Maria (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Work Associate (LCSWA) and a Psychotherapy Training Fellow at CAS. Maria has experience providing care to people of all ages struggling with eating disorders, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, life transitions, homelessness and substance abuse. Maria has worked in a variety of settings, from inpatient hospitals and eating disorder treatment centers to community organizations. She earned her Bachelor os Science in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Master of Social Work Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Maria is a native Spanish speaker and is ready to provide therapy in both English and Spanish.
Maria finds joy in reading, caring for her many plants, going to the movies and spending time with her family and her nine-year-old Chihuahua, Sophia.
Maria sees clients in our SW Durham and RTP offices and by Telehealth.