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Prevention & Education

Your Behavioral Health Branch is available to you during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

We are available from 7:30am to 4:30pm daily for in person or telehealth services. If you are unable to reach us by phone, please leave us a message so we can return your call promptly. We will return your call within 24 hours of receiving your message.

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:30pm.

A collection of classes, workshops, and events are offered to enhance your life in multiple areas. Subjects that are offered include anger management, stress management, communication, conflict resolution, relationship enhancement and parenting.


All workshops are provided by Behavioral Health at Henderson Hall. The workshops are open to all active duty service members, spouses, family members and retirees.

Please contact Candi Heinberger, Prevention and Education Specialist at 703-693-9146 or 703-614-7204.

Most courses can be conducted virtually

Century Anger Management Workshop

Learn eight anger control tools before it’s too late! Workshops meet Thursday afternoons at Henderson Hall from 1:00–3:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Topics include dealing with stress, empathy, learning to respond differently to situations, identifying negative self talk, communication skills, adjusting expectations, time outs, and forgiveness. Participants must complete eight sessions to receive a certificate of completion. Registration is required and referrals are welcome! Open to all active duty personnel, family members, and retirees.Workshops are available as unit PMEs upon request. Registration is required.

Call to schedule a workshop for your Unit.

Next Workshops:
• Wednesday, January 23 • 1:00–3:00pm
  Marine Barracks Washington Annex.

Triple P Parenting Individual Meetings and Seminars

Call for referral options.

Warrior Maintenance: Stress Management for Marines & Families

An eight session stress management class designed to teach healthy strategies to manage stress. Learn effective techniques to handle stressors, communicate, and overcome challenges that may interfere with stress management.

Call for referral options.

How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette:
A Healthy Relationships Class

The workshop focuses on how to follow your heart while not minimizing and overlooking problems that are evident early in a relationship. Learn how to identify early on the behaviors that are red flags for future conflict, and emphasizes five crucial areas to explore with a dating partner. Workshops are offered at Henderson Hall and can be arranged at additional installations as Unit PME’s at the convenience of the Command. Registration is required.

Call for referral options.

For more information, call Bahavioral Health Branch at 703-614-7204.
Please contact us at least one (1) week in advance of the event.

Within My Reach

This two day program focuses on relationship skills and decision making to help participants achieve their goals in relationships, family and marriage. Some of the topics covered in the two day program include:

  • Knowing yourself first
  • Identifying healthy relationships and smart love
  • Communication Strategies
  • Warning signs of dangerous relationship patterns
  • Making tough relationship decisions
  • Overcoming relationship challenges
  • Stepfamilies
  • Infidelity, Distrust and Forgiveness

  Within My Reach flyer (pdf file 100 Kb)

Call for referral options.

For more information, call Bahavioral Health Branch at 703-614-7204.
Please contact us at least one (1) week in advance of the event.

Married & Loving It!®

Married and Loving It® is a full day workshop designed for newly engaged, recently married couples, or long-term established couples. Couples should plan to attend together to get the most out of the topics covered. Class is open to DoD ID card holders and may be offered at different installations and times upon request. Registration is required.

Call for referral options.