Mary McGuire-Bruland, LMSW

Welcome, I’m so glad you stopped by! I’m Mary McGuire-Bruland and I’m a therapist who provides teen counseling in Tucson and counseling for women. I can help you process life circumstances, pursue healthy relationships, learn coping skills, change faulty thinking patterns, and heal from emotional wounds. I offer in person teen counseling and counseling for women, offering a safe and judgment-free space to explore life, relationships, career, identity, thoughts, and emotions. I provide Christian counseling to anyone specifically seeking to work with a licensed psychotherapist who is also a mature believer. 

What's Going On?

  • Are you worried about your teen and looking for a counselor you can trust to partner with?
  • Maybe you’re a woman seeking mental health counseling?
  • Do you have anxiety or depression?
  • Would you like to heal from painful childhood wounds?
  • Could you benefit from learning practical coping skills?
  • Are you grieving and need to process your loss and explore painful emotions?
  • Do you struggle to have a solid sense of identity?
  • Perhaps you’re stuck and can’t figure out how to take the next step in life, your career, or a relationship.
  • Are you weary of the dating scene and how it’s impacting your self-esteem & sense of hope?
  • Is trauma limiting you from living the life you want to live?
  • Do you want your faith woven into therapy? 

Hello. I'm Mary.

I’m Mary McGuire-Bruland, LMSW a licensed counselor offering teen counseling and counseling for women in Tucson, AZ. You’ll find my style to be gentle and compassionate, joyful and encouraging. I approach counseling with the belief that all clients should be treated with dignity, respect, and nonjudgment. I love the process of getting to know clients, learning their story, and partnering with them to achieve their counseling goals. 

Credentials & Education

LMSW-16851 (Licensed Master Social Worker)

I am currently under the clinical supervision of Rachel Lohrman, LPC and Shari Kirschner, LCSW as I work towards independent licensure as an LCSW.  

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (MSW) Arizona State University, 2012
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) Swarthmore College, 2001


I provide in person teen counseling in Tucson and counseling for women. Christian counseling is something I love to provide when it aligns with your beliefs and preferences.  My style is to blend a variety of counseling modalities based on your personality and the goals you want to work towards. I strive to provide quality counseling and evidenced-based techniques that have been proven to help get you unstuck!

Therapeutic Approach & Counseling Models

Genuine + Empathetic
Gentle + Compassionate
Authentic + Relational

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Model Therapy (TMT)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Christian Counseling (if requested)

Focus Areas

Healthy Boundaries
Coping Skills
Spiritual Wounding

Negative Self-Talk
Low Self-Esteem
Relationship Issues
Parenting Issues
Career Burnout
…and more!

Counseling For Women

Ladies, I understand the unique challenges and stresses in your daily lives and I’m here to support you every step of the way. I offer a judgment-free counseling space to help you expand your personal growth, work on your relationships, learn healthy boundaries, and kick anxiety and depression to the curb. Whether you’re navigating relationships, work-life balance, or personal identity, I can help you gain clarity, build resilience, and find joy. 

Therapy provides a safe and supportive space to explore mental health issues, develop coping strategies, cultivate personal growth, gain self-awareness, improve communication, and discover new perspectives. By prioritizing your mental health, you can enhance your overall well-being and live a more fulfilling life. Whether you need to balance work and life overcome challenges, or simply need a boost of inspiration, I’d be honored if you’d allow me to equip you with powerful tools to help you navigate life and love. Together, we’ll unleash your full potential and take control of your life narrative! 

Teen Counseling Tucson

Navigating the challenges of adolescence can be daunting, but therapy offers a supportive space to explore and overcome them. Through open dialogue and evidence-based techniques, teens can develop coping strategies, build self-awareness, and gain a deeper understanding of their emotions. Whether struggling with anxiety, depression, or simply the complexities of growing up, therapy provides a confidential environment to address personal concerns without judgment. By empowering teens to take an active role in their mental health, I can help cultivate the resilience and self-acceptance needed to thrive. The journey may not always be easy, but with the guidance of a trusted professional, teens can emerge stronger, more confident, and better equipped to handle the ups and downs of this transformative stage of life.

Christian Counseling

Christian counseling provides a unique approach to personal growth and healing. Rooted in Biblical principles, it integrates faith, psychology, and compassionate guidance to help individuals navigate life’s challenges. Through this holistic process, clients explore their relationship with God, uncover deep-seated issues, and develop strategies for positive change using evidenced-based counseling interventions. Whether struggling with relationships, mental health, or spiritual concerns, Christian counseling offers a safe, judgment-free space to find hope, purpose, and lasting transformation. Guided by a licensed professional who shares a Christian worldview, this specialized form of therapy empowers individuals to align their lives with God’s plan, fostering greater peace, joy, and fulfillment. Note: Christian counseling must be requested by clients. As a licensed professional, I do not impose my beliefs on clients. I welcome clients from all faith backgrounds and provide quality counseling regardless of faith. 

Schedule, Location, and Fees

I offer in person teen counseling and counseling for women at Joshua Tree Counseling in Tucson, AZ with afternoon and early evening appointments available. 

Schedule & Location

Monday-Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm

Joshua Tree Counseling
7522 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85741
[email protected]
(520) 308-4999 call/text
(520) 844-8139 fax


Private Pay Fee: $100/hr*

I accept all major credit cards, HSA cards, and cash for payment. I do not accept insurance. Superbills are provided which you can submit to your insurance as part of your out-of-network benefits.

*counseling hr is 55 minutes

Good Faith Estimate

Under a law passed in January 2022 called the No Surprises Act, health care providers must provide clients who don’t have insurance or who do not plan on using insurance an estimate of the bill for requested services. If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your most recent Good Faith Estimate (GFE), you can dispute the bill. At Joshua Tree Counseling, GFEs are provided to your through the secure client portal. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit or call 1-800-985-3059.


Reach Out!

If you’re ready to book an appointment, please select an appointment here. If you send me a message, the practice manager at Joshua Tree Counseling, Kelly, will reach out to you about your request or pass along your message.