Who We Are
The Resource Group Counseling and Educational Center, Inc., in Towson, MD, provides compassionate care in a safe environment. Using the most effective, research-based therapeutic approaches, we support all who come to us, ready and determined to improve the quality of their lives.
We know that when you find happiness and feel empowered, you will live in a way that works better for you and your loved ones. This is why we are committed to working together and finding you relief and the means to move beyond your current challenges.
Please note: The Resource Group Counseling and Education Center, Inc., comprises two units both in Towson, MD: Resource Group, a psychotherapy practice and Resource Connect, a substance abuse treatment facility.
In 1984 in Towson, Maryland, John E. Davis, PhD; Gloria Uhl; and Charles Whitfield, MD, partnered with the desire to offer the best clinical treatment for addiction and mental health issues. They knew that, at the time, most facilities were merely treating the negative long-term physical consequences of a life of addictive drug and alcohol use. However, our founders were determined to move beyond this approach.
Davis, Uhl, and Whitfield embraced the concept of educating and training addiction professionals, knowing that prevention and early intervention were the keys to halting and treating mental health disorders and alcohol and drug dependence. With this focus, the three founded The Resource Group, the first and only outpatient program in Maryland at the time.
For more than three decades, our organization has built a reputation for innovative and successful mental health and addiction services and programs in Baltimore County and the surrounding areas. We firmly believe in offering the best treatments, so we rely on current research and evidence-based methods that come from continuing studies on addiction and recovery.
Beginning in 2012, under the guidance of our director, Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C, MBA, we entered a new phase in our work. With advanced program offerings and an expanded staff and affiliates—psychiatrists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, addiction medicine specialists/physicians, and psychiatric nurse practitioners—we continue to improve our work, treating a diverse client base and specializing in a vast array of mental health conditions.
In 2013, we opened Resource Connect, specifically focused on helping those in early substance abuse recovery maintain a lifestyle free of alcohol and illicit drug use. This program, housed in our Lutherville, Maryland, location and licensed by the State of Maryland, has developed over the years to offer four levels of care—partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, and early intervention—all of which are linked to housing, medical, and psychiatric resources.