Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) Executive Director Amy Greensfelder was recently invited to speak at NAMI Metro Baltimore‘s annual symposium for faith leaders. NAMI and PBCP both recognize that faith communities are at the frontlines of noticing the signs of mental health concerns, and that faith leaders play an important role destigmatizing mental health and connecting people to appropriate resources. Members of faith communities share with each other when […]
On Wednesday, March 13, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) hosted a workshop, “Cultural Competence and Working with Interpreters”, at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center in Columbia, MD. Kelly Macias, PhD, from Cross Cultural Communications, led the program for over 50 mental health clinicians. Attendees received 6 CE credits for attendance.
Dr. Macias led attendees through topics ranging from the need of […]
Since our founding in 1991, the Pro Bono Counseling Project has been dedicated to improving access to mental health care in Maryland by matching individuals in need of help with qualified volunteer clinicians and other vital resources.
Essential to that mission is maintaining our ability to connect with people, whether they are seeking care, looking to volunteer, or simply trying to learn more about PBCP, in a modern way. That’s why […]
For over fifteen years, the independent nonprofit organization CHAI (Counselors Helping South Asians and Indians) was dedicated to serving the mental health needs of South Asian communities throughout Maryland. Taking a holistic approach, CHAI sought to combat the stigma surrounding mental health issues among this population while improving access to education, resources and care for those who need it. Since the spring of 2017, this mission has continued as a […]
The phones are always busy at the Pro Bono Counseling Project, where inside, officials at a small office in Towson are matchmakers of sorts. They pair people unable to afford mental health services with licensed professionals.
Amy Greensfelder, MSW, has been named the new Executive Director of the Pro Bono Counseling Project. She succeeds founding Executive Director Barbara Anderson, who has retired after 26 years of service to the organization.
“Although we were saddened when we learned of Barbara’s decision to retire, she participated in the selection of her successor and we anticipate the transition will be seamless,” says Pro Bono Counseling Project Board President Ardena N. […]