Maria Lilagan, NCC, LPC, M.Ed., M.A.T., has been a counselor and an educator for more than thirty five years.
As a counselor, Maria has worked with battered women at a domestic violence shelter, designed and presented an award-winning anger management workshop series for children, given workshops on parenting, multicultural issues, and various counseling topics to professionals and clients.
As an educator, she has taught students (from preschool to graduate school) from different ethnic backgrounds in various educational settings across the United States, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
A recipient of a number of merit scholarships including two National Science Foundation grants, Maria has presented several workshops locally, nationally, and internationally to educators and business professionals.
Besides her private practice in counseling, she currently teaches in the Community Detention Program of the McLaughlin Youth Center. She is also a Blackbelt in Kung Fu San Soo.
Ms. Maria Lilagan was very knowledgeable and showed compassion to me during the counseling. Very professional and trustworthy that I know it was safe for me to open up with my issues. I would recommend her to my friends that have problems. More...
Her parenting advice and guidance has been invaluable!