Mary Devorak (she/they) joined the clinical staff at Sentier in July, 2022. Mary enjoys working with adolescents and their families as well as young adults in therapy. They are also passionate about leading group therapy and finding ways to connect with clients through their love of gaming. They are also a master gamer.
Sentier: How did you decide to become a therapist?
Mary: After seeing so many of my neurodivergent family and friends have negative experiences with therapy, I decided to become a therapist who celebrates and affirms each person’s identity.
S: Who do you love working with, and what excites you about working with your chosen populations?
M: I love working with neurodivergent people and nerds! It’s so rewarding to see them open up and embrace the parts of them that make them unique.
S: How would you spend a free day?
M: I would play some kind of game – usually a video game or table top role playing game with my family and friends.
S: You’re getting takeout. What’s your meal of choice?
S: What is your favorite method of self care?
M: Playing games and spending time with my cats are my favorite methods of self care.
S: What are your professional goals for the next year?
M: I plan to finish certification in brainspotting, so that I have a body-based tool to help work through trauma. I’m also excited to get multiple therapeutic gaming groups started at Sentier.
To schedule an individual or family therapy Meet & Greet or group intake with Mary, contact our Client Care Coordinator: [email protected]
Blog written by Sentier therapist, Mary Devorak, M.S., LMFT