Iolanda Marucci is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience in child, adolescent, adult and family psychotherapy. She was also a Certified School Social Worker for the City of Waterbury. Iolanda founded Tides of Mind Counseling in 2014.
Iolanda specializes in the assessment and treatment of child and adult Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Learning Disabilities and behavioral difficulties. She has extensive experience working with young adults that present with significant high risk behaviors including depression, anxiety, self-injurious behavior, substance abuse and trauma. Iolanda provides individual, family and couples counseling services as well as parental support by utilizing a strengths-based method to treatment. She incorporates mindfulness/meditation, aromatherapy, art therapy and music therapy into her work.
Iolanda engages families of diverse cultural backgrounds and is skilled in crisis intervention, educational law, special education services and positive behavioral intervention support. She has extensive experience developing educational programs and empowering parents to advocate for the educational needs of their children. She has developed a positive working relationship with many community based providers and is recognized for her compassionate and direct approach with children, teens and adults.
Iolanda holds a membership with the National Association of Social Workers and the School Social Work Association of America.