Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Dialectic Behavioral Therapy – Certified
Maria B. Adamos is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland, and is a Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT-C) After completing a Bachelors degree in psychology at The College of New Jersey, she earned a Master’s degree in psychology from American University (Washington, DC), and completed courses through the Master’s Plus program at Loyola University Maryland. Maria joined the team at CCS and IC in December 2016. She co-facilitates the Adult Intensive Outpatient Program, and Adult Outpatient Program, in addition to working on the teen, young adult, and anger management teams. She conducts intakes and assessments for teens and adults for all levels of education, outpatient treatment, and DUI/DWI programs. Maria is also on the DBT team at Congruent, helping to run skills groups and seeing clients individually.
Maria also sees individual clients. She has experience working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings with various psychological disorders including Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, and Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (i.e. trichotillomania, skin picking, etc.), among others. Maria aims to work collectively with her clients to treat the whole person–body, mind, and spirit. She attempts to help her client embrace the challenges faced in life and learn how to overcome them from a holistic perspective. She believes that all aspects of one’s life affect each other, and she hopes to be able to help her clients to live a well-balanced, mindful, and purposeful life. She believes everyone is worthy of living this fulfilling life and is grateful to have the opportunity to work WITH her clients on their journey. She draws from her interest in yoga and meditation and hopes to inspire her patients to acknowledge their worth and to live fulfilling lives. Maria is a member of the American Counseling Association.