About me

I am licensed in Ohio with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I have additional credentials and specialty in working with adolescent who have experienced traumatic situations, and am a Certified Adolescent Trauma Professional. I enjoy helping young individuals find their voice and comfort in advocating for themselves. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Depression , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Control Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Video


OH LPCC E.1901546


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Maria Ward. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Dec 06, 2022 after therapy with Maria for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

She is one the best therapist and knowns how to listen.

Written on Nov 22, 2022 after therapy with Maria for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and anger management

Maria is wonderful. Very supportive, listens well, plenty of reassurance and support. Thoughtful advice when necessary. Thank you for everything!

Written on Aug 12, 2022 after therapy with Maria for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

maria has been amazing, she’s helped with coping methods and responds quickly. best therapist i could have been paired with

Work with me!