Maria Merrill, LPC Associate, NCC

Supervised by Ayesha Lakhani, LPC-S

Maria works with artists, writers, women at midlife, people in grief, young professionals, beginner yogis, cat owners, couples feeling challenged by coupledom, people on a mission, people who are stuck, and driven dreamers who defy easy categories. Maria offers solution-focused strength-based guidance for each individual’s journey, informed and inspired by her work as a writer, artist, yoga instructor, facilitator, and art educator. Maria is an author of 3 books and the founder of Yoga Ananda Yoga Studio (2004-2014). She has an MFA from Texas Christian University and an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of St. Thomas.