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“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, only then I can change.”

  • Unknown



What is Psychotherapy?


Psychotherapy is a professional relationship between a therapist and a client that is based on therapeutic principles, structure and technique. It differs from other relationships in several ways.

While most psychotherapy hinges on communication between the therapist and the individual, it is much more than talking about your problems. While family or friends can help you feel better or even provide good advice for change, this is not psychotherapy. 

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about Maureen O’Brien

Maureen O’Brien has been serving the community since 1986 in both the public and private sectors. She has maintained a private practice for most of that time. A graduate of The College of St. Rose (BA) and the University at Albany, School of Social Welfare, she provides counseling and psychotherapy for adults. 

She is sensitive to the needs of the LGBTQ Community.

Maureen also is experienced in working with survivors of trauma, including PTSD, C-PTSD, and dissociative disorders.