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MARYA SAMUELSON, M.Ed., LPCC

Psychotherapist 

Welcome to my private psychotherapy practice. My belief is that people who come to therapy need a therapist who strives to understand their experience. As people come to feel understood and safe in the therapeutic context, they can then work through the difficult issues that impede their growth. 

I work with a diverse population of people dealing with depression, anxiety and fears, personality disorders, grief and relationship problems. I have advanced training in psychodynamic psychotherapy which helps me understand what you are unable to express. As your therapist, I will encourage you to take responsibility for the way you chose to live your life, and I will work with you hand-in-hand to inspire happiness, self-awareness and peace of mind.

Marya Samuelson

INDIVIDUAL
THERAPY

Individual Therapy

Stress and Anxiety, Life transitions and adjustment, Low self-esteem and confidence, Post-trauma stress (e.g. PTSD), Depression

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COUPLES
THERAPY

Couples Therapy

Relationship disappointment, Decision making, Communication problems, Developing healthy intimacy

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CHILD AND ADOLESCENT THERAPY

Child & Adolescent Therapy

Emotional expression, Post-trauma anxiety, Depression, Child abuse, Self-soothing skills

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TRAUMA FOCUSED
THERAPY

Child & Adolescent Therapy

I have an interest and experience in treating symptoms that can develop after acute or chronic trauma.

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Marya Samuelson, M.Ed., LPCC

Psychotherapist

I received my master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston University.  My approach to psychotherapy combines psychodynamic principles with strong humanistic and relational aspects and sessions are tailored to fit the needs and goals of each individual.

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