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MAYA ANDERSON

Co-Founder, Secretary, Licensed Educational Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I am passionate about supporting clients who are struggling and need a supportive space to commit to better understanding themselves and what they want to make of this journey. I have extensive experience in working with anxiety, depression, communication issues and anger. 

My background began working with schools and parents as a special education teacher for students on the autism spectrum. I later decided to follow my interests in evaluation by becoming a school psychologist and licensed educational psychologist.  I found that the therapeutic connections I made through assessment to be particularly rewarding and made the decision to pursue an additional license in the field of therapy. 


My background in education lends itself to working with children and adolescents as well as adults. I have had the privilege of working with families in schools and feel my experience in this capacity has prepared me for understanding the unique situations facing families with challenging issues.  

Together, we can work to amplify this desire for change into a pattern of growth that positively impacts your relationship with yourself and your loved ones. I can't wait to meet you!

 
 
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"What makes night within us may leave stars."

― Victor Hugo

 

License & Credentials

  • Licensed Educational Psychologist #3720 

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #128387

  • CA Pupil Personnel Services Credential

  • ABA Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis

 

Services Offered

  • Individual and Group Counseling

  • Supervision

  • Consultation

  • Coaching

  • Psychoeducational Evaluations

  • Educationally Related Mental Health Services

 

Client Focus

  • Adults, adolescents, preteens

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Queer Allied

  • Racial Justice Allied

  • Neurodiversity Allied

 

Current Availabilities & Locations

  • Contact me for scheduling. My current availability is Wednesdays through Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.

  • Office locations: Virtual and Santa Clara County

 

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian

  • Compassion Focused

  • Eclectic

  • Humanistic

  • Interpersonal

  • Person-Centered

  • Positive Psychology

  • Solution Focused 

  • Strength-Based

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Santa Clara County Association of School Psychologists, SCCASP

  • California Association of School Psychologists, CASP

  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT

  • Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CAMFT, SCVC-CAMFT

 

Personal Affiliations

  • Volunteer with Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, CASA

 

Special Projects

  • Cadre member of the California Autism Professional Training and Information Network

 

Personal Interests and Hobbies

  • Listening to true crime podcasts, participating in my book club, having dinner with friends, walking my dogs, and spending time with my family while watching the great british baking show.

 
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CHICO FINN

Pawsitivity Ambassador 
Napper in Therapy Sessions

Hello! Hola! I am a 4 year old puppy who knows a thing or two about the obstacles of life. I am originally from Tijuana and was adopted by my forever family in 2018. Through lots of consistent love and treats I am now thriving! You can count on me to keep you company when hard conversations happen. I’m looking forward to meeting you!