Maria has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples. Her expertise lies in the treatment of abuse, adjustment disorders, child behavior problems, depression, family crisis, grief and loss, life transitions, substance abuse and trauma.Her goals are to help clients achieve their highest potential, develop healthy coping skills, and live the life that they aspire to. She also offers the DCF- Approved Florida Education and Family Stabilization Course, which is designed to educate, train, and assist divorcing parents in regards to the impact of divorce on children. You can sign up for the course here: www.floridadivorcing.com
As a practicing professional, Maria continues to look to many resources to keep developing her skills and perfect how she practices within a broad spectrum of areas. Mrs. Scotto believes that developing a trusting therapeutic relationship is essential to the success of therapy. She offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy in a safe environment to help clients improve the quality of their lives and level of functioning.
Graduate: Maria obtained her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, graduating with Honors.
Undergraduate: Maria completed her undergraduate work in New York and earned an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from SUNY at Stony Brook University, graduating with Honors.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor for MHC Interns