Individual and Relationship Counseling
"Once upon a time..." is the beginning of many stories. If you are seeking therapy, you have a story to tell. Perhaps your story is filtered through the lens of depression, anxiety, trauma or substance dependence. Marie Francis at The Maycis Group, will listen, and remain attentive to, and curious about the intricacies of your story. She will provide an atmosphere of safety without judgment so that enlightenment, healing and growth can take place. Using various evidence based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Trauma-informed methodologies, she assists couples, families and individuals enhance and maintain rewarding relationships and manage life transitions.
Our lives are constantly changing. We can depend on it. Has your family or household configuration changed lately? Is there a new child or grandchild? Daughter- or son-in-law? Parent-in-law? Have you moved out of the "friend" zone into the "partner" zone? Are you now someone's spouse? Are your aging parents living with you? Have your adult children returned? Are you recently in the "single" category and enjoying it, or not so much? Is your nest suddenly empty? Have you recently moved to a new community? Ms Francis uses her life experience, in addition to her professional experience to assist clients navigate through these transitional life-changing events.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created enormous stress on relationships and family life. Let's focus on addressing and developing coping strategies for these and other mental health issues, such as heightened anxiety and depression.
Clinical Supervision for LCMHC Licensure
Ms. Francis has received additional training and professional licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor which enables her to provide clinical supervision to new counselors who have earned their provisional LCMHC-A. She considers it an honor to be a part of the experiential learning that contributes to the professional development of those seeking to enter the field of professional counseling.
Marie Francis has achieved the Distance Certified Counselor credential. The Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) credential identifies those professional counselors who are uniquely trained in best practices for delivering traditional counseling through video-conferencing methods. DCCs have met nationally established distance counseling criteria and adhere to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Code of Ethics and Policy Regarding the Provision of Distance Professional Services.
Email [email protected] to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation.