Learn about our upscale private practice: Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates, Inc.

Maryanne Colleran Bowe, MSW, LICSW

Maryanne Colleran Bowe, MSW, LICSW

Maryanne provides individual counseling for children of all ages, and family counseling. Her therapeutic approach utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused treatment. She comes to our private practice bringing 16 years of experience as a school guidance counselor, thereby offering a unique addition to the clientele she serves. Having first-hand experience both as a guidance counselor and as a mother of three in Elementary, Middle and High School, Maryanne understands on a professional and personal level what it takes to provide collaboration communication and coordination within the school genre. This is a special addition to our team, as often children struggling need someone to help them navigate the terrain in their everyday life. Making the shift from guidance counselor in the school setting to guiding youth providing counseling in private practice through her lens as a Psychotherapist, Maryanne is excited to have the opportunity to bring her unique skill set.

Maryanne’s reputation in the school setting as reported by her colleagues as stated by the youth she serves, is that she “has their back”. It is this mental health practitioner’s interest in bringing her style of professionalism and genuine care for the youth population to the clientele of this private practice. We welcome her to our team.

Maryanne’s Specialties Include:

  • School Issues (e.g., Academic Challenges, Social Issues)
  • Youth Challenges – Emotional/Behavioral
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Harm
  • Friendship Relationship Struggles
  • Family Relationship Dynamic
  • Decision Making
  • Bullying
  • Anger/Emotional Management
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Adoption
  • PTSD
  • Grief/Loss
  • College Transition
  • Parenting
  • Gender Identity Issues

Maryanne is an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker who brings her experience as a therapist in a residential treatment program early on in her career, and then as a school guidance counselor shifting into the private practice sector. Her genuine desire is to help children with their struggles, and the family.

Maryanne offers weekday afternoon and evening hours, as well as Saturday morning/early afternoon hours by appointment only at: Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates’ Chestnut Street Location:

26 East Chestnut Street (Side Door)
Sharon, MA 02067