Mary Coombs, LCSW
Mary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over fifteen years of experience in mental health services. She enjoys helping individuals work through questions of identity and fulfillment. When not engaged in therapy, Mary maintains a social media platform as the Anti-Grooming Guardian. She also writes novels and children’s books aimed at enhancing cultural conversations regarding prevention of abuse and healing from trauma. She is trained in DBT, Expressive Art Therapy, Seeking Safety, MI, Client Centered-Therapy, Crisis Interventions, TF-CBT, and MBB. She has also received training in ACT, Attachment Therapy for Complex Trauma, Object Relations, and Collaborative Counseling.
A firm believer in the healing power of animals, music, movement, art, and nature, Mary incorporates all of the above in her practice. She specializes in supporting individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, eating disorders, complex trauma (PTSD, attachment trauma, physical and sexual abuse, neglect, immigration and relocation trauma, oppression and social exclusion,) and questions of gender and sexuality. She is passionate about social issues, describing herself as gender fluid and an LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist. She is also an active ally for underserved populations—often engaging in volunteering and community development.