Educational in-services and presentations are a great benefit to mental health staff, parents, teachers or graduate students. Our practice consults medical offices, schools, businesses, health spas and mental health agencies, responding to your specific needs. Abrams & Associates offers a variety of educational presentations concerning mental health, covering a spectrum of topics, including how to parent with confident authority, tools for managing stress, understanding adolescence, overcoming eating disorders, minding your marriage, and more. View  Speaking Topics »


Past Speaking Engagements:

  • Bender Dosik Center at the Jewish Community Center
  • Federal General Accounting Office
  • Kensington Parkwood Elementary School
  • Ohr Kodesh Early Childhood Center
  • American University
  • Holy Cross School
  • Kenwood Country Club
  • Jewish Life and Learning and Temple Rodef Shalom Nursery School
  • St. Bartholomew School
  • Berman Academy
  • Greater Washington Jewish Community Center
  • Carderock Springs Elementary School
  • Bannockburn Elementary School
  • Alef Bet Montessori School
  • Temple Sinai
  • Garrett Park Elementary School
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • Walter Johnson High School
  • University of Maryland, College Park

Parenting with Confidence Coffeehouse:

Would you like to raise your children with less exhaustion and greater confidence? Are you tired of resorting to threats, bribes, and endless arguing? Join Dr. Abrams as she introduces options for your parenting challenges in a short, motivating session, with plenty of time for Q&A. Bring your parenting challenge of the month and learn to address it proactively, mindfully, and with confidence. Call our office at (301) 949-2098 to arrange a Parenting Coffeehouse on site. Need some positive reinforcement and reminders in between workshops? Check out Dr. Abrams’ It’s Just Life! Lecture-series to download.


Agencies, Schools and Employers

Bring Dr. Abrams’ four-part lecture series to your staff, parents, and employees. Each lecture is 45 minutes with handouts, plus 30 minutes for Q&A. All associates in this group are available to speak for parent-teacher education, outreach mental health agencies or other community service organizations. Feel free to browse our Blog for articles and topics that may be of interest to you. Please contact our office directly at (301) 949-2098 for details and pricing.


Free! Podcast Series: Parenting with Confidence

Parenting with Confidence lecture series is about psychology for every day life. Each 90-minute live talk includes a real-life Q&A session, packed full of specific, practical answers to the tough parenting and family challenges we all face daily. More Information »