I received my Master in Social Work at University of Southern California in 2006. I have fifteen years experience providing therapeutic services to youth, teens, adults and families in different settings including clinics, hospitals, and private offices.
I like to take a non judgmental, collaborative and holistic approach where all areas are considered when improving an individual's quality of life. These areas include physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
I enjoy being part of the journey of health with others.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Dissociation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
AZ LCSW LCSW-16414
Great guy he has thought me some stuff I appreciate him dearly
Written on Nov 01, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse
Does a great job helping and understanding your issues so you can get to a better place.
Written on Oct 27, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and intimacy-related issues
Mauricio listens. He also provides real world examples and solutions to many complex issues. He is a great resource and I am happy to have found him.
Written on Oct 06, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
Mauricio has given me hope. Before speaking with him I didn't think that things would get better. I hope that through continued conversation with him I will continue to make progress!
Written on Aug 24, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes
Mauricio Listens closely and gives excellent advice. He’s my favorite thus far!
Written on May 02, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 2 months on issues concerning family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
This is my first time in therapy and Mauricio made me feel very comfortable. He has listened to what I've needed help with and offered insight along with tools to help me. Mauricio has a very calm welcoming demeanor, and I would highly recommend him!
Written on Apr 29, 2023 after therapy with Mauricio for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and adhd