Theresa Maelia

Ages Seen : 18+
In Person Locations : Poughkeepsie
Language(s) : English
Insurances Accepted : Yes
TMS Provider : No
Accepting New TMS Patients : No
Accepting New Psychiatric Patients : Yes

Theresa Maelia is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained her license on 5/4/1992.  She has been a therapist and clinical supervisor in Liberty Mental Health Clinic and Coordinated Children’s Services Mental Health Clinic.  With more than 30 years experience, Theresa works well therapeutically with adolescents and adults whose mental health challenges are affecting their wellbeing, quality of life and relationships.  She approaches each client with a posture of compassion and respect and her style is client centered and collaborative.

Theresa has expertise in helping individuals who are struggling with anxiety, panic, stress, trauma, depression and mood dysregulation.  She co-creates with every client a holistic psychosocial assessment and employs a comprehensive repertoire of clinical interventions from a wide range of therapeutic modalities.  Theresa utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with Mindfulness Training, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Clinical Hypnotherapy, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERPT) and Internal Family Systems work. Careful consideration of sociocultural factors such as gender, race and ethnicity, spiritual and community affiliations are essential to her therapeutic work.