About Terrence


Edwin Terrence Alspaugh is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland.  His practice includes adult, adolescent, family, and couples psychotherapy. He is also an "Approved Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor" in Maryland who offers clinical supervision to Licensed Graduate Professional Counselors as they work toward accruing the clinical hours needed for full licensure.  On the national level, Terrence is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). He maintains a private practice in Baltimore.

For support during the COVID-19 pandemic, Terrence is offering telehealth counseling via: FaceTime, WhatsApp, Signal, Zoom, and telephone.

Terrence has over 25 years of experience counseling individuals, families, and couples. His training at Johns Hopkins University in clinical community counseling and play therapy equipped him to meet the needs of clients with a broad spectrum of challenges and concerns. He has counseled individuals, families, couples, and groups in community mental health, substance abuse treatment, schools, and congregations. Among his areas of expertise are: ADHD , child/parent conflicts, family therapy, couples counseling , anger management , grief and loss, depression, anxiety , social skills training, substance abuse, and parenting education.

Media Coverage

A trusted and highly reliable expert source for local media, Terrence is called upon by TV stations, newspapers, and magazines to provide his experienced perspective on a range of family and relationship issues. Click on the links below to view media coverage:

Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers:

Terrence is honored to be one of the first mental health providers in the Intercultural Counseling Connection , a new initiative founded in 2012 with support from an Open Society Institute - Baltimore Community Fellowship Grant. The mission of the Intercultural Counseling Connection is to foster a referral network that links refugee clients in the greater Baltimore area with mental health professionals trained in providing culturally-responsive care, and to serve as a resource of professional support and growth for participating therapists.

Therapeutic Approach:

Terrence Alspaugh uses an integrated, solution-focused therapeutic approach, drawing upon evidence-based techniques and interventions as well as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), to create a treatment plan tailored to the unique needs of the client. With sensitivity and compassion, Terrence helps clients to identify and build upon their strengths as they work towards life goals and problem resolution.


  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD: Master of Science in Clinical Community Counseling and Post-Master's Certificate in Clinical Community Counseling.
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ: Master of Divinity, concentration in Pastoral Counseling.
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC: Bachelor of Arts.

Professional Activities and Memberships:

Approved Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor, State of Maryland, DHMH, Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

Intercultural Counseling Connection Intercultural Counseling Connection , Clinical Associate, participating clinician.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), board-certified clinical counselor.

Physicians for Human Rights ( ), participating clinician. 

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children ( www.NCMEC.ORG ), Family Advocacy Division, participating clinician.
Pro Bono Counseling Project ( ), participating clinician.
International Association of Trauma Professionals ( )
Maryland Army National Guard, "Partners In Care," participating clinician.

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