Meet Maisie Alicea: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Maisie has over six years’ experience helping clients embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, navigating the highs and lows of life with courage and resilience. Each session is a collaborative exploration, where you are empowered to voice your concerns, explore your emotions, and chart a path towards healing and wholeness.

In her counseling sessions, she provides a sense of warmth and empathy that Maisie brings to every therapeutic interaction. With her genuine and compassionate approach, she creates a safe space where clients feel heard, understood, and valued. Whether you are struggling with relationship issues, mental health concerns, or life transitions, Maisie is here to support you on your journey towards healing and growth.

Benefits of Therapy with Maisie:

  • Cultivate healthier communication patterns within relationships.
  • Navigate conflicts and disagreements constructively.
  • Rebuild trust and intimacy in relationships.
  • Develop coping strategies for managing stress, anxiety, and depression.
  • Heal from past traumas and move towards a more fulfilling future.
  • Gain insights into family dynamics and improve familial bonds.
  • Foster personal growth and self-awareness.
  • Receive support and guidance in times of transition or crisis.

Unique Skills and Approaches:

  • Strength-Based Perspective: Maisie believes in identifying and building upon the strengths inherent in each individual and family.
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT): Utilizing EFT techniques, she helps individuals, couples and families identify and express their underlying emotions to foster deeper connection and understanding.
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques: Maisie integrates mindfulness practices and relaxation techniques to help clients manage stress, anxiety, and overwhelming emotions.
  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy: Unlike traditional therapy approaches, ART is designed to facilitate rapid resolution of trauma and distressing memories. Through a combination of rapid eye movements and visualization techniques, ART helps clients process traumatic experiences more quickly and effectively, often leading to significant symptom reduction in just a few sessions. This accelerated healing process allows clients to move forward with their lives and experience relief from emotional pain and distress sooner than with other therapeutic modalities.
  • Other Approaches: Gottman Method, Gestalt, Solution-Focused and Narrative therapies.