About Maureen Gomeringer, LCSW
Mary “Maureen” Gomeringer (she/her/hers) values compassion, wisdom, truth, and justice. She has dedicated her 20-year-long career to the premise that we must know what is possible and have capacity to do it before we can be free to choose. She works to reduce suffering by removing barriers to – and facilitating – equity, self-actualization, and pursuit of connection and joy.
Maureen holds a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy and Religion from Appalachian State University. She earned her MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. Maureen has maintained her NC license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2010 in and takes great pride in her guild’s commitment to the emotional, physical, and collective wellness of individuals and their communities. Her role as a social worker is woven into every aspect of her life.
Maureen is the cofounder of Resources, Education, and Advocacy to Counter Coercive Tactics (REACCT). She has worked with other members of MindPath’s leadership to develop a suicide prevention education presentation to address this public health concern. Maureen is a certified Parenting Matters educator and provider of Safely Ever After trainings for parents. She has completed training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, and is currently pursuing certifications in Somatic Experiencing and Dynamic Attachment Repatterning experience.
In 2015, Maureen joined MindPath Care Centers as a psychotherapist and has worked to serve both her clients and her colleagues in service leader roles ranging from Center Director to Associate Director of Psychotherapy Services. Along with Clinical Director of Psychotherapy, Louise Newton, Maureen has co-led weekly peer support and clinical staffing for our psychotherapy team and executive team called “Caring for Ourselves While we Care for Others.” The program was launched in March 2020 and has become a stalwart component of MindPath’s resiliency and self-care offerings.
In her personal life, Maureen enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, watching lectures and documentaries (and stand-up comedy) and experimenting with urban permaculture. She is privileged to live in a multigenerational household with her husband, son, and mother in Durham, NC.