Maria J. Perez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has over twenty years of clinical experience. She is a Qualified Supervisor and a Trauma Practitioner certified by The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children. Maria is also a Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor and works with adults and children who experience a wide range of issues such as trauma, stress, abuse, depression, anxiety, adjusting to life changes and many others.When working with children ages four and older, Maria uses play therapy as a treatment intervention which encourages children to play out their fears, worries and conflicts. She will meet with parents regularly to consult about progress and find out how the child is managing at home and at school.Maria has convenient day, evening and Saturday appointments available and is fluent in Spanish. Her office is conveniently located, child friendly and handicapped accessible. Her practice is dedicated to providing quality service where she will assist you in overcoming obstacles and making changes to bring balance and joy into your life.