Maria has experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of different mental health settings. As a clinician, she utilizes an integrative approach to help clients cope with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship-related issues, and trauma. Maria applies a variety of approaches in session, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), mindfulness-based practices, along with elements of positive psychology.
Maria provides a therapeutic environment and energy that fosters comfortability, authenticity, and growth. She believes that a strong therapeutic relationship, an openness to vulnerability, and an understanding of our truest selves are the cornerstones not only to healing but reaching our full potential and connecting with the world around us.