Maja Zovko, M.A., LMSW, Vermont Rostered Psychotherapist
Paul Foxman, Ph.D., Clinical Supervisor
Qualifications and Experience of Maja Zovko, M.A., LMSW
Suffolk Community College, Selden, NY, 09/2004-01/2006,Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens College, Queens, NY, 01/2008-09/2015, Bachelor of Arts, Clinical Psychology
Teachers College at Columbia University, New York, NY, 06/2016-5/2020, Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology
Spirit, Mind and Body Institute, Teachers College, Columbia University, graduated from programs: Mindfulness in Business, Spiritual Healing Arts, and Schools with Spirit, 6/2016-8/2017
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York , NY, 01/2019-05/2020, Master of Science in Social Work (MSW), Advanced Clinical Practice, Mental Health and Disabilities
TF-CBT; Certificate of Completion from Medical University of South Carolina, On Line Training
The Fundamentals of Providing Services to Torture Survivors; Certificate of Completion, 10 courses provided by the Center for Victims of Torture, On Line Training
CUSSW Skills Based Motivational Interview Lab Certification, Columbia School of Social Work, under guidance and teachings of Dr. Allen Zweben, 2/11/2019-8/7/2019
Child Abuse Reporting Education (CARE); Certificate of Completion, On Line Training
Spiritual and Family Constellation Therapy Certification, New York, NY, under guidance and teachings of Ron Young, 10/11/2019-3/29/2021
500RYT Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher, 5/10/2016-6/30/2016, Rishikesh, India
Experience in the Practice of Psychotherapy:
PS 11, NY, NY, 01/2017-06/2017 SEL and Mindfulness Educator
Leading mindfulness-based ESL classes to K5 mixed classroom to children and teachers, teaching gentle yoga and mindful body movement under mentorship and supervision of CASLE and Linda Lantieri.
Weill Cornell Midtown Treatment Center for Addiction, NY, NY, 01/2017-01/2019, Mindfulness Educator
Co-leading supervised group therapy sessions with 20 persons with substance abuse disorder, educating clients on how to use mindfulness as an emotion regulation coping skill
Kula for Karma, NY, NY, 10/2014-07/2018 Yoga Teacher Volunteer
Providing trauma informed yoga therapy in various settings, depending on agency needs.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellevue Hospital, NY, 12/2013-1 1/2014 Yoga Therapist
Providing trauma informed yoga therapy to various groups including inmates, youth and elders for 16 hours a week
Scope of Practice:
I am experienced in group and one-on-one counseling. I use a strengths-based approach that incorporates compassionate listening, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, mindfulness, yoga, guided meditations and visualizations, family constellations, spirituality, and innovative strategies as needed to support my clients.
Client and/or Legal Guardian's Disclosure Confirmation
My signature acknowledges that I have been given the professional qualifications and experience of Maja Zovko, M.A., LMSW, who is practicing under the clinical supervision of Paul Foxman, Ph.D. Information containing unprofessional conduct for this profession is posted in the common area of our offices, along with information on making a consumer inquiry, or filing a complaint with the Vermont State Office of Professional Regulation. This information is also available through the Vermont Secretary of State’s offices, National Life Building, FL2, Montpelier, Vermont, 05620-3402. That office may also be reached by telephone (802) 828-1505, or through their website, www.vtprofessionals.org.