Maria Valentine

Mental Health Therapist


Maria received her Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling from Concordia University Wisconsin. She has a temporary license as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Iowa. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, addiction, group therapy, couples counseling, relationship concerns, and other life experiences. Maria believes that each person has their own story that has shaped what they are currently experiencing. Through her work, she strives to foster a safe space where clients can tell their story, gain insight into how that has impacted them, and create a new reality that is more fulfilling. She utilizes various eclectic therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy and person-centered therapy. Maria has worked with both adolescents and adults, and is eager to begin working with younger children as well. Maria enjoys spending leisure time with her husband and children, the family dog, her horse and she also enjoys weaving chair seats with rattan cane.


  • Couples
  • Families
  • Individuals


  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Pregnancy/Childbirth
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Meet Maria Valentine


Cedar Rapids
Insurance Accepted
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

A Safe Place

I offer a safe place for you to unpack the burdens you have been carrying. I offer a non-judgmental and caring presence.

Everyone Has a Story

Everyone has a story in life. No one person has walked in another's shoes. By offering a place that you can come and share your story, I will do my best to offer you some useful tools you might use to be more confident as you continue down the trail of your life.