Maureen is a Psychotherapist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of Indiana. She has a B.S. degree in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s in Psychotherapy and Faith from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. She has a private practice and is also an affiliate provider for Community Health Network EAP. In addition, she is an Approved Clinical Supervisor for practicum students training to be therapists in the Clinical Mental Health Counselor program at Christian Theological Seminary.
She has always been an active member of her church denomination Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) through serving on local, regional and national boards and committees. Some of these included:Trustee, Christian Theological Seminary Board member, Disciples Peace Fellowship Chair, Search Committee, Downey Avenue Christian Church Voting Delegate, Regional Assembly, General Assembly Board member, Central Christian Church Anti-Racism Transformational Team, Central Christian Church
Maureen has also served on the Board of Electors and Board of Directors of Enfoque Ixcan; whose mission is to ensure that the people of the Ixcan region of Guatemala have access to vision and eye health care and eye health education.
In 2009 she created and developed a Mental Wellness Program and served as the Coordinator/Therapist at Exodus Refugee Immigration, Inc. in Indianapolis. Exodus is a refugee resettlement agency that provides services to refugee newcomers from the point of arrival to self-sufficiency. As a therapist in private practice, she has worked with refugees from a variety of different countries who have experienced trauma and violence and have had to flee their countries of origin. She has worked with transracial adoptees (TRA’s) who have experienced and continue to suffer from trauma, loss and identity issues due to their unique experiences growing up in the United States. As a TRA herself who emigrated to the U.S. from Hong Kong as a baby; she is able to draw from her own personal experience and integrate it into her clinical work.