Maryia Bokhan is a graduate counseling intern enrolled in the Advanced Certificate Program in Mental Health Counseling at Alfred University. She has completed all required coursework and is currently gaining internship experience under the supervision of a LCSW at CSP.
Maryia obtained her first masters degree (M.A.) in Applied Behavioral Psychology from St. Francis College. She is also a Professional Certified Coach accredited by the ICF, specializing in Emotional Intelligence assessment. Maryia further holds certificates in Trauma and Gestalt therapy.
Maryia provides individual therapy for adolescents and adults in English, Russian, and Italian. She specializes in treating stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, and PTSD. Her professional interests revolve around motivation, self-confidence, and life transitions. With a background of living and working in diverse cultural contexts, including Belarus, Qatar, Italy, and the US, she brings a multicultural perspective to her practice.
Maryia's therapy style emphasizes empathy and cooperation, with a strong focus on active listening, making sure clients feel understood and valued. She provides a safe, non-judgmental space for open exploration of personal issues. Her methods combine elements from CBT, DBT, and Gestalt Therapy, customized to each client's unique needs. Maryia aims to empower individuals by identifying their strengths, teaching coping skills, and guiding them toward positive life changes.