I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Hawaii. I received my Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University of Honolulu with a concentration in mental health.
My professional background involves psychotherapy with adults, working in communities, residential, and outpatient settings, providing case management services, working with clients suffering from chronic and severe mental illnesses: depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety, stress, dual diagnosis, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, coping with everyday life changes. I have counseled patients and conducted assessments, created treatment plans with interdisciplinary teams, provided resources and support for patients and their families. My experiences have allowed me to work with trauma survivors, ethnically diverse populations, and amid high stress environments. I feel comfortable responding to unique and challenging situations.
I have a unique interest in cultural diversity, which is characteristic of Hawai’i, and a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and perseverance in helping. I engage in clients with an open and generous nature to support them in the psychotherapy process. This process can give you perspective, insight, and tools for meaningful change that last a lifetime.
My treatment approach is based on creating a trusting therapeutic relationship in a safe and non-judgmental environment. I am passionate about helping clients with critical challenges, inspiring personal growth and helping people to create and live healthier, fulfilling lives.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Coping with life changes
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Anger management , Bipolar disorder , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Avoidant Personality , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Dependent Personality , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Fertility Issues , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Gender Dysphoria , Guilt and Shame , Hoarding , Hospice and End of Life Counseling , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Intellectual Disability , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Narcissism , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Personality Disorders , Phobias , Postpartum Depression , Posttraumatic Stress , Pregnancy and Childbirth , Prejudice and Discrimination , Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling) , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Sexual Dysfunction , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Somatization , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LMHC #MHC- 681 (Expires: 2023-06-30)
Mary is very helpful, non judgmental, and caring.
I always really enjoy talking with Mary. She's very kind and understanding of the challenges I face and always assures me there's still hope for me.
I'm really enjoying my sessions with Mary, she helps me get through my day to day life, whilst also listening to the problems I have in my past. I look forward to each session, she is a pleasure to talk to.
Mary has been excellent!