Marisa A. Parrella, LICSW, LCSW-C, MSW

Title: Director of School Based Mental Health

Education: Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan and a Post Graduate Fellowship in Clinical Social Work at the Yale University Child Study Center 

Language(s): English, Spanish 

Marisa Parrella joined Mary's Center in February 2014 and specializes in Children's Psychotherapy, Clinical Supervision and Program Management. Ms. Parrella is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in (D.C.) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Maryland). She was born in Boston to immigrant parents from Italy. Ms. Parrella enjoys running, hiking, cooking, reading and travel and believes that deep breathing helps to maintain good mental health. Ms. Parrella says: "Caring for your mental health is as important as caring for your physical health. Mary's Center services strive to improve overall wellness of individuals, families, and communities."