

Silver Spring
Intake interviews: Wednesdays 10am - 4:30pm ONLY
Phone:  240-296-5858     -      Fax: 240-383-3435
8737 Colesville Rd., Suite #700, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Accepted Insurances

  • MD Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Primary Adult Care (PAC)
  • Self Pay 
  • Out of network for any insurance

Uninsured Clients: Vesta accepts uninsured clients in the state of Maryland if

  1. You have low-income and a valid social security number and meet any of the following criteria:
    • having been released from a psychiatric hospital in the last three months
    • having been released from jail in the last three months
    • having been treated in the public mental health system in the last two years
    • being homeless and seeking refuge in a shelter

Can Therapy Help Me?

  • Do you feel sad and hopeless?
  • Do you feel detached and distant from loved ones?
  • Is it hard for you to concentrate?
  • Do you feel badly about yourself?
  • Do you feel like you worry all the time?
  • Do you have panic attacks?
  • Could you have trouble controlling your anger?
  • Do you have trouble controlling your drinking or drug use?
  • Do you have trouble managing your children?

Psychotherapy and/or medication may help if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above or something similar. VESTA can teach you how to handle stress, whether on the job or at home. We can show you more productive ways to communicate with those you love; help you recover from depression; manage anxieties, and master your phobias.

VESTA can teach you more relaxed and effective ways of parenting, and help your children adjust to divorce and other changes in their lives. VESTA can also assist you in dealing with chronically mentally ill family members.