Marissa Quint, MA, tLMFT works with individuals ages four and up, couples and families. She was a 2020 recipient of Iowa Association for Play Therapy’s Rookie of the Year Award.
UNDERSTANDING AND EXPERIENCED
Marissa has firsthand experience with anxiety, depression, and domestic violence. Having witnessed these things within her family, she knows the effect it has on relationships. She understands what it’s like to feel anxious or to lack confidence. Because of this, she relates to those who stress about making decisions. Additionally, Marissa understands the importance of having support. A supportive network can help an individual get through challenges. This can be friends, family, significant others, or professionals. Not only do therapists listen, but they help build skills that allow a person to manage their symptoms. This is helpful in the moment and long-term.
LOVES SEEING POSITIVE CHANGE
Building a relationships is a large part of the therapy process. She loves seeing people grow as individuals and make changes in their life. Watching as their confidence increases is just one way that her job is rewarding. Overall, the therapy process is well worth it. For example, watching people find peace with themselves and their relationships.
She has found that a good balance of communication is helpful in relationships. For instance, she takes time to quietly listen. She never wants to interrupt or assume where they are going with their thought. Instead, she allows them to process their thoughts at their own pace.
CREATES CARING RELATIONSHIPS
She cares about people and how they feel. Therefore, she makes an effort to create a space where others will feel comfortable and space. Not only does this help to strengthen the relationship, but it’s compassionate. She makes a point to always be kind, empathetic, and non-judgmental. As a result, people feel loved and comfortable. In addition, Marissa likes to add a little humor in session. This creates lightness and allows her personality to show. It also helps to build trust between her and the individual.
If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with Marissa Quint, MA, tLMFT, give our Marion location a call.