Macias Consulting & Counseling
Enjoy! It’s your life!

What lies behind us
And what lies before us
Are tiny matters
Compared to what lies within us.
...Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dr. Macias is trained in solution focused, short-term therapy as well as psychodynamic therapy.   She will recommend the best approach to address your symptoms and or concerns.

As a bicultural, bilingual woman, she is aware that cultural values shape our thinking, guide decision-making and provide structure for our worldview. If you were raised in more than one culture or are in a relationship with someone from a different culture, you may have particular challenges.

Dr. Macias believes that just by living in this society, we may all become vulnerable to high levels of stress. Psychotherapy can assist in reducing symptoms and obtain skills to manage stress more effectively.

Dr. Macias practices consultation, referral and collaboration with other professionals as per clients’ needs and consent.

Areas of Focus for Adults and Children Areas of Focus for Adults Areas of Focus for Children

Life Coaching
We will form a collaborative working relationship to set goals, develop a plan and implement it. You set the pace. Dr. Macias holds you accountable, challenges negative self-defeating beliefs and behaviours, and supports you. Example target areas include career planning, stress management, relationship enrichment, dating and parenting.

Executive Coachingexecutive coaching
Executives encounter many challenges in corporations and agencies. The collaborative relationship with a coach can focus on leadership skills, communication, goal setting, team-building and greater productivity. Coaching also offers a sounding board for strategic decision-making.

Tax Deductible. In the USA, all expenses of continuing education undertaken to maintain and improve business and professional skills are tax deductible. Keep your receipt. (Treas. Reg. 1-162-5). Please contact your tax consultant for further information.

Forensic Mental Health Evaluations for Immigration Cases

Dr. Macias understands the complexity of immigration cases and works diligently with all involved parties to obtain the necessary details. She will complete a comprehensive report that presents mental and/or physical health concerns clearly and succinctly. Please be aware that these evaluations are completed from an unbiased point of view with no guarantee that the report will benefit your immigration case. However, many lawyers have found that the evaluations are important, necessary and do support their case.

Dr. Macias will meet with the client, his/her spouse, children and extended family members who can provide relevant information. Evaluation services are available for the following types of cases: Clients and/or attorneys may contact Dr. Macias to determine if the services offered can assist with your case. Services are in English or Spanish. Dr. Macias will also evaluate speakers of other languages through translators.