Hello, my name is Mari and I have been a therapist for almost 30 years. I am a graduate of Wayne State University, both for my Bachelors, and Masters Degree in Social Work. In my work experience I have explored a variety of issues with individuals and families that would include:
Anger Management Issues
Self Esteem problems
Grief and Loss Issues
Relationship Issues : Adults and Children
I have always found it exciting as a therapist to enter into a helping situation by
Understanding it, then Processing it, Exploring its intensity, then setting some goals to problem solve the issue(s).
I specialize in solution focused counseling and coaching, Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, reality orientation treatment, and here and now work.
I look forward to working with you if you enjoy a focused journey to solutions. I will offer a climate of non-judgement, respect, interest and acceptance in you as a thinker and problem solver in your life. I believe you have the answers they just need to be coaxed out and used. I am here to empower you in solutions to your stressors.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Phobias, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801065464
Written on Oct 06, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and adhd
Mari has helped me make sense of everything going on in my life and ongoing complicated family disputes. She is always supportive, great with communication, and genuinely cares about her clients.
Written on Aug 24, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 2 years on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and grief
Absolutely love Mari and the knowledge, dedication, thought, and sincerity she brings to every session. I always leave feeling better about my circumstances because she gives me additional tools for my mental tool belt.
Written on Jul 07, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes
Mari has really help me come a long way. I appreciate her understanding and insight. It’s so nice to have someone who understands what I’ve been / currently going through and who validates my feelings.
Written on Jun 07, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
Mary is a great therapist, she didn’t just help me “get better”. He helped me to help myself, and was a perfect fit with my personality.
Written on Mar 22, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd
So far so good
Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Mari for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, anger management, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue