Mary Bruce-Owenby

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

We are all capable of growth. Through secure tele-therapy/online sessions, I aim to provide a space for self exploration and healing through the cultivation of insight, understanding, and compassion. Together, we look into the inner conflicts that are obstacles on the path to a more fulfilled life.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy

My Approach

Couples: I help couples move from pain and isolation to joy and connection. I have specific training and expertise working with couples--using the psychodynamic model combined with the hands-on approach of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to work collaboratively with you to de-escalate negative cycles, establish emotional safety, and begin the process of restructuring emotional patterns and rebuilding the bond so that you get back to enjoying and connecting. Individuals: Psychodynamic and Gestalt therapies are unique forms of psychotherapy that aim to provide a deep sense of relief from the pain that blocks the way to a fulfilled self and life. I am also informed by Buddhist psychology. Together, through explorations into your emotional life, thoughts, dreams, and memories, we understand and work through unsatisfying patterns toward a more robust sense of self and an expanded capacity for creativity, work, and love. Reduced fees available where there is financial difficulty.

My Background

I have a BA from Wellesley College, an MA in clinical psychology from Antioch University, and see a diverse range of younger and older adults. I have specialized training in couples work, anxiety, trauma, and eating struggles, and I also see many seeking a space to explore phase of life changes (college transitions to the outside world, aging, loss, caregiving for relatives, lack of support, questions around purpose and meaning). I welcome people from all communities. Insurance: I accept private pay for individual therapy and couples therapy. I have a sliding scale that slides to $100 (regular rate is $140).


At a Glance

  • Experience: 10 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Northwest
  • Rate: $100-140/session
  • Free Initial Consultation

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