Last updated: 2/3/2020

Maria Shine Stewart, MA, LPC (216) 543-4891
Last Updated: 2/3/2020
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Licensed Professional Counselor, Writer, Writing Coach

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

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
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:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Sat1:00pm – 5:00pm
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
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


Years of Experience: 8

OH - LPC [C.1200349]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $70
Couples: $125
Group: $30
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

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


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Caregivers College Students
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Unemployed
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 Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Feminist Gottman Method Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Narrative Therapy 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
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)