Mary is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned her Bachelors degree in Education and her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Purdue University. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the George Washington University where she has focused her study on effective treatments for children and adolescents coping with trauma, anxiety, non-suicidal self-injury, depression, behavior disorders and disordered eating. While licensed in Indiana she worked at Wabash Valley Hospital with families in crisis, individuals dealing with addiction, children in the Foster Care System and adjudicated adolescents. Mary is currently working toward certification as a Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor and in Child-Parent Relationship Therapy.