Center for Healthy Families

Department: 
Room Number: 
Room 0142
Director: 
Office Phone Number: 
301 405 4017
Email: 
pbarros@umd.edu

The Center for Healthy Families houses the training facility for the Couple and Family Therapy program in the Department of Family Science. Family therapy is provided to approximately 450 area families and couples annually. These services are provided in eight clinical therapy rooms with observation facilities attached for use by clinical supervisors. In addition, clinical research including focus groups is also conducted in the therapy rooms with observation access.  Research is conducted on family relationships, interpersonal communication, treatment for domestic violence, financial counseling, and varied problems facing today’s families.