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Mariana Shively

Mariana Shively


8 years of experience
Solution oriented

Welcome! I'm delighted that you've taken the first step toward prioritizing your mental well-being. I understand that life can present a multitude of challenges and hurdles that can feel overwhelming and disheartening at times. As a dedicated Mental Health Counselor and Registered Play Therapist, I am here to offer you the support and guidance you need to navigate life's challenges and achieve a sense of inner balance and fulfillment. You might be seeking assistance for yourself, your child, or your family. From regulating big emotions, adjusting to change, working out conflicts, improving relationships and behavior, healing from trauma, or just having a safe, neutral space to talk about life, I am here to address your unique needs and help you reach your goals. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, it is valid, and I am here to support and guide you. I am also Bilingual (English & Spanish). Estoy aqui para ti. Escribeme o llamame para empezar a trabajar juntos.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first session together, we'll start with brief introductions, then dive into the specific challenges you're facing. This will help me create a tailored plan for us to work through in follow-up sessions.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

I believe that You are the expert of your life and experiences. I am here to guide your journey and engage in meaningful therapeutic exchanges that foster self-awareness and motivate growth. I utilize a variety of techniques and skills drawn from various therapeutic modalities including CBT, Solution Focused, Child Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, and mindfulness.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I strive to foster personal growth, self-awareness, and positive change. I am dedicated to creating a supportive environment that encourages open communication, collaboration, and empowerment. I believe in providing a warm and nurturing space where individuals feel safe to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences.

About Mariana Shively

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Virtual & in-person