As a primary therapist at Hope & Grace, Maryssa demonstrates a strong passion for working with those struggling with addiction. She has worked in the substance abuse/addiction industry for several years, since graduating from Florida Atlantic University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Maryssa brings a new and fresh approach of connecting with her clients.

She believes it is important for clients to be empowered, build self-esteem and develop self confidence. She takes a strength-based, solution-focused approach with her clients, while providing a safe, empathetic space for them to work on their core problems and address unresolved issues. Maryssa’s knowledge, combined with her passion for helping others, allows her to instill the belief that anyone can reach success.