• Maryland State Licensed & Board Certified Master's level Social Work Clinical Professionals (LCSW-C) and Alcohol and Drug Appoved Supervisors (LCADAS)
  • Since 2002, maintains nationwide qualification (Q-SAP) to provide substance abuse evaluations for the Federal Department of Transportation. 
  • Since 2009, experience in providing Q-SAP evaluations for the Maryland Department of Transportation (M-DOT); FMCSA, and FTA.
  • We possess 30 plus years of behavioral health and clinical social work experience.
  • We possess 20 plus years of practical Employee Assistance Programmatic expertise.
  • We possess 10 plus years of providing correctional counseling and re-entry services.
  • We provide cost-effective training solutions and client-focused technical assistance to employers, employees, regulators and policymakers.
  • We are committed to the highest level of professional standards & ethics.
  • We have extensive experience working with diverse populations and public and private organizations.
  • We invest time in the building quality and long-term relationships. 


Socio-Economic Factors


  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE)



  • 541612 – Human Resources consulting services (Specifically: Employee Assessment Consultation)
  • 621330 – Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (Except Physicians)
  • 624190 – Other Individual and Family Services (Specifically: Alcoholism Counseling, Ex-offender Rehabilitation, Individual and Family Social Services, Marriage Counseling, Mediation, Support Group Services) 

About Us

Our Vision

To be the most innovative and compassionate practice providing substance, behavioral and mental health services with interventions aiming to educate, empower, and encourage the diverse communities we serve.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life to those we service through an eclectic approach that focuses on meeting our clients where they are...not where we expect them to be. 

Our History

P.J. Mercer & Associates LLC, founded in 2012, provides client-focused Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Addictions Services through assessments, evaluations, therapy, consultations and training to individuals, groups, families, as well as to various federal, state, private and local agencies in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia area. P.J. Mercer & Associates is a certified minority and woman-owned firm.