Maria  Owens

Maria Owens


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Social Work, MSW Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New Jersey, Florida Accepting Online
Updated February 6, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • ADHD
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Bipolar disorder

Professional statement

Maria is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 18 years of experience in mental health. She received a BA from The College of NJ in 2005 and her MSW from Rutgers University in 2011. She worked in community mental health and served clients living with traumatic brain injuries, chronic illnesses, substance use disorders, and disabilities. Her work as a medical and hospice social worker included palliative care training, as well as counseling with individuals, groups, and families of all ages. Maria has been providing psychotherapy for individuals experiencing various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, work and school stress, relationship problems, adjustment issues, grief, trauma, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and personality disorders.

Maria works with clients to identify and build upon strengths and resilience to enhance quality of life. She is very compassionate, empathetic, non-judgmental, supportive, and open minded. She will provide a safe space to discuss any issue at all. Some techniques utilized include CBT, DBT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and trauma-informed care.


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

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $225 (55min)
  • Initial session: $200 (42min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 13 years

Rivia Mind, Therapist , LCSW, 2024 - Present

PESI, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, 2022
PESI, Energy Psychology, 2022
PESI, Putting Polyvagal Theory into Practice, 2022
PESI, Mastering Anxiety with Simple, Evidence-Based Techniques, 2021
Rutgers University, Master of Social Work, 2011
The College of New Jersey, Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology, 2005


New Jersey: 44SC06276400

Florida: TPSW3614