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Maria Crossman, MSW, LICSW
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Ms. Crossman graduated from The University of New Hampshire, Durham with a BA in Psychology and a minor in German. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in Clinical Social Work. Ms. Crossman completed an internship at the Chatham County, NC, Division of Social Services in the Child Protection Division as well as an internship at the V.A. Medical Center located in Fayetteville, NC. She served in a variety of roles at the V.A., including in the outpatient, inpatient, and substance abuse units. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is licensed as an Independent Clinical Social Worker by the NH Board of Mental Health Practice as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board.

Prior to joining the Counseling Center of Nashua, Ms. Crossman managed her own practice providing outpatient therapy in North Carolina to military spouses and their families as well as civilian children, teens, and adults. Ms. Crossman has also worked in enhanced mental health services providing In-Home Therapy to children and their families who were at risk for out of home placement.

Maria's therapeutic style uses a holistic approach that aims to provide a non-judgmental environment for clients to share the difficulties they are facing with compassion. She draws from multiple modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Techniques. Other skills from DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Supportive and Solution Focused therapy are also integrated into treatment.

Maria has worked with diverse populations that are multicultural, multiethnic, and that span many generations. Maria has a special interest in helping Veterans, adolescents, and families. Additional areas of clinical interest include: mindfulness, depression, anxiety, life transitions, interpersonal difficulties, parent/child relationships, co-parenting, assertiveness, grief and loss, LGBTQ+ and gender identity support, Bipolar Disorder management, and domestic violence support.

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