Janice Stevenson

Janice StevensonJanice E. Stevenson Ph.D. has been a licensed psychologist in Maryland since 1984. She received her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park. She has been in private practice since 1984, first in Baltimore city with Dr. Beatrice Denefield and Dr. Maxie Collier (1984-1993), from 1993 to 2011 in Columbia Maryland, and currently in Elkridge, Maryland since 2011 (Stevenson Psychological Associates LLC) . 

She has worked at the Walter P. Carter MH- MR Center, Pressley Ridge Schools Treatment Foster Care Program, and Kennedy Krieger Family Center. She worked for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Regional Coordinator for Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard, Harford, Anne Arundel, and Carroll Counties. She was Director for Child and Adolescent Services for the State of Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration from 1987 – 1992). As the representative from the Mental Hygiene Administration, she was part of a multi-agency consortium that oversaw the revamp and creation of a multi-agency, multi-level child service system of care. The services included the creation of 24 Local and  1 State Coordinating Councils, the State Office of Children, Youth, and Families, therapeutic nurseries, treatment foster care programs, therapeutic group homes, child inpatient units, and secure adolescent residential treatment centers across the state of Maryland. 

She is an adjunct professor at Goucher College Master’s Education Program. She has been and is a consultant to national and local talk and news shows, having had her own radio talk show at Morgan University. She has had numerous appearances on 48 Hours, the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Montell Williams Show, the Maury Povich Show, and the Sally Jesse Raphael Show. She is and has been a psychological consultant and trainer for numerous treatment foster care programs across the country. 

She is a consultant to Public Defender offices across the country, participating in mitigation evaluations for adolescents and young adults facing capital charges. She has been a consultant at Kennedy Krieger Treatment Foster Care Program and Annie B. Casey Maryland Family Services. She is a consultant at Pressley Ridge Mother Baby Treatment Foster Care Program. She was Clinical Director for the Center for Emotional and Social Health (an OMHC) at Total Health Care, Inc. (an FQHC) in Baltimore, Maryland where she oversaw the clinical work of 26 licensed therapists and 5 psychiatrists. Currently, Dr. Stevenson is Vice President of Integrated Behavioral Health Services where she oversees the mental health, substance abuse, and infectious disease programs. 

Dr. Stevenson attends Hope Bible Church in Columbia, Maryland where Pastor Thomas Leake is founder and current shepherd.