Mae received her bachelor of professional studies at Metropolitan College of New York and later went on to complete her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at Capella University. She has worked with many populations throughout her career including adults, adolescents, and children with severe mental health disorders; homeless populations; and prison populations. Mae has 29 years of experience working at various non-profit organizations and the prison systems in the State of New York. Her therapeutic approaches are a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), client-centered therapy, mentalization therapy, psychoanalytic and psychodynamic therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), marriage and family therapy, and solution-focused therapy. Mae has served as an educator/facilitator for programs located in prisons, psychiatric facilities, residential settings, and PHP/IOP programs. In Mae`s spare time she loves spending time with family and friends.