Marlie is a licensed social worker specializing in individual psychotherapy, and has worked with children through early intervention, school social work, ABA therapy, and dance teacher over the past 10 years. Additionally, she has worked with the adult and elderly population in a rehabilitation center and adult day care program. While studying dance and owning a traveling workshop business for young performers, Marlie received her BS in Child and Family Studies from SUNY Oneonta and MS in Social Work from Binghamton University.
Marlie offers a warm and patient energy while supporting a deeper awareness of the mind-body relationship. While integrating CBT, DBT, and play therapy in her therapeutic approach, Marlie also encourages breathing and movement exercises to help calm the nervous system. She believes understanding how your physical body is responding to emotional distress can offer a lasting improvement on your quality of life. While working with children, Marlie allows freedom to creative expression through imaginative play and mindful conversations with the mind and body. Supporting appreciation for the natural world and tools to live a more grounded life is something Marlie welcomes to her space.
Marlie enjoys listening to music, drawing, playing with animals, dancing, laughing and spending time with nature, family and friends.