Mariana Ferrari-Elzaurdia, MA, MFT, is a psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in the North Shore of Kauai and in Lihue, Kauai.
With over 7 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Argosy University, specializing in helping individuals, couples and families adjust to life transitions, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, substance abuse, family conflict, parenting issues, and children and adolescents' behavioral and emotional needs.
In addition to being a relationship therapist, Mariana has extensive experience working with children in educational settings and helping families coordinate their children's services and learn how to be their best advocates. Mariana is an enthusiastic group therapist that enjoys the unique characteristics of groups as an alternative way of eliciting long lasting therapeutic changes.
Mariana Ferrari-Elzaurdia's therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client's individual needs. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
MA in Marriage and Family Therapy - Argosy University-Honolulu
License, Certifications & Awards
License in Marriage and Family Therapy (Hawaii-237)
Certificate in Substance Abuse and Addictions Studies - University of Hawaii-West Oahu
Professional Activities and Memberships
Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy