Erica Mau

(MS, LPC, NCC)

About Me

Are you ready to experience more joy and happiness in your life?
Are you ready to reach your goals and live a more fulfilling life?
​Are you ready to have more energy and a healthy mindset?

Do you feel stuck in an endless cycle of stress, anxiety, and depression? Is your self-esteem low or non-existent? Are you having problems in your relationships? Change is hard, but I believe that every person has the potential to be the best version of him or herself that he or she can be, and that you are the expert of your life. I can help you become empowered to make the changes you want for your life.

​As a therapist, I offer an honest, respectful, non-judgmental environment to empower clients to achieve short and long term goals. In this compassionate safe relationship I will support you in finding and creating meaning and purpose in your life. My counseling style is direct and interactive. We will do this by examining old beliefs and habits that have been holding you back.

The compassionate relationship that is forged in therapy can bring about the insight, clarity and love needed to begin to grow and regain hope for your future. My experience is in private practice, residential treatment centers and inpatient psychiatry for over a decade. The patient population that I have the most expertise in are Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar I and II, Borderline Personality, and other Personality Disorders.

My mission is to help others find peace, joy and love in their lives. I bring with me over a decade of experience providing individual and group counseling for all ages. My integrated approach is tailored to the individual using methods in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-focused therapy techniques.


Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting
  • Self esteem

I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship, Family, Grief, Intimacy-related, Eating, Sleeping, Anger, Career, Bipolar, Depression

Years of Experience: 14

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #C4378 (Expires: 2018-07-31)


Reviews

Written by T.A. on Jul 08, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, eating, sleeping, self esteem, anger, career, and bipolar

Erica has helped me in the past and I am so grateful to be able to look to her to get me through some rough patches again. She is so approachable, it is very easy to open up to her. There is no judgment and she genuinely cares.

Written by A.N. on Jun 29, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping, and self esteem

Erica can listen to almost anything without making judgment and is great at giving constructive feedback when needed

Written by J.E. on Jun 24, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, sleeping, parenting, and self esteem

I’m been with Erica since September and she is a wonderful, amazing counsellor. She is very understanding and has so many options to deal with everyday problems. She is one super amazing lady!!

Written by M.E. on Jun 21, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting, self esteem, and anger

Ms. Mau is incredibly patient and non-judgmental. She actively listens to me and checks in with me. I would definitely recommend her to others. I've had problems talking face to face with other therapists due to my own struggles with anxiety. This format and especially Ms. Mau's manner really helps to alleviate that obstacle.

Written by O.L. on Jun 11, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, and anger

Erica is the best. She is very open to everything and has that aura that is very kind and ready to listen without judgement and it just makes you want to start pouring everything out. She asks you questions that get you thinking and she has done wonders with me and all my problems just by being there. I couldn't ask for anyone better. This platform is blessed to have her, and I am too!

Written by R.O. on Jun 09, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I've been pretty absent because of personal problems, but I've felt every message I've sent, despite how few they may be, have been well analyzed and properly answered to. I wouldn't even know how to understand myself, but Dr. Mau's contact with me has been really helpful so far.

Written by H.A. on May 28, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, sleeping, parenting, and self esteem

Erica is fantastic professional, easy to communicate, confident and able to provide substantive help and advise.. that I follow willingly. Giving me realistic picture of myself.

Written by T.E. on May 26, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship, intimacy-related, eating, self esteem, and anger

Erica is great. So understanding, polite and non-judgemental. You can talk to her about anything. I will surely reach out again. :-)

Written by N.A. on May 25, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, grief, and self esteem

Erica has been very supportive and I cannot express how greatful I am for her. She is very kind and calm and really takes in what you have said.

Written by C.H. on May 12, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Erica has helped me in more ways than I can express. She's a sincere, helpful and knowledgeable professional. I can't express how much I appreciate her role in helping me become a better person and work through my issues.

Written by S.H. on Apr 15, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping, parenting, and self esteem

I love her!

Written by S.H. on Apr 02, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 8 months on issues concerning depression, relationship, family, intimacy-related, eating, sleeping, self esteem, and anger

Erica is the best.

Written by S.A. on Apr 02, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning parenting

She's very helpful, and I would not be getting help if I could not do it online. I am grateful.

Written by W.H. on Mar 26, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and anger

Erica is there for me whenever I need her. At first I was nervous about being honest with a stranger, but I soon realized that in sessions with Erica, it's a judgement-free zone. She has made me feel understood and offered ways to cope with my anxieties. She gives me multiple options for communicating with her, and she always responds to me quickly and thoughtfully. Signing up for better help has been the best thing I've done this year!

Written by D.E. on Mar 14, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, self esteem, and anger

Very friendly and easy to talk to. Replies quickly and cares about my issues.

Written by C.A. on Mar 12, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Erica has been heaven sent. She has been here for me already so very much. She seen me through emotional melt downs, happiness, and my world crumbling around me. She is alway a calm poet. She never tells me what to do... gentle guides me into “discovering” what I need. She have brought my daughter and I back to having a relationship that we thought was lost. I highly recommend Erica...

Written by M.E. on Feb 10, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, and career

Erica is a wonderful person with whom I could confide in. I appreciate her sense of humor and unconditional love during our sessions. I’m learning to be a stronger person and to accept myself and others.

Written by R.I. on Feb 03, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Erica has really helped me and she quickly understood my issues, and helped me get to work on them. I've had a lot of counsellors in the past so i know a good counsellor - Erica ticks all the boxes.

Written by O.M. on Jan 18, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, self esteem, career, and bipolar

Erica has been great! I felt comfortable sharing things with her and could count on prompt replies. Her messages were soothing and action-based - suggestions that I could actually do to help the situation. Would definitely recommend!

Written by M.A. on Jan 08, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning addictions, relationship, sleeping, and anger

I feel the thing I love about Erica being my counselor is how involved she is in the conversation and my circumstances. She knows how to lead the conversation to the right places without introducing any awkwardness or discomfort. Great insight and just effective solutions.

Written by V.A. on Jan 04, 2018 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping, self esteem, and career

I’ve only been talking with Erica for a few short weeks now, but it’s one of the better decisions I made. I get responses in a timely manner, when I overstress about everything Erica has a way of making me rethink things in a calmer manner. I couldn’t be happier with my decision to sign up with BetterHelp and couldn’t be happier with the counsellor I was given!

Written by A.S. on Dec 25, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, and career

I have been talking with Erica for about 3 weeks now and I have to say that she has been such a great counselor to talk to. She is very personable and can relate to me better than any other counselor I have had. She asking a lot of questions that make me think but gives me some great perspectives that have helped my day to day in just a short time. I look forward to continuing my sessions with her and I recommend her for sure.

Written by S.U. on Dec 10, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, eating, self esteem, career, and bipolar

Erica is a good listener and gives good advice and help. She always checks on me from time to time. I even felt that she is even more available than I am. :) which makes me feel glad that whenever I need her she’s available.

Written by K.E. on Nov 21, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating, self esteem, and career

Amazing and caring! Very helpful!

Written by J.U. on Nov 13, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, family, and parenting

Erica is extremely helpful, respectful, and gives wonderful one-on-one support. She is available in a variety of ways - however is accessible, convenient, and comfortable for her clients, and has great suggestions and exercises. I love working with her! I highly recommend her for anyone seeking support.

Written by A.L. on Oct 23, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 7 months on issues concerning relationship, family, and career

Erica is warm, caring, patient and compassionate but also just the right amount of challenging to make sure you're still working and getting the most out of therapy. She has been an incredible suppport through a very stressful and difficult time in my life. I can't recommend her enough.

Written by T.R. on Oct 17, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career, and bipolar

Erica has been so wonderful! She is very receptive and responsive! She is very encouraging and complimentary of my accomplishments and aspirations. I would recommend her to anyone who needs an understanding but constructive counsel!

Written by A.L. on Oct 12, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, sleeping, self esteem, and anger

Erica is really an Excellent Counselor! She listens to whatever you want to discuss and responds to it very politely. She is super responsive, polite and on top of all very understanding. Highly recommended. :)

Written by C.A. on Sep 12, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Erica Mau is a wonderfully professional therapist who's experience in the field shows well. She has a problem solving approach, and is very good at obtaining and giving answers. I would highly recommend her to anyone, but especially to first time therapy goers who are unsure if therapy will be helpful. She will show through her actions and words just how effective it can be.

Written by W.E. on Sep 11, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, and relationship

I love how real Erica is. She lets me have a sense of humor about some really hard situations, and is able to laugh with me. She listens to what I'm saying (and what I'm not saying), rather than making assumptions about what my experience or feelings would be. I really appreciate her!

Written by S.E. on Aug 23, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 4 months on issues concerning relationship, family, parenting, and anger

Thank you Erica!

Written by A.A. on Aug 12, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Erica is full of encouragement and good advice. Right away, she made me feel comfortable sharing everything that's going on in my life. She tells me exactly what I need to hear to get back on track and face my challenges head on. Thank you so much for your wonderful support!

Written by A.L. on Jul 24, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship, intimacy-related, and parenting

Wow!! Erica has helped me so much. Really can't thank her enough. She is a true professional. Thank you, Erica! I am excited for more counsel in the future!

Written by D.A. on Jul 21, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, eating, and sleeping

It's only been a two weeks but I do feel like talking with Erica has really helped me with my trust issues. I feel better talking to my friends and family since Erica made me realize it's alright to share and people won't judge you.

Written by C.H. on Jul 04, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, eating, and self esteem

Erica is really supportive - she hears what your saying and helps you move forward. She is for you 100%

Written by D.O. on Jun 27, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 week on issues concerning addictions, relationship, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, and self esteem

This woman is a gifted counsleor/therapist. Erica listens, understands, and gives tools and questions and new ways to "gain" in this walk of life. There is no judgement. She is warm, sincere, and a great comfort.

Written by I.Z. on Jun 23, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Erica is great! Always responds very quickly and understands when I don't have time to respond.

Written by S.A. on Jun 11, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, parenting, self esteem, anger, and career

Started using the service a couple of months ago. Really impressed with my counsellor and the overall experience using the app.
The way you can access your session from any place at any time has been of great use to me.
My counsellor Erica has been wonderful, very open minded, understanding and helpful.
I would highly recommend that anyone who needs to talk about something try Better Help.
If you're matched with Erica know you're in good hands =)

Written by E.R. on Jun 09, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks

I have felt like Erica is a good match for me and the things I'm going through. She makes it feel like I'm not just talking to a counselor but also to a friend.

Written by C.A. on Jun 06, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 4 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Erica has been helpful as talking through issues my family is dealing with without having to make time for traditional counseling appointments.

Written by L.E. on Jun 03, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, intimacy-related, eating, self esteem, anger, and career

Erica has been very kind and patient. We didn't end up working together as I had to cancel my membership, but she seems like a very loving, caring and helpful counselor. If I sign back up, I am hoping to start working with her again.

Written by T.E. on May 30, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, eating, sleeping, parenting, self esteem, anger, and career

Erica is an amazing support system. She's excellent at making you feel like the most important person in the world to her in that moment. Better than my therapist I can see in person, I'd rather talk to Erica!

Written by J.L. on May 26, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Erica is so kind and really listens and considers what you are saying. She is a great person.

Written by K.E. on May 24, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship, family, anger, and bipolar

Erica's a great counselor.

Written by C.A. on May 12, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning depression, lgbt, and self esteem

Erica has helped me immensely. Her genuine empathy and skilled technique delved to the heart of the problem to assist you in gaining clarity and propel you forward to better choices. I recommend her highly :)

Written by S.T. on May 10, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Erica is great . I've only been talking to her for a few weeks but has already helped me recognize issues I never recognized previously within myself.

Written by D.I. on May 02, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, self esteem, and anger

Erica was amazing and very helpful with my problem.. Always there to help! Will use this again for sure..

Written by J.A. on May 02, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, parenting, and anger

Erica has been amazing, she is so patient and kind but also tells me when she thinks I am wrong. I appreciate her honesty and how much she cares.

Written by A.U. on Apr 17, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger

Great advices and good examples, stories, tests, and a lot of patience.

Written by J.I. on Apr 06, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, sleeping, self esteem, anger, and bipolar

She is the best!

Written by C.H. on Apr 03, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, eating, sleeping, parenting, self esteem, anger, and career

Absolutely INCREDIBLE. Lifts my spirit, self esteem, confidence, super kind, helpful and friendly. With a short amount of time, she's already encouraged and helped me in many ways. Thank You Erica!

Written by S.H. on Mar 29, 2017 after counseling with Erica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related, eating, parenting, and bipolar

Erica is a wonderful person. She was very understanding, however, she would not let me wallow in self pity. She would continually bring me around to what positive steps that I could take to be at peace and to have success in my life. I really feel like my communication with Erica helped me to make a huge decision in my life that helped me succeed and renewed my strength to press on. Thank you Erica.