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Maria Castellano-Hsia
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
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Maria Castellano-Hsia

Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
1305 Marsh St., Suite 105, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Let's Connect (805) 519-7590
Are you feeling like you are in a big life transition? Struggling with anxiety or depression?, Experiencing a big loss? Desiring to better communicate and connect with your loved ones? I provide a warm, safe, and non-judgmental space to explore and experience your inner life paying attention to what is essential. I practice from a depth somatic psychotherapy frame. I introduce psychodynamic and somatic method working directly in and through your body including mindfulness, breath work, conversation, imagination and humor. In my work exploration, promotes insight and awareness, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation
As each person is unique, my approach is process oriented and responsive to your own situation, needs, experience, background, and culture. During sessions, by engaging in an embodied process, it reveals to you how your body, nervous system, thoughts, dreams, memory, and imagination are interconnected and may be used for healing.
Therapy offers the opportunity to collaborate, reflect and clear your inner experience to unlock your strength and wisdom within. We can work together to relieve pain, explore your inner life and cultivate clarity, as well as the access to your fullest potential. It is an honor and a privilege to support you in the journey.
Call or Maria Castellano-Hsia now for a free 15 minute consultation - (805) 519-7590

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Sanarte Psychotherapy

1305 Marsh St.

Suite 105

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 519-7590
I specialize in Life Transitions, Anxiety and Stress 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (805) 519-7590

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Sanarte Psychotherapy

1305 Marsh St.

Suite 105

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 519-7590
I specialize in Life Transitions, Anxiety and Stress 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa, Zelle
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of California / 128324
  • In Practice for 8 Years
  • Certificate from Mindfulness and Psychotherapy 2023
  • Certificate from Somatic Psychotherapy 2020
  • Attended Pacifica Graduate Institute, Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology:Enphasis in MFT, Prof. Clin. Couseling & Depth Psychology, Graduated 2018
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Stress

Expertise

  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Cross Cultural Challenges, Expatriate
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Mood Disorders
  • mulitcultural-multiracial families
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Do these issues align with your needs? or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT

2 Endorsements

Thomas Steffora
Thomas Steffora
Marriage & Family TherapistMALMFT
Maria is a compassionate and resourceful presence for her clients. She is a trusted referral and respected colleague!
Ryan P. Crowley
Ryan P. Crowley
Marriage & Family TherapistMALMFT
Maria is a highly skilled and knowledgeable therapist. In addition to being very compassionate and approachable, she has a deep understanding of how cultural elements impact interpersonal relationships.

Client Focus

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

I also speak

Spanish

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

I also speak

Spanish

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT

Location

Primary Location

Sanarte Psychotherapy

1305 Marsh St.

Suite 105

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 519-7590
Call for a free consultation now - (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Call for a free consultation now - (805) 519-7590
Maria Castellano-Hsia
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2024