Mari Pat McGuire, LCSW-C, TEP

 Courtney Stevenson, LCSW-C

Mari Pat McGuire is a social worker, certified psychodramatist and creative arts therapist with 30 years of experience in the field.  Mari Pat has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and has experience working with people of all ages and stages of life. She works with individuals couples, families and is a certified group therapist. Mari Pat strives to create a supportive therapeutic environment in which clients can feel safe and comfortable in sharing their concerns. Her goal is to help clients to re-emerge from worry or pain as a stronger and healthier person, experiencing harmony and balance in mind, body and spirit. Mari Pat believes that the creative arts therapies (Psychodrama, art, poetry, movement) can be a key to navigating a confusing or chaotic time in our lives. When appropriate, she uses the creative arts therapies to provide a bridge between our inner and outer worlds, and to help process and strengthen our feelings, perceptions, and insights about our relationships with self and others. “Where there is ruin, there is hope of treasure.” – Rumi  (a 13th century mystic poet)

Therapy Provided: Individual, Group, Families, Couples

Ages Seen: Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Seniors

Specializes In: Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Relational Conflict, Trauma Disorders, Parenting, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Gender Identity/LGBQTI, Women's Issues, Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodrama, Poetry Therapy


  • Bachelor's of Social Work, University of Maryland, 1987

  • Master's of Social Work, University of Maryland, 1988

  • Certified Practitioner and Trainer of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy (TEP)

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