Marisa Zarczynski's clientele has ranged from hospitalized pediatric and adult inpatient psychiatric unit work to pediatric oncology and hematology outpatient care as well as the NICU and PICU units. Her work has also included therapy conducted in the home and with outpatient non-profit clinics.
Marisa's therapy approaches are flexible to the needs of her clients. She utilizes art therapy, psychotherapy and motivational interviewing, always with client-centered and trauma informed care in mind. Marisa Zarczynski obtained her Bachelors in Sociology from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY and her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy & Creativity Development from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY with a published Masters Thesis. Marisa has both art related and art therapy academic publications.
Currently due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all Marisa's sessions will be held remotely. Her availability is Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 4:00PM Eastern Time. However, she is very flexible to work with clients outside these times and days of the week on a case-by-case basis.
Artists' mental health - Understanding of highly creative minds; goal setting related to the artistic and creative process; support finding meaningful balance in one’s life
Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 8 years
The Door: A Center for New Alternatives, Work Readiness Instructor, 2019 - 2020
Pratt Institute, Masters in Creative Arts Therapy & Creativity Development, 2013
St. Lawrence University, Bachelors in Sociology, 2006
New York: P01491