News & Events

Trauma Informed School Awareness Program

Aspire's new program is designed to meet the growing needs of area schools to address and care for trauma-affected students. Research now shows trauma undermines children’s ability to learn, form relationships and function day to day in the classroom. Trauma may also...

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Severe Clutter Hoarding Support Group Beginning Sept 24.

This group is for people who are affected by the level of clutter and collecting such that their daily living is compromised. The group will meet weekly on Mondays, 12:00pm-1:30pm for 8-10 sessions, starting on Monday September 24th.  At Aspire Counseling. Each...

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‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits

Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy We are honored to be recognized as #OneoftheBest local nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy @catalogueforphilanthropydc. After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy:...

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Welcome to our New Board President

We are delighted to introduce Mercie Bowie as our new Board Chair. Merci serves as a Director with BDO’s Nonprofit & Education Practice, focusing on audit and consulting services for domestic charities whose programs include support of women’s health, environmental...

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A Market For Mom

‘A Market for Mom’ is a collection of local vendors who showcase and sell their products. The market took place one week before Mother’s Day (May 13), so patrons can find a unique gift for mom. Our event was fantastic and had a great turnout - have a look at the...

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Aspire Spa Day

On March 24 Aspire transformed our Main Office Clinic into a day spa for the women in our Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program. We would like to thank Lynne Tucker of Washington Fine Properties, Nourish Now and the volunteers from Giving Together for making this a...

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Aspire Receives Award

Aspire is proud to be awarded The Maryland Counseling Association '2018 Organization Achievement Award' for our Integrated Behavioral Health Program & the '2018 Diversity Achievement Award' for Aspire Clinical Director, America Caballero, LCPC.

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Helping Children Cope With Terrorism and Mass Violence

It's been a difficult week, with many of us trying to find ways to express our thoughts, fears, and anger about the shootings in Orlando. What do we say when our children ask about this? How do we process this with our children when they hear things at school, on the...

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