My Approach to Helping
Maria Luisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New Jersey. She has several years of experience providing therapeutic and behavioral services to individuals, children, adolescents, and families. Maria Luisa has ample experience working with people from different backgrounds and upbringings. She has worked as a clinician for outpatient mental health clinics, residential programs, and medical settings. In her practice, Maria Luisa incorporates various therapeutic modalities based on her patient’s unique needs and goals, including: Psychotherapy, Structural Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and others. Her non-judgmental and strength-based approach creates a safe therapeutic environment where patients can feel comfortable sharing, understanding, and exploring their life experiences and challenges.
Additionally, Maria Luisa is a strong advocate who is passionate about improving services and meeting the needs of children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental and mental health challenges as well as their parents. She volunteers her time in different committees within the community and is devoted to ensuring that the voices of our most vulnerable population are being heard.