Maria Hansen-Quine

Maria Hansen-Quine LASW, MSW, CSC

Maria is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked with kids from hard places for the past 22 years, currently working as a School Counselor in a beautiful inner city community in Phoenix Arizona. Maria has worked in three different states and six different schools. Maria is a sought after trauma and diversity trainer. In 2008 Maria became a TBRI trained practitioner through the Dr. Karyn Purvis Institute, and in 2022 she received a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate through Cornell University. Maria also has a Masters in clinical Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Psychology from Trinity Western University. She has authored two children’s books: “Be Different & Be Kind, A Story About Diversity” & “Hope.” Maria calls herself a precious jewels mamma as she & her husband Sam (an adult adoptee) have 11 jewels, 9 adopted and 2 biological. Maria blogs at