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Changing Patterns

Psychotherapy Services, LLC

Changing Patterns

Changing Patterns

Psychotherapy Services, LLC


Changing Patterns Psychotherapy Services, LLC is located in Annapolis, Maryland. 


We seek to provide a comprehensive mental health treatment approach for adolescents, adults and family members by helping them develop inner resources to manage behaviors and create positive behavioral and lifestyle changes through self-coping skills for adjustment & lifestyle integration using Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).



2019 © Changing Patterns Psychotherapy Services, LLC ~ (443) 261-5950


Hello! I'm Tex.


I am the psychotherapist for Changing Patterns Psychotherapy Services, LLC.


My practice provides mental health services to adolescents, adults and family members by helping them develop their inner resources to manage behaviors and create positive behavioral and lifestyle changes using Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).



Kerry "Tex" Ellis is a Maryland Board-approved supervisor for those seeking to obtain their LCSW or LCSW-C. 


His supervision philosophy is one that not only allows the supervisee the opportunity to discuss their cases, but provides them guidance and mentorship on a variety of issues that arise between clinicians and clients, operating a practice, dealing with emotions that may arise in practice and enabling the clinician to become a better therapist through continual education and guidance.


Candidates seeking supervision are required to have direct face-to-face oversight, a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month or 1 hour of face-to-face supervision for every 40 hours worked. 


Only 72 hours (50 LCSW) of group supervision may count towards the 144 hours (100 for LCSW) of supervision required for advanced licensure. 


Supervisees must 

  • be knowledgeable about Maryland Health Occ. Code Ann. (“H.O.”) §19-302 of the Social Work Practice Act (H.O. §§ 19-101 etseq.) and Regulations governing the Practice of Social Work COMAR 10.42.01 to 10.42.08. 
  • Obtain a copy of the Board’s supervisory approval which can be found on the Board’s website under the verification section.(www.health.maryland.gov/bswe)

Individual and Group Supervision is available. Group Supervision may be available at a reduced rate.


To inquire about Supervision and availability, please fill out the contact form below or telephone our office.


Tex Talks Books:


Tex is an avid reader and a proponent of regular reading to develop skills, strengthen the mind and expand one's perspective.



Click the "Request Appointment" button to book a private appointment with our psychotherapist. Tex has evening and weekend hours available to accommodate most schedules.


All services must be paid at the time of visit by cash, check or major credit card. We can provide you with a super bill if you would like to submit the claim to your insurance company. Please check with your insurance company in advance so that you can request the proper documentation.



Our office is conveniently located in a two-story brick building off of Chinquapin Round Rd in Annapolis between West Street and Forest Dr/Aris T. Allen Drive.


Access and free parking for the offices are on the other side of the roadside retail businesses.


Take the elevator to the second floor and enter the glass doors marked 2-I.


Doors are locked after hours. All visits are by advance appointment.


Front view of building
Office Building Entrance