I am very excited to announce the release of my first book: Finding Hope in the Crisis: A Therapist's Perspective on Love, Loss, and Courage.  To visit my Amazon author page, click here.

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In the age of modern love, where people long to live authentically, many find themselves in a crisis of  lost love. Whether they are going through a divorce, dealing with infidelity, trying to manage a manipulative partner or find themselves alone again and starting over, there is an anchor of hope inside of them and creative solution to their crisis. Utilizing the age old art of storytelling, this book shows the reader through clinical case studies, historical stories, mythology and even sporting events, how psychotherapy can help them find their inner hope and courage, so they can take a U-turn off the road of Love's Labor's Lost and travel down the road of Love's Labor's Won.

 If you would like to learn more about this book, preview what's inside, or order it, click on the link below.


Wonderfully authentic. Maura Matarese has written a book that emphasizes the importance of the Socratic message with all the excitement of opening day at Fenway Park. If you read this book, you will feel the game of love, loss, and courage is definitely worth playing.
— James J. Lynch, PhD. Two Time New York Times Best Selling Author of: The Broken Heart: The Medical Consequences of Loneliness and A cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness.
A terrific book. Maura Matarese shows us how psychotherapy is not for the faint of heart, yet no matter what the crisis, there’s always Hope.
— Mark J. Albanese, MD, Author of: Understanding Addiction as Self Medication: Finding Hope Beneath the Pain

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." -Lao Tzo


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Maura Matarese, M.A. LMHC

Author, Speaker, Psychotherapist

With over fifteen years of clinical experience, I help people navigate the stormy seas of complicated relationships. Weather you are involved with a manipulative partner,  struggling in your marriage, dealing with infidelity, considering uncoupling, starting over, or grieving the loss of the one you love,  I can help you get to the heart of the matter so that you can heal and  make loving and authentic choices for yourself.

As human beings, we thrive when we feel connected to others.  For some, connection does not come easily and intimacy poses many challenges. I can help you understand why that might be and how to change it.  Whether you are struggling with a personal or professional relationship, I can help you turn whatever blocks and obstacles that you are experiencing  into grand opportunities for personal growth, wisdom, and a deeper sense of aliveness with both yourself and your partner.  It IS possible to have happy, healthy, fun, playful and passionate relationships in your life, it that is what your heart desires.

Though where you find yourself right now as you consider coming to therapy may not at all be where you thought you would be, you are where you are. With a willingness and openness to learn, heal and grow, the sky is the limit for you and I want to help you find that!

I very much look forward to working with you.


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