Maria is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with 8 years of professional work experience. She received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University and has a background in psychology and neuroscience.
Maria has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Play Therapy, and is a Certified Adolescent Trauma Professional. She believes that building a strong therapeutic rapport leads to a trusting and supportive therapeutic environment that will allow the client to heal and grow. She believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion by supporting accessible mental health care.
In her free time, Maria enjoys painting, traveling, and spending time with her family.
What we don't need in the midst of struggle is shame for being human. - Brené Brown