Mary Claire Ferachi, M.A., LPC, LAC
“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”– Mary Oliver
Who Mary Claire Works With
- Adults & Young Adults
About Mary Claire
Mary Claire is a brilliant therapist, bringing a unique combination of curiosity, solidity, and gentleness to her counseling. Clients appreciate her easy way of being with them, her sense of humor, and her willingness to ask the hard questions. These qualities help her quickly understand people on a deep level. Clients comment on how much they feel Mary Claire’s authenticity, dependability, and compassion. In each moment—from the beginning until the end of therapy—her clients feel safe and supported.
“I believe that we are all driven towards healing and have an innate motivation to grow. Therapy can help you feel seen, heard, and understood. If you feel a pull toward something more, or if you feel cut off from yourself and your relationships, I’d love to work with you. Whether it’s your first time to therapy or you’ve been here before, I strive to make each moment together feel safe and connected.”
– Mary Claire Ferachi
“I’m real. I will never not show up as myself. You deserve a therapist who is going to bring not just their skills but their humanity to the work they do. I am that therapist. I do this work because it fulfills me, and I genuinely believe in the transformational power of good therapy.”
May Claire’s Training & Approach to Therapy
In addition to completing degrees in both Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mary Claire has also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples, AEDP, and EMDR. Rooted in her commitment to providing excellent care to her clients, Mary Claire constantly pursues additional training in her areas of expertise. She is licensed both as a Professional Counselor and Addiction Counselor.
Mary Claire Throughout the therapy experience, Mary Claire helps people deconstruct old narratives have taught them that they’re “too much” or “not enough” to be worthy of love and genuine connection. She loves to support clients in moving towards more authentic ways of being individually and in their relationships. Mary Claire believes that clients have been doing the best they can with what they have, and she supports them in their desires to grow and to create more fulfilling lives and relationships.
Mary Claire’s Counseling Specialties & Interests
Some of Mary Claire’s counseling specialties and interests include the following.
- Anxiety, Stress, & Depression
- Chronic Illness
- Existential Issues
- Grief, Loss, & Bereavement
- Life Transitions
- Substance Abuse & Addiction
- Trauma & PTSD
- Women’s Issues