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Therapist in Pasadena, California Maria Ruelas, Therapist

License: LCSW

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-26

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Therapist in Pasadena, California Maria Ruelas, LCSW

Maria Ruelas, LCSW

I am a Bilingual (Spanish speaking) Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes working with children, young adults, and families. I earned my master’s degree from USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and my doctorate degree at USC Rossier School of Education. I am a highly motivated and passionate individual who is committed to providing excellent clinical interventions and outreach services regarding mental health and wellness to any of my clients. I am self-aware and culturally competent as I have had the opportunity to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. I have served diverse/eclectic groups of individuals and families ranging from different hardships and issues that have hindered their daily functioning. I provide treatment to individuals with social and emotional concerns such as, social skills, anxiety, aggression, depression, self-esteem, gender identity, impulsivity, hyperactivity, complex traumas and much more. I use a wide range of evidence-based practices and modalities that are specific to the needs of my clients and provide a safe space to process and understand their feelings and emotions. My wish is to provide my clients with a great therapeutic experience!


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alignment Healthcare
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Magellan
  • MediNcrease
  • MHN
  • MultiPlan-PHCS
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • English
  • Spanish



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