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Dr. Jerry Hunt Joins The Bergand Group

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We’re very pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jerry Hunt to join our practice. Dr. Hunt has over 20 years of experience in chemical dependency and behavioral addictions treatment, and is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. His marriage and family therapy services will be available to any patients and families of patients enrolled in Group Therapy Programs, our Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program, or those who see other clinicians individually. Dr. Hunt will also bring a weekly DUI/DWI alcohol education program, which has been recognized as one of the most successful and longest running programs of its kind in Maryland.

Dr. Hunt also has his own private practice, which he describes here:

For 23 years, I was a full-time faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine teaching medical students training residents. I have 20 years’ experience in private practice assisting persons with substance use disorders behavioral addictions, including sexual addiction gambling. As a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, I deal with the negative consequences of these compulsions on couples families, as well as other relationship issues not related to addictions.
I view addictions as illnesses that have their origin in the body emotions social connections of the afflicted person. The consequences of addictions also occur in each of these three areas  I address each in treatment. Sometimes, people have more than one addiction  I deal with these simultaneously.
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Hunt by calling our office at 410-853-7691


About The Bergand Group:

The Bergand Group is located in Lutherville, MD under the careful supervision of Dr. John Steinberg and Dr. Paul Giannandrea. The pair has created a true Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorder treatment program in The Bergand Group. Two complimentary doctors to provide a setting in which patients can be treated and in which clinicians can work that embodies the core principles Dr. Steinberg and Dr. Giannandrea have held to in over 25 years of practice to form the Bergand Group.

As the treatment of mental health and addiction disorders requires addressing each patient’s individual needs, the ability to individualize that treatment is essential. The Bergand Group offers varying levels of intensity in outpatient services, both individual and group. Efforts are made to match clients with appropriate therapists. Pharmacologic therapy, drug monitoring and prescribing, use of antagonist and blocking agents, buprenorphine- both detox and maintenance, are offered.


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