Posts by Maria Statkus

Maria Statkus

Maria Statkus

Maria has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adler University. Maria is enthusiastic about working with different populations, including children, adolescents, and families. Maria has experience utilizing non-directive play therapy and her approach is client-centered based, while integrating client strengths within the process.


Next Exit: Self-care

Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized October 26, 2019

When was the last time you’ve done something nice for yourself? For many, finding time for ourselves seems like a…

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Wired: Social Media and Adolescents

Chicago IL, Chicago IL Counselor, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, Mental Wellness, Parents, Teens, Uncategorized April 3, 2019

“It’s time to go! Grab your stuff” calls mom from the kitchen. A muffled “Okay, just a minute” comes from…

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The Power of Nondirective Play Therapy

Anxiety, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Parents, Play Therapy, Uncategorized October 16, 2018

The world of therapy for children is a rapidly advancing and continuously improving field with innovative models for working with…

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