Last updated: 10/1/2019

Maria Shine Stewart, MA, LPC (216) 543-4891
Last Updated: 10/1/2019
Licensed Professional Counselor, Writer, Writing Coach
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Years of Experience: 8

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


OH - LPC [C.1200349]

Credentials and Certifications:

Office and Contact Information
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Shine Brighter Writing and Counseling LLC
25201 Chagrin Blvd. # 390
Signature Square I, Nexis Wellness
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 543-4891

Contact: Maria Shine Stewart

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun: By appointment
Not accepting new clients as of 10/1/2019

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Aging Career/Employment Concerns Education/Personal Development Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Depression Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Family Issues Men's Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychosomatic Sleep Disorders Trauma/PTSD
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Humanistic Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Prevention Psycho-Educational
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Art Therapy Contemplative Crisis Intervention Education Consultation Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Feminist Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Nutrition Counseling Parent Guidance Play Therapy Social Support Transactional Analysis (TA) Transpersonal Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Group Online Therapy
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Caregivers College Students Military/Veterans
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Disabled Gifted Interracial Families/Couples Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish
Hindu Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Armenian Asian Hispanic Indian Native American Russian
Professional Associations
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $75
Couples: $125
Group: $50
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families