Maria Ballard, LPC

(She, Her)

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

Education & Experience

Private Practice -2018- Present MS Clinical Psychology 2015, CBT for Insomnia, CISF Group Crisis Intervention, ICISF Individual Crisis Intervention, EMD Working with Grief Hypnosis Level I, Ritual Abuse and Mind Control EMDR Recent Traumatic Episode Individual and Group., Integrating Neurobiology and EMDR Ritual Abuse is Alive and Well in Alaska Level I & II Complex Trauma and Dissociation, Seeking Safety: Substance Use and PTSD Therapy, Alaskan Advanced Trauma Training Institute by J. Spinazzola, The Body Keeps the Score Training by Bessel van der Kolk eEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy Lvl 1 & 2, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Integrated Suicide Prevention, Suicide Gatekeeper Training

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Team Rubicon - West Branch and Pacific Northwest Wellness Lead Anchorage Fire Department Peer Support consultant

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • HCSC
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth
  • WellPoint

Va Medical/ TriWest