About Maria

Maria StellaMaria Stella is a registered clinical counsellor, educator, and researcher. In her private clinical practice she focuses on issues related to loss, trauma and transition.

Maria offers individual counselling and clinical supervision, and has specialized training and certification in Somatic Transformation, grief and loss, and mindfulness-based practices.

In addition to her private practice, Maria works as Professor and Associate Director, Master of Education School Counselling program and Clinical Internship Supervisor for Master of Counselling program at City University. She is also a teacher and a meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition.

Her research interests include emotional regulation, somatic psychology, contemplative practices in health and education, and applications of mindfulness.


Email: maria@mariaostella.com
Voice mail: 250-514-2403

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