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About Us

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Mission

RCC was founded in 2010 with one mission: to provide professional, prompt and effective mental health counseling to help clients achieve their best in all areas of their lives.

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Vision

To create a community of healthy and engaged members working to enhance their lives, bonds and satisfaction, one person at a time.

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Values

RCC strives to treat each person with compassion and respect. We believe in maintaining the highest quality professional services catered to each person’s individual needs with a focus on respect, understanding and measurable outcomes. We celebrate multicultural awareness and value each individual’s contribution to society.

We believe in giving back to the community. We donate 10% of all company revenue to support local and national causes which promote social justice, fight poverty, enhance education and lend support to those in need.

From the moment you contact us you will see how our caring and respectful staff handles your questions with sensitivity, confidentiality and professionalism.

Should you ever have any concerns or questions about our services please contact our Director of Operations, Joseph Tropper directly via email [1] or phone (443-929-1801) and he will personally see to it that your concerns are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.

Schedule An Appointment [2]

Meet Our Staff [3]Clinical Staff

Dr. Michael Freedman, MSW, PhD, LCSW-C MINDFULNESS GURU

Founder and Clinical Director

Dr. Michael Freedman

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AdministratorAdministrator

TherapistTherapist

Hours

Sunday hoursSunday Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

Population

teensTeens

adultsAdults

couplesCouples

Challenges

abuseAbuse

addictionsAddictions

anxietyAnxiety

couplesCouples

depressionDepression

sexualitySexuality

Modality

Behavioral TherapyBehavioral Therapy

Cognitive TherapyCognitive Therapy

MindfulnessMindfulness

More About This Therapist [4]

Education:Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
Masters in Social Work
Masters in Education

Licensure: LCSW-C, supervisor, addiction counselor
Specialty Training: mindfulness, addictions, domestic abuse
Experience: 36 years of clinical and school based counseling
Joined RCC: 2010 (founder)

Dr. Michael Freedman is a licensed clinical social worker and supervisor with over 36 years of experience. He earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in Education, and a Masters and Doctoral degree in Social Work. He is additionally certified in Chemical Dependency and is a team leader on the Baltimore County Public School Traumatic Loss Team. Dr. Freedman also received rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva Keter HaTorah in Israel. He has been with Baltimore County Public Schools for the past 32 years as a social worker, crisis interventionist, and school counselor. Prior to that he was a psychoeducator in the Forbush School at Sheppard Pratt Hospital

Dr. Freedman has presented at state, national, and international conferences on a variety of mental health issues. He is certified as a Clinical Supervisor by the Board of Social Work Examiners. He is a Field Instructor for University of Maryland Baltimore and Morgan State University, and was a Teaching Assistant at University of Maryland School of Social Work. He has been consulting with families for many years and ran a MASK group for parents, with acting out teens, in Baltimore. Dr. Freedman has worked with Project Shofar (Project CHANA) and served as the clinical director of the Shield of David Recovery Center.

Dr. Freedman is the founder and clinical director of Recovery Counseling Center, LLC since 2010. His mission is to provide evidence-based professional counseling services to clients in need based on offering effective up-to-date interventions, a convenient location, flexible hours, multicultural sensitivity and by accepting insurance. Dr. Freedman and his wife, Dr. Janice Freedman, a dentist, are Baltimore natives, who are passionate about family, wellbeing and community activism.

Dr. Freedman and his associates look forward to speaking with you about working together.

Dr. Joseph Tropper, MS, PsyD, LCPC, CCTP CREATIVE ADVOCATE

Director of Operations and Clinical Therapist

Joseph Tropper

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AdministratorAdministrator

TherapistTherapist

Hours

Sunday hoursSunday Hours

sunWeekday Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

Population

teensTeens

adultsAdults

familyFamilies

Challenges

addADD/ADHD

addictionsAddictions

anger managementAnger Management

anxietyAnxiety

BipolarBipolar

couplesCouples

depressionDepression

Parenting skillsParenting Skills

traumaTrauma

Modality

Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavior TherapyDialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Emotionally FocusedEmotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

emdrEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

HypnosisHypnotherapy

Solution FocusedSolution Focused

Education: PsyD, Doctorate in Psychology, MS in Mental Health Counseling
Licensure: LCPC, CCTP, Certified Hypnotherapist, Life Coach
Specialty Training: Trauma, EFT Externship, EMDR [5]
Experience: 16 years of mental health coaching, counseling and administration
Joined RCC: 2014

Joseph Tropper, MS, LCPC holds a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland) who ascribes to the humanistic approach in psychology which celebrates each person’s uniqueness and autonomy. He integrates cognitive-behavioral techniques to help each client reach his or her goals in the realm of thoughts, feelings and actions. Joseph works with clients to achieve a deep understanding of the process of self-growth and to implement lasting changes. He has been Director of Operations at RCC since 2014 and works tirelessly to advocate for each client’s needs with promptness and professionalism. He has completed an externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples. He is trained in EMDR [5] for trauma and fears. Joseph is an active community member who enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, jogging and exploring scenic destinations.

Avi Feldman, M.S. LCPC LASTING SOLUTIONS

Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Therapist

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Role

AdministratorAdministrator

TherapistTherapist

Hours

sunWeekday Hours

Sunday hoursSunday Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

Population

teensTeens

adultsAdults

couplesCouples

Challenges

addictionsAddictions

anger managementAnger Management

anxietyAnxiety

BipolarBipolar

depressionDepression

Modality

Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

emdrEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

PsychodramaPsychodynamic

Solution FocusedSolution Focused

More About This Therapist [6]

Education: M.S. Mental Health Counseling

Licensure: LCPC, Approved supervisor
Specialty Training: Anger Management, Substance abuse, gambling addiction, EMDR [5]
Experience: 7 years as a licensed psychotherapist
Joined RCC: 2015

Avi Feldman, MS, LCPC holds a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Touro College and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. He is a Maryland certified Clinical Supervisor (Maryland Board of Professional Counselors). After earning his MS in counseling, he gained valuable specialized training while attending the Family Therapy Training Program at the prestigious Ackerman Institute in New York City, Center for Alcohol studies training program at Rutgers University, Solution Focused training at the University of Wisconsin, and the Gambling addiction training program at the University of MD. Avi has been working in mental health clinic settings since 2009 including work as a drug rehabilitation specialist and supervisor. He has extensive expertise in working with teens, adults, and families who are experiencing challenges and sensitive issues related to addictions, depression, anger and abuse.

Avi’s approach includes Solution Focused and Person Centered techniques while incorporating a wide range of interventions that are custom-tailored to the person’s unique situation to get the best possible outcome. In using a holistic perspective that includes healthy lifestyle coaching, he finds that clients can achieve more consistent and long-lasting results.

Connie Meyerowitz, MSW, LCSW-C INSPIRING LISTENER

Clinical Therapist

Connie Meyerowitz, MSW, LCSW-C

Role

TherapistTherapist

Hours

sunWeekday Hours

Sunday hoursSunday Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

Population

childrenChildren

teensTeens

adultsAdults

couplesCouples

familyFamilies

Challenges

addADD/ADHD

addictionsAddictions

anxietyAnxiety

anger managementAnger Management

couplesCouples

depressionDepression

couplesFamily

Parenting skillsParenting Skills

religion Religion

traumaTrauma

Modality

ActAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavior TherapyDialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

MindfulnessMindfulness

Solution FocusedSolution Focused

More About This Therapist [7]

Education: Masters in Social Work
Bachelors in Liberal Arts

Licensure: LCSW-C
Specialty Training: Chemical Dependence
Experience: 5 years of mental health counseling, case management
Joined RCC: 2014

Connie Meyerowitz, MSW, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker who integrates a strengths-based and client-centered perspective throughout her work. She counsels children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression and many other challenges. Connie listens to her clients and their specific needs in order to develop achievable goals. Using DBT and ACT, Connie empowers her clients by engaging them in meaningful dialogue in order to grow in their self awareness, understanding and acceptance. Connie has been a clinical therapist at RCC since 2015 and is invested in supporting every individual by tailoring counseling to their specific needs.. She holds a certification in substance dependency counseling. Connie enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new places, as well as cozying on the couch with hot cocoa.

Ina Schwob, MSW, LCSW-C SENSITIVE GROWTH

Clinical Therapist

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Role

TherapistTherapist

Hours

sunWeekday Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

Population

childrenChildren

teensTeens

adultsAdults

Challenges

abuseAbuse

addADD/ADHD

anger managementAnger Management

anxietyAnxiety

BipolarBipolar

communicationCommunication

depressionDepression

Parenting skillsParenting Skills

religion Religion

sexualitySexuality

traumaTrauma

Modality

Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

MindfulnessMindfulness

PsychodramaPsychodrama

More About This Therapist [8]

Education: Masters in Social Work
Bachelors in Human Services

Licensure: LCSW-C
Specialty Training: Certificate in Advanced Trauma Treatment Levels I
and II from the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy
Training and Education
Experience: 18 years
Joined RCC: 2015

Ina Schwob, MSW, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker who graduated with a masters of social work from Wurtzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. She counsels children, adolescents and adults suffering from behavioral issues, anxiety and depression. She employs therapeutic self-healing, reflective and creative techniques in order to empower her clients to become more in touch with their unique inner strengths and capabilities. Ina also specializes in treating victims of trauma and abuse. She is certified as a trauma therapist. Using a strength-based approach, she affords clients the opportunity to explore their past in a safe,non threatening environment in order to discover a healthy and hopeful future. She is a compassionate, insightful, goal-oriented therapist who facilitates self growth and a healthy potential. Ina enjoys spending time with her family, engaging in outdoor activities and relaxing with a good book.

Lori (Leah Malka) Pasch, LCSW-C CHILD EXPERT

Therapist

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Role

TherapistTherapist

Hours

Evening hoursEvening Hours

sunSunday Hours

Population

childrenChildren

teensTeens

adultsAdults

familyFamilies

Challenges

addADHD

anxietyAnxiety

communicationAssertiveness/ Communication Training

depressionDepression

traumaEarly Childhood Trauma

Parenting skillsParenting Skills

Post-Partum DepressionPost-Partum Depression

Self EsteemSelf Esteem

traumaTrauma

Modality

Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

Play TherapyPlay Therapy

Solution FocusedSolution Focused Therapy

More About This Therapist [9]

Licensure: LCSW-C
Experience: 5 years Direct Clinical Practice with focus on Early
Childhood, School Age Children and Families
Joined RCC: 2016

Lori (Leah Malka) Pasch, MSW, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker who graduated from Florida State University and University of Maryland School of Social Work where she completed her Masters degree. She specializes in early childhood mental health: combining awareness of developmental stages, play therapy and behavioral interpretation in treating trauma of young children. She utilizes a holistic, client-centered, and goal-oriented approach to empower and uplift the client. Leah Malka encourages her clients to create opportunities to focus and utilize their strengths in moving through life’s moments of joy and sorrow. She promotes skill development, health/wellness, support systems, and personal interests to further her clients’ emotional development. She is a warm, patient, and supportive clinician who uses her skills and personality to uplift her clients. In her free time she enjoys being outside with her family, gardening, and building bonfires.

Support Staff

Rachel Cohen, BA CUSTOMER SERVICE

Administrative Assistant

Fraida Cohen

Role

SupportSupport Team

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Gratz University
Pursuing a Bachelors of Nursing from Towson University

Experience: Active volunteer in Sinai Hospital Emergency Room and Rehab Center. JBZ Management LLC, Admin

Joined RCC: 2018

Rachel is a personable and caring team member who aims to assist all clients and their needs. She is organized and efficient and helps Recovery Counseling Center run smoothly throughout the day. She is happy to help you in any way she can, just ask.

BillingMD, Inc SMOOTH RUNNING

Billing Department

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SupportSupport Team

Joined RCC: 2010

Recovery Counseling Center, LLC employs the professional services of BillingMD, Inc. led by Mrs. Tova Herman, president. BillingMD is a medical billing company with years of experience acting as a liaison and advocate for client’s needs. Their skilled billing specialists are experienced and knowledgeable of current insurance billing procedures are thus facilitate fast and professional billing services. Should you have any billing questions, please email us at billing@rccbaltimore.com for prompt assistance.

CR Designable WEBSITE MASTERPIECE

Webmaster

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SupportSupport Team

Joined RCC: 2014

CR Designable specializes in web design and support. Chavi Rokach, owner, personally engineered our site from inception to launch and further maintains performance and security ensuring our goal of providing best service to our clients. CR Designable has proven itself to be a responsive, intuitive and dedicated team in line with our company’s vision. Should you have any technical issues with the site, please contact Chavi here [10].

Contact Us

RECOVERY COUNSELING CENTER, LLC
7211 Park Heights Ave, Suite 4
Baltimore, MD 21208

443-681-9150 [11]
1-877-715-7229
Office@RCCBaltimore.com [12]

 

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