Macias Consulting & Counseling
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If you built castles in the air, your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.  Now put the foundations under them. ...Henry David Thoreau

About Macias Consulting & Counseling

Dr. Macias began her journey into the field of mental health 25 years ago. She is as passionate today as she was then about the power of the human spirit. Over the years, she has assisted individuals, families and couples from diverse backgrounds to heal painful personal histories, embrace present challenges and maintain emotionally balanced lives. She is proud to have been a witness to many success stories, clients who reached greater self-understanding and intimacy in relationships. Dr. Macias utilizes evidenced-based strategies from the field of psychology, social work and mindfulness. Her clinical expertise has been quoted in various media sources, including,, globalpost, ehow, and Woman's Day. In addition, she has conducted seminars and workshops for colleges and businesses. She is Latina, bilingual and bicultural.

Dr. Macias is licensed to practice clinical social work in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.


Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology- Derner Institute at Adelphi University, NY
MSW in Clinical Social Work- New York University
BA. Mount Holyoke College, MA.


Behavior Therapy Training Institute-International OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) Association, MA.
Human Right Clinic at Health Rights International, NY
Prepare and Enrich Program for premarital/married/committed couples
Approved supervisor- Maryland Social Work Board of Examiners.
AIP- American Institute of Psychoanalysis of the Karen Horney Psychoanalytic-Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Certificate.