Maria is a registered psychologist with over a decade of experience helping young adults, adults, and couples overcome life's challenges. Maria takes a warm, trauma-informed approach in partnering with her clients, seeking to understand each individual's unique needs and story.
Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, relationships issues, or simply navigating a major life transition, Maria will meet you where you're at with compassion and care.
Maria understands that trauma can have a profound impact on a person's life and how they interact with the world. Maria uses a trauma-informed approach to help her clients process traumatic memories and experiences at a pace that feels right for them.
Maria creates a safe space for her clients to open up about their anxiety without fear of judgment. She listens with care and empathy, validating their experiences while also helping to reframe anxious thoughts in a more balanced way.
Maria supports clients struggling with depression, low mood, hopelessness, lack of motivation or interest in life. She helps her clients challenge negative thoughts, set small achievable goals, find a purpose and restructure their outlook.
Maria works with individuals on the autism spectrum to help them develop critical life skills to better navigate the world such as social skills, sensory and emotional regulation, organization, and more.
Maria teaches relaxation techniques, thought challenging, and mindfulness practices to help clients effectively manage stress and reduce the risk of burnout.
Maria can help improve your relationships by addressing social challenges, setting boundaries, and overcoming trust issues or intimacy problems.
Maria compassionately supports clients dealing with death, loss, or significant life changes. She helps you work through deep sadness, process emotions, and start to heal.
Feel supported during major life changes such as moving, becoming a new parent, or getting divorced. Maria provides guidance for coping with transition and adjusting to a new normal.
Maria has spent the last 4 years working with individuals who are gender-nonconforming and belong to the LGBTQ+ community, providing affirming care and support through gender transition and accompanying mental health issues.