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Maria Barretta LPC

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Maria Barretta Licensed Professional Counselor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. Here to assist you on your unique journey of inner transmutation to integration and wholeness.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Passionate about catering the best support to each individual, Maria is dedicated to staying at the forefront of education in the constantly developing field of mental health. Maria started her career started in early childhood education, where her passion for working with children and their families directed her to grow expertise in additional areas by pursuing the Oakland University Counseling Master of Counseling program. As a counselor for the incarcerated population working for the Oakland County Sheriff's Department, she was an acting subject matter expert for violence, substance abuse, impulse control, depressive and suicidal ideation, and schizoaffective disorders. When not providing therapeutic care, Maria has spent time volunteering in mentoring at-risk youth and has engaged in various community outreach initiatives. Maria also has a comprehensive background in alternative therapy modalities, motivational coaching, and mindfulness. Sensitive to her clientele's backgrounds and beliefs, esoterically spiritual and holistic approaches to therapy are also available. Maria completed her Bachelor's in Psychology from UC Davis and her Master's in Counseling from Oakland University, and she likewise has a background in early childhood education. Curiosity and a constant search for further information have taken Maria around the world to complete various therapy and healing modalities ranging from PSYCH-K to the Tony Robbins Mastery University. Maria is committed to learning and providing the best knowledge and options for mental health treatment to fit each individual. Maria is an expert in leveraging her diverse skills when developing powerful custom therapy sessions for each client's unique mental health needs, she can assist you in receiving care by approaching any concern from a variety of perspectives.




Anorexia nervosa

General Expertise




Anorexia nervosa

Domestic violence

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Coping Skills

In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP




First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Existential Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy


  • Michigan, Licensed Professional Counselor, 6401014396


Masters of Counseling, Oakland University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI

Frequently Asked Questions About Maria Barretta, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Maria Barretta, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Maria Barretta accepting new clients?

Yes, Maria Barretta is accepting new clients for online therapy in Michigan and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Royal Oak, 302 South Main St Suite 202, Royal Oak, MI, 48067.

Does Maria Barretta accept insurance?

Yes, Maria Barretta accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Maria Barretta offer?

Maria Barretta offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Maria Barretta offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Maria Barretta offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Royal Oak, 302 South Main St Suite 202, Royal Oak, MI, 48067.

Does Maria Barretta offer online therapy?

Yes, Maria Barretta offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Michigan.

How quickly can I see Maria Barretta?

Maria Barretta typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Maria Barretta speak?

Maria Barretta conducts therapy sessions in English and Russian.

Can I book an appointment with Maria Barretta online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Maria Barretta online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.