Pro Bono Counseling (PBC), a nonprofit organization that links Marylanders experiencing difficulty accessing mental health care with volunteer licensed counselors and other resources, announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors:  Timothy C. Donovan, LCSW-C, and Rachna Raisinghani, MD, FAPA, FACLP.

“It is a pleasure to welcome these members to the PBC board,” stated Executive Director Amy Greensfelder, LCSW.  “Their combined dedication and mental health care experience will contribute greatly to advancing our overall mission as well as meeting our strategic goals.”

Timothy C. Donovan, LCSW-C, graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work in 1992, clinical concentration, and he has completed post-graduate training in cognitive behavior therapy, couples therapy and family therapy. He is a diplomate, Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies; certified in couples therapy from the Gottman Institute; certified neurodiverse couples therapist from AANE as well as certified discernment counseling. Previously, Mr. Donovan was an adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work, where he taught addictive behaviors, psychopathology, and family therapy as well as providing clinical services with the Family Wellness Program at Ashley Addiction Treatment in Havre de Grace, MD.

Prior to working in private practice, he worked at The Kennedy Krieger Family Center, Magellan Behavioral Health and he is the former director for the Baltimore County Crisis Response System. He is also a former president of the Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work.

Dr. Rachna Raisinghani is the Medical Director of the Division of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry at Sheppard Pratt. She also serves as a department chair of the Department of Psychiatry at GBMC. She completed her residency in general psychiatry and her fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at the University of Virginia Health System. Dr. Raisinghani earned her MD at Topiwala National Medical College. She is double board certified in general psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry.

PBC’s Board of Directors is led by Board President Eboni Barksdale-Smith, CRCCPA, First Vice President Alex Ebstein, Second Vice President Amory Cockrell, CPRM, Secretary Shane Tanzymore, and Treasurer Dan Morrison, CFP.

Pro Bono Counseling (PBC), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 1991 to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services. Since then, PBC has helped match thousands of individuals and families throughout Maryland with the most appropriate counselors, based on their specific needs, and helped them obtain the mental health care they could not otherwise afford.

PBC serves anyone in Maryland who is facing difficulties paying for counseling – including individuals of all ages, as well as couples, and families– through connections to volunteer mental health therapists for free counseling to address mental health concerns, including stress, anxiety, sadness, grief, life transitions, relationship issues, or any other issue that can be addressed through therapy. PBC has a network of more than 800 volunteer licensed mental health counselors, covering a range of specialties, located all throughout Maryland. Counseling services are offered in person, where available, and via video conferencing and telephone.

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