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Have a look and search for resources which have been recommended by DCTC members. The searchable database below is updated periodically to reflect new helpful sites shared within our community.

Grief and LossLocalMental Health AppsMindfulness, Neuroscience & Self-compassionParentingPhotographers for headshots DMVPostpartum Support/ResourcesRelationshipsSites & BlogsPrivate Practice Support and DevelopmentWorkshops and Trainings

Grief and Loss

Lotus Point Wellness “The New Normal” Grief & Loss Groups – 2 locations: 4405 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 & 13200 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Led by Sarah Boone, LGPC. Two pastoral counselors on staff: Cindy Stauffer, LCPC and Sarah Boone, LGPC.


Circle Yoga – Yoga, Mindfulness, & Workshops for kids, teens, adults in NW DC

Insight Meditation Community of Washington

Jewish Social Service Agency

Lil Omm Yoga — Yoga & more for babies, kids, adults and families in NW DC

Mary’s Center


Moms Club of NW DC – Support group for stay-at-home mothers in DC. Activities, get-togethers, playgroups, speakers, and more.

Interfaith Families Project (IFFP) an independent community of interfaith families and others committed to sharing, learning about, and celebrating their Jewish and Christian traditions.

Whitman Walker

Mindfulness, Neuroscience & Self-compassion

Self-Compassion – A Healthier Way of Relating to Yourself with Kristin Neff

Mindful Self-Compassion – meditations and information with Christopher Germer

Tara Brach — Free audiotalks and guided imagery recordings

Jack Kornfield

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Health Journeys — Guided Imagery/Relaxation CDs for all types of needs

Greater Good – Science-based practices for a meaningful life

Dan Siegel

Rick Hanson


Our Kids — online family activity newsletter DC area

Special Needs Kids Info — for parents with children who have special needs

Common Sense Media

Fostering Resilience

Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)

Postpartum Support/Resources

DC Birth Doulas — Sara Baum, Amy Ard, and Sarah Paksima

Mindful Return – Plan a peaceful, thoughtful, and successful return to work after maternity leave. Community & e-course

PACE — New Moms support group in DC area

Weekly PPD Support Group — Led by Lynne McIntyre in NW DC, 202-744-3639

Postpartum Support International — Organization that increases awareness about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum

5 trimesters clinic GWU-MFA

Womens Mental Health Program