Maria Michelakis Cintrón, MA, LMHC


Maria Michelakis Cintrón is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Hartford in 2007 and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from American International College in 2010.

Maria has been in the mental health field for over ten years. She has experience in working with elders, emergency services, and severe and chronic mental illness in earlier years.

Most recently, Maria spent time developing and leading the mental health program for a weight management hospital program and continues to see clients seeking help and counseling for various bariatric surgeries.

Specialties and passion include working with couples, young adults, new parents, post partum women, and adolescents.

Maria enjoys working with people from various backgrounds to help provide guidance and relief from emotional distress. She emphasizes a holistic approach and believes in looking at the total person, mind, body, and soul.

Clinical Focus

  • Couples
  • Marriage and Family Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum
  • Binge Eating Issues
  • Weight Loss Surgery Evaluations and Counseling
  • New Parents
  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Depression

Demographics Focus

  • Adolescents 12-17
  • Adults 18+
  • Couples Therapy
  • Seniors/Elders

Treatments Offered

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Holistic Approach
  • Christian Based Counseling


  • SYMBIS Facilitator
  • Gottman Level 1

Additional Services

  • Teletherapy Available


  • English
  • Greek


  • West Springfield

Insurances Accepted

  • Beacon Managed Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (MA and CT)
  • BMC HealthNet
  • ConnectiCare
  • Fallon
  • GIC
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health New England Commercial
  • Health New England Be Healthy
  • MBHP
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health
  • Tufts
  • United Health Care/United
  • Behavioral Health