Maria Meidanis, CAGS, LMHC, RYT
Maria puts a new spin on therapeutic services; integrating holistic, spiritual and individualized approach to treatment. Maria is passionate about helping her client's access and strengthen their intuition, limit anxiety, depression and stress, hone into their internal intelligence and use more of their potential to overcome challenges related to addiction, trauma, eating disorders, depression and relationships. Through brain-resetting (changing the beliefs that inhibit the desired outcome), Maria can assist her clients in changing the reactionary patterns which influence the way one experiences reality-changing limiting patterns into empowering patterns. Maria specializes in helping individuals, couples and families overcome impulsive addictive behaviors, ADHD, trauma, anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Maria may also integrate yoga into her therapy as a means to enhance the mind-body connection.
Educational Background and Professional Activities
Maria is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts. Maria earned her Master's Degree (MS) in Counseling as well her Certificate after Graduate study (CAGS) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Boston's very own Suffolk University. Maria gained clinical experience through Judge Baker's Children's Center, Mass. General Hospital's Psychiatry Department, MCI-Framingham Prison, Riverside Community Care, and Bay State Community Services. She has pursued training in modalities that emphasize mind-body connection, including a Reiki 1 and Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Certification. She has additional training in Y-CBT (Yoga-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and Motivational Interviewing specific to Addiction, Eating disorders, Anxiety, and Depression. Maria is also a certified yoga teacher (RYT). She is one of seven co-authors of a scientific poster presentation Parental Self-reflection in Adolescence Predicts Adolescent Offspring Self-Reflection. License #11067.