Therapist Profile

Name:
Allison Davis Maxon, M.S.
Professional Title:
Location:
27001 La Paz Rd Ste 406B Mission Viejo, CA 92691-5523 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(949) 939-9016
License Number
LMFT31521
Practicing Since:
1992
Additional Licenses:
LMFT31521

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Specializing in attachment, trauma and the family system, my treatment of children, adolescents and adults reflects over 25 years of clinical experience in mental health, child welfare and residential treatment. I strive to create a warm, supportive therapeutic environment where you feel heard and understood. I believe the safety of the therapeutic relationship allows you to engage in meaningful exploration of the issues that are impacting your wellbeing. Therapy is a collaborative process and my role is to empower you to achieve your goals. I have experience helping clients with concerns related to parenting, grief/loss, infertility, adoption and trauma. Chronic exposure to traumatic events impacts every part of our being and in particular how we connect to one another in order to get our primary attachment needs met. In addition, I specialize in the treatment of children/youth who have suffered chronic exposure to trauma/neglect and often exhibit disabling behavioral patterns affecting attention, socialization, self-esteem, and affect modulation. Parenting children/youth with histories of complex trauma related to grief/loss, divorce, adoption, foster care, neglect and abuse can make parents feel overwhelmed or ineffective. Learning effective therapeutic parenting strategies to strengthen the primary attachment relationships within the family system is critical in order to empower parents to be the healing mechanism for their child. I utilize a clinical orientation of family systems attachment therapy to strengthen and improve the functioning of the entire family system. I can provide skype sessions for out of state clients.

About My Practice

Office Hours
flexible
Services
Individual, Couple and Family focused therapeutic services
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online

Education

Degrees
M.S., Counseling Marriage & Family Therapy, B.A. Psychology & Corrections

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Families
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Parenting
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Sand Tray Therapy
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Narrative
Satir
Systems
Certifications
Clinical member of ATTACh www.attach.org
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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