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Dr. Mara Tesler Stein


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Mara Tesler Stein, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist based in Chicago, IL who has been in private practice for more than 20 years. She specializes in grief and trauma, the emotional aspects of medical crisis, especially around pregnancy & parenting, and providing developmentally supportive, relationship-based care to families. She presents internationally on these issues and consults to health care providers and hospitals, guiding their efforts to improve the level of psychological support and care to families during and subsequent to medical crisis. She is an EMDRIA Certified Therapist and Approved Consultant, and is an affiliate faculty member in training with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness. Mara is also certified in Emotion-Focused Couples and Family Therapy and is a Gottman Institute Certified Relationship Therapist. She is the co-author of Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey (Fulcrum, 2004) and Intensive Parenting: Surviving the Journey through the NICU (Fulcrum, 2013). More information can be found at docmara.com

Listen to her interview on The Trauma Therapist Podcast

Consultation Schedule and Info

Consultant Specialties: grief/loss; couples: Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT); all issues surrounding perinatal and birth trauma (parent/child)

Offers consultation in the Chicago, IL area. Contact directly for appointments.

Rates: $150/hour for individual consulting ($100.00/hour for ICM trainees; other fee adjustments possible if paying for multiple sessions)

Categories: Affiliate Faculty, EMDR Consultants, EMDRIA Approved, Faculty