Child & Adolescent Services

The clinicians at Margaret Hood Black & Associates have a knack for reaching and winning over difficult teenagers. We have a wide range of psychological and educational services for children, adolescents and their families. All services are designed to increase a child or teen's self-esteem and healthy coping skills, to alleviate anger and depression and to support abstinence from alcohol and drugs. We help teens to accept responsibility for their behavior and to develop:

  • Social skills and healthy peer relations
  • Family connections and communication
  • A system of values and priorities
  • A healthy and responsible sense of independence
  • 12-Step involvement, as appropriate

Adult & Family Services

Margaret Hood Black & Associates offers a wide range of counseling services for adults and families. Defined Treatment Goals are achieved through one or more of the following approaches, determined by you and your therapist:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Child Management / Parenting Skills
  • Drug/Alcohol Education and Treatment
  • Brief Hospitalization
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Intervention and Referral and Aftercare
  • Integration with 12 Step Programming


Seminars are available at your church, school, organization, or place of business. Samples of available topics are:

  • The Six Things All Kids Need
  • Women & Relationships
  • Building Self Esteem in Children
  • Stepping Stones to a Healthy Marriage