Ferreras Counseling and Wellness Center

Ferreras Counseling was founded by Maria Ferreras’s view of the need of a clinician who believes that there is always room to heal painful past experiences and improve impaired behavior.

 

Ferreras Counseling fue fundada por la visión de Maria Ferreras, que cree que siempre podemos sanar experiencias duras del pasado y mejorar nuestro comportamiento, aquellos que nos dañan.

 

Our Clinical Specialty

  • Depression/Anxiety

  • PTSD/Anger Management

  • Bipolar/Schizophrenia

  • Ethnic/Cultural Minority Issues

  • Psychological Evaluation and Treatment in general

  • Victims of Domestic Violence and abusers

 

Nuestra Especialidad Clinica

  • Depresion/Ansiedad

  • PTSD/Manejo del Enojo

  • Bipolar/Schizophrenia

  • Problemas culturales de minorias

  • Evaluaciones psicologicas y tratamiento en general

  • Victimas de violencia domestica sobrevivientes y perpetrator

 

Forms of Payment:

Most insurance are accepted

Cash and Checks

By appointment only

Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm

Saturday 9 am - 2pm 

 

Formas de Pago:

Aceptamos la mayoria de seguros

Efectivo y cheques

Solo por cita

Lunes - Viernes  9 am – 6 pm

Sabados 9 am - 2pm

Get to know our Counselors

Maria E. Ferreras-Mendez LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Maria Ferreras-Mendez is a licensed mental health counselor, LMHC, who started her career working in health services in 1994 in the City of Cambridge. For more than 10 years she continues to work for non-profit organizations to help and support the community.

In 1999, she was awarded the EAS Pinnacle, for providing outstanding service to welfare recipients by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In 2008, she transitioned into the clinical field in combination with her human services career as a family worker and therapeutic mentor at a community behavioral clinic. It was during that time Maria found her passion for psychology and mental health, eventually deciding to go back to school for professional training.

Maria graduated from Lesley University with a BA in Psychology, and later received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, and Master certificate in Psychological Trauma and Recovery from Harvard Medical School and training in Counseling Abusers from Emerge. Maria is currently working towards her PhD in Clinical Psychology Christian Orientation at Doxa International University.

Maria was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, where she also attended Law school.  She has extensive training in psychological trauma and domestic violence, where she feels she is an advocate. Also, she has substantial experience working with adolescents with behavioral and mental health issues. Maria also has experience working with seniors.

Qualifications

2014 - Present

Clinical Therapist

Arbour Senior Care

2013-Present

Clinical Therapist

North Suffolk Mental Health

2013-Present

Clinical Therapist

Arbour Counseling Services

2011-2013

Bilingual Clinical Intern

Arbour Counseling Services

Education

2008-2012

Bachelor Level Clinician

The Guidance Center

2013-2014

Harvard University

Master Specialization of Refugee Trauma

2011-2013

Lesley University

Master of Arts (MA), Counseling Psychology

2009-2010

Lesley University

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology

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University Dominicana O and M

Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Law

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