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Mary Eberlein, LMSW
she/her/hers

Supervised by Joan Long, LCSW-S

Welcome to therapy! Beginning therapy can feel intimidating – congratulations on taking this step! You are starting a journey of self-exploration and healing toward the change you want to see in your life. I’m excited to support your journey! 

Are you feeling stuck, depressed, or that your life doesn’t align with your values? You may know exactly what’s holding you back, or you may be wrestling with painful feelings and are unsure why. Perhaps you’ve experienced a loss or are anticipating a significant loss and need support navigating grief and this new reality that you didn’t want. My mission as your therapist is to be your partner in identifying and addressing your concerns. 

My role is to support you in overcoming challenges, past trauma, and uncomfortable emotions and moving toward the life you want. My passion is creating a safe, non-judgmental space where you feel heard and validated and in which you are empowered to explore opportunities for acceptance and growth. You will find me to be warm, calm, and genuine. I approach our work from a psychodynamic and attachment perspective and also draw from modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, and  Motivational Interviewing (MI). I am here to support you with grief and loss, caregiving struggles, depression, anxiety, disordered eating, illness and loss of functioning, life transitions, effects of oppression, suicidal ideation, family of origin issues, and relationship challenges. 

A bit about me… I grew up on the U.S. Gulf Coast (you’ll hear this in my accent!) and had a previous career teaching computing at the college level (made possible by my graduate degrees in math and computer science). My passion for connecting with and supporting people, an essential part of my teaching career, led me back to school to pursue a path in counseling, receiving a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining Therapy Austin, I worked as an inpatient therapist as well as a hospice social worker, where I had the privilege of supporting patients with a terminal diagnosis and their families. On a more personal note, I am a married mother of two amazing young adults. Some of my favorite things are cuddly dogs, mystery novels, Austin’s walking trails, and time with my family and friends. 

Please contact me if you would like to schedule a 15-minute consultation to determine whether we’re a good fit.

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MORE ABOUT Mary

Rates

Starts at $110/hr*

*Actual rates subject to
counsellor openings

Area of Expertise

Authentic, Affirming, and Empathetic 

Disordered Eating, Life Transitions, Grief and Loss, Depression 

Older Adolescents, College Students, Adults of all Ages, Couples


Specializations

Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

Highland
North
Offsite

Works With

Academic Pressure
Anger Management
Anxiety & Stress
Career Transitions
Caregiver Fatigue
Chronic Illness
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Death & Dying
Depression/Low Mood
Development Trauma
Gender Identity
Grief & Loss
Identity Development/Exploration
Imposter Syndrome
Inner Critic/Negative Self Talk
Interrupted Sleep/Insomnia
Issues Related to Oppression
Issues with Parents
Life Transitions
Loneliness/Isolation
Low Self-Esteem
Parenting
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Pregnancy/Postpartum
Problem Thoughts
Problems at School
Problems at Work
Relationship Issues
Relationship to Food/Body
Relationship to Social Media
Substance Use
Trauma
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors

Techniques & Experience

ACT - Values Based Therapy
Anxiety alleviation experience
Career counseling
CBT oriented
Familiar with substance abuse
HAES/Intuitive eating
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Mindfulness modalities
Practices from an anti-racist lens
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Trauma-focused

Qualities

Active sense of humor
Anxiety alleviation experience
Calm & slow-paced
Decades of life experience
Enjoys working with first-time therapy clients
Enjoys working with midlife adults
Enjoys working with older adults
Enjoys working with young adults
Experienced in raising children
Friendly & direct
Identity Affirming
Motherly
Nonjudgmental
Patient
Professional experience other than counseling
Social Media Savvy
Warm & caring

ADDITIONAL INFO

Clinical Supervision

Joan Long, LCSW-S

601 West 18th Street 

Austin, TX 78701

512/337-4549

Contact Mary

512-201-4501 ext 368

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