Maya received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ohio University and her master’s degree in social work with a focus in psychology/mental health from the University of Louisville. Maya is currently working towards her license through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. She has diverse clinical experiences in psychiatric inpatient, residential, outpatient settings, and correctional facilities. She has worked with adolescents and adults who have diverse, complex diagnoses.
Maya specializes in couple's and family counseling, self identity/growth, spirituality, trauma, depression, and anxiety. She is also trained in the field of drug and alcohol recovery and eating disorders. Maya’s goal is to help each individual reach his or her greatest potential and to encourage self-love/acceptance and balance. Maya believes in an approach to therapy that utilizes positive psychology. According to the Positive Psychology Institute, “Positive psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing, and an applied approach to optimal functioning. It has also been defined as the study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals…”.
She believes that every individual client has a unique path and purpose, and therefore tailors therapy to his or her needs and goals.