Patient care

We offer a wide variety of services, including:

Many of our programs may be covered by insurance.

Institutional Services: Systems of Care

AXIS provides ready access to higher levels of care for severely ill clients.  Our treatment teams collaborate to best determine which level of care will be most beneficial and guide our clients on how to access care.  AXIS provides professional services in the Emergency Room, and Intensive Outpatient, Addictions, Dual Diagnosis, Partial Hospitalization, and both voluntary and involuntary Inpatient Programs.   Current institutional arrangements include Suburban Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, MedStar Southern Maryland Medical Center, and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital.

Aging Related Services

We provide a broad range of psychiatric, psychotherapeutic and advisory services.  Our guiding principles avoid medicalizing the aging process.  Our approach to aging is focused on the developmental task of aging.  The AXIS approach promotes healthy aging by combating loneliness and helping our partners manage patients.  Our team cares of clients in a variety of settings that include independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing settings.

Our comprehensive and cost-effective mental health services for long-term care facilities include:

  • proactive detection of mental health problems, preventing the need for crisis management
  • non-pharmacological and necessary pharmacological treatments
  • psychological testing and psychotherapy services for patients
  • psychoeducational and psychotherapy services for family members