LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2018 — The Maple Counseling Center (TMCC), a leading non-profit community mental health center that has provided treatment services to clients regardless of their ability to pay since 1972, today announced the appointment of Susanna De Mari, LMFT as its new Clinical and Program Director.
De Mari brings to the Center nearly two decades of non-profit experience, serving in various areas including community mental health, transitional age youth housing and supportive services, as well as child welfare.
“We are thrilled to have Susan aboard to help lead our clinical staff and the various treatment and training programs at the Center,” said Marcy Kaplan, CEO, Maple Counseling Center. “She brings to us a wealth of experience in the non-profit sector, and her work as a therapist dealing with many issues including trauma, addiction, relationships and communication, makes her an ideal fit for our organization.”
In addition to being responsible for program development, compliance, and TMCC’s intern training program, Susanna will oversee the Center’s response to local emergencies, working in collaboration with first responders and municipalities as applicable.
Prior to her appointment, De Mari served as the assistant director and clinical supervisor for United Friends of the Children, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that helps empower current and former foster youth. She also works a psychotherapist in private practice in Los Angeles.
About The Maple Counseling Center
Founded in 1972, The Maple Counseling Center (TMCC) is a private, nonprofit community mental health center that serves the greater Los Angeles area. The Center’s mission is to provide low cost comprehensive mental health services to adults, children, couples and families, and training for associates and trainees working toward licensure in the mental health field. The Center also collaborates with other community organizations to provide mental health services in underserved areas of Los Angeles County. Open six days a week, TMCC counselors treat a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, family and relationship conflicts, and grief and loss. For more information on TMCC, visit www.tmcc.org, follow on Twitter @MapleCounseling and like on Facebook at The Maple Counseling Center.