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Mary Cowen, LCSW

Grief Eating disorders Self esteem, Motivation Bipolar disorder ADHD
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About me

Hello , my name is Mary and I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 26 years, first in Texas then Oklahoma and now in North Carolina. I have worked with a wide range of clients with concerns like depression, anxiety, physical and emotional abuse, addictions, relationship issues, cancer, eating disorders, crisis intervention, grief and end of life issues.

My experience is varied and across all settings as I have provided mental health counseling for individuals, couples, family therapy and group therapy in community health settings, in home health care, school, in-patient mental health facilities, hospital settings and hospice.

My counseling style is warm and interactive and I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. My approach to therapy is different and tailored to each individual clients needs. My approaches are cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, motivational Interviewing, client centered therapy. narrative therapy and solutions focused therapy.

I know that life can be overwhelming and confusing at times and it takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life. If your ready to take that first step towards making a change then I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you.

Mary Cowen, LCSW

Professional experience

26yrs in practice
Grief Eating disorders Self esteem, Motivation Bipolar disorder ADHD

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Dependent Personality, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

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

Services offered

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License information

NC LCSW C008100


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Mary Cowen. 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.

She is a great listener. She really comes from a neutral stand point and sees the situation how it is. She provides all resources necessary to get you to better mental thinking. She is awesome inside and out!

Written on Mar 21, 2022 after therapy with Mary for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd