My Practice


About Monica

Monica Marterella,  M.S., LMFT-S, LPC-S graduated from Texas A&M University in 1992 and received her Masters in Family Therapy from Texas Woman's University in 2006. Monica is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Supervisor and a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. My experience enables me to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. I treat a number of mental health/behavioral issues and work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. 

I am an in-network provider with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, and MHN

I am also Telemental Health Certified and authorized to provide video sessions.


Treatment Focus

My goal is to help individuals heal, grow, and use their strengths to move forward in life. I achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan. I am experienced in working with families, couples, adults, and adolescents. Some specific areas of focus I am familiar with are adolescent issues, anxiety, depression, grief, medical/health concerns (as both a patient and caregiver), and relationship concerns. 


Treatment Goals

I support each client through their unique journey towards health and healing. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. 

I am an in-network provider with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, and MHN

I am also Telemental Health Certified and authorized to provide video sessions.


Individual Counseling

I provide Individual counseling for adolescents and adults. Individuals can openly express their thoughts and feelings in a safe environment. Together we can discuss you concerns about:


Body Image

Medical/Health Concerns 
Anxiety and Depression

Life Transitions 
Stress Management

Loss and Grief

Mental Health Concerns

Family Counseling

Family dynamics can often be challenging, whether you have a traditional or non-traditional family, I can help. Family counseling provides an opportunity for everyone to openly talk about their thoughts and feelings in a safe environment. Some common family ares of focus are:

Parent-child conflicts
Family communication problems
Defiant, angry, or isolated teens
Grief and issues of loss
Transitions after divorce or separation
(I Do Not Provide Forensic Services)


Couples counseling is beneficial to those interested in improving their relationships ~ even those not currently experiencing any major problems. I have experience with a diverse range of couples from various racial, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds. Couples can be married or dating. I assist couples with:
Financial disagreements
Trust issues
Premarital, Pre-commitment counseling 

Contact Monica

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I look forward to hearing from you!

Please contact me with questions or to make an appointment.

Or go directly to my Secure Patient Portal to Register and Request an Appointment

MKM Counseling Services, Inc.

8951 Synergy Dr., Suite 220, McKinney, TX 75070, US

(972) 895-8694

Appointment Times

Open today

10:00 am – 04:00 pm

You can also visit my Secure Patient Portal: