Maura Matarese, M.A., LMHC
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My “HOPE” for you boils down to three simple things.

I want to help you:

I’m a psychotherapist, author and speaker, dedicated to helping people heal from betrayal trauma and heartbreak, so they can in turn create authentic, meaningful, and emotionally connected relationships in their lives.

Whether we work together in therapy, coaching or through my book and online courses, workshops, videos, articles and talks, you have an inner resource INSIDE of you, which I call HOPE (see more on that below) and I want to help you find it.


Because I believe the world becomes a better place when people have the tools they need to always do their personal best, and always follow their hearts!

  1. Find your inner hope

It’s a term I use to describe your calm, curious, compassionate inner state, which will anchor you through the many ups and and downs in life and help you heal from the inside out.

2. Understand & heal your attachment style


Curious about what that is? See the free chapter download below from my new book: Finding Hope in the Crisis: A Therapist’s Perspective on Love, Loss, and Courage to learn more about what exactly that is and what exactly that entails. It’s the key to having happy healthy relationships.

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3. make authentic choices

If you are living other people’s realities and not following your heart, then you aren’t really living now, are you?

I want to help you free yourself so you can be yourself.

And when you do that, you will be living the life you were meant to live.

If this sounds like something you both want and need in your life, then click the link below and get in touch!

New book has hit the shelves.

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Not only can you survive heartbreak and betrayal…

You can thrive in your life because of it!

You Can heal your heartbreak and learn how to thrive in your life after it!

I wrote this book to help people heal from the shattering pain of heartbreak. Whether that pain resulted from a breakup or divorce, affair, co-dependency or abuse, this book shares clinical case studies, historical stories, mythology and even sports iconography to teach people about their attachment style, which I call your “relationship map”, and how that map often leads people down the road of “Love’s Labor’s lost”. The good news is,  you can heal your attachment style, and rewrite your relationship map to help you take a U-turn onto the road of Love’s Labor’s won!

Are you ready to change direction in your life and find the love you deserve?

If so, preview and oder the book below

January 2019

Inspired and inspiring.

Thoughtful and thought provoking!

-The Midwest Book Report / Read Full review



Coming this fall

Finding Hope Self Help & Personal Development Online Self- Help Courses

No matter what crisis you may be in, or what pain you may be experiencing, you can heal your heart and reinvent yourself. These courses are designed to give you the tools you need to empower yourself to change your life.


Stay tuned.