Maria Ballard, Counselor
Phone: (907) 522-7080
Fax: (907) 522-7088
1825 Academy Drive
Anchorage Ak, 99507
Maria first joined Cornerstone in the winter of 2016. She earned her Bachelors’ degree from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and her Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2015. She is currently under the supervision of Linda King LPC.
Maria currently counsels individual adults and adolescents. She specializes in depression, anxiety and traumatic stress. Maria has experience working with domestic violence, survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and grief and loss. Maria’s special interests include: Military and veterans, women’s issues, identity, LBGTQ, OCD, and mindfulness.
Maria has specialized training in Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Components Based Psychotherapy, Seeking Safety for the treatment of PTSD and substance use disorders, and advanced training in trauma and dissociative disorders.