Maria will be a practicum student at Loyola Center for Counseling & Education beginning in June 2021. She is currently pursuing a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Loyola University New Orleans and plans to graduate in May 2022. She received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Electronic Media from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. (2005). Maria worked as a Yoga Instructor for 10 years in the New England area and when she returned home to New Orleans in 2014. Maria has an interest in working with individuals and couples, particularly those going through fertility, perinatal loss, family/marital conflict, grief, and trauma. Outside of school, Maria enjoys exploring New Orleans on foot and having dance parties with her kids.