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Dr. Maria Fakhouri is a postdoctoral fellow based in Chicago. As a woman born and raised in the Middle East, Maria is passionate about serving women from all walks of life, and supporting immigrants in their acculturation process. Maria's approach to therapy is light and warm, with special attention to cultural identity. The emphasis is placed on building a strong and safe relationship, so that healing and transformation can take place.
Dr. Maria is a graduate from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Throughout her training, she gained experience working with a wide range of individuals, with varying presenting concerns. Maria enjoys supporting individuals in their relational issues, and works to empower people so that they feel supported and strong enough to live a life that is aligned their own values. In addition, she is passionate about helping folks navigate identity development, cope with grief and loss, and manage stress.
Dr. Maria offers sessions in person, and via Zoom. Please contact Dr. Maria directly for information regarding availability.
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
Center Focused Therapy, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2023 - Present
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, 2023
Supervisor: Nicholas Calingaert (Psy. D 071009983)