Maria Caruso

  • New Jersey

About Maria Caruso's service

Maria Caruso is a highly experienced and dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Thanatology (CT) specializing in Death Studies, Grief, and Bereavement. With over 20 years of experience, Maria has worked with a diverse range of clients, including adults, children, couples, and families, in both individual and group settings. Her expertise extends to supporting cancer patients and their families during the most challenging times of their lives, as well as guiding individuals through various life changes and challenges in a corporate setting. Maria believes in the power of a collaborative partnership between therapist and client, working together to achieve the goals that initiated the counseling process. Her approach is integrative and multimodal, incorporating various therapy modalities such as cognitive-behavioral (CBT), cognitive, gestalt, psychodynamic, person-centered, and relationship therapies. Maria also utilizes techniques like contracting, journaling, and art therapy to help clients explore and uncover hidden areas of their lives. Her mission is to provide hope, support, and knowledge to individuals seeking to find meaning and overcome struggles at any stage of life.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Attachment Issues
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Codependency
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Hospice and End of Life Counseling
  • Infidelity

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Maria Caruso is serving from:

New Jersey

Welcoming International Clients?

Yes

Years in practice

20 years

NPI number

1881243871

License Details

NJ LPC 37PC00304300

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