Dr. Maya, MFT has experience as a Psychiatric Clinician in sub-acute settings, community mental health & as a Psychotherapist in private practice.
She provides supports to her clients from a holistic perspective. With an emphasis in mind body connection. And has extensive training in Neuro-experiential treatment models and other evidence based practices.
She became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist while working in Neuro-Rehabilitation and assisted in Neuroscience research with UCLA Neuroscientists, researching Exercise Post TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) measuring its impact on recovery. She also contributed to research to formulate Neuro-vitamins. Currently prescribed to TBI patients to aid in neuronal optimization.
Maya served as an assistant to a USC Neuroscientist, Former Professor & NIH Grant researcher in an experiential research project for a multi-disciplinary healthcare facility. Targeted at serving underserved communities with optimal healthcare. When the facility was on the verge of being shutdown. Maya collaborated with Watts Healthcare Administrators and community stakeholders in the acquisition of the 2.3 million dollar facility, in order to continue serving the Jefferson Park community in a culturally attuned way.
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Maya provided support to Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (PMRT) throughout various counties.
Dr. Maya believes people can achieve authentic happiness, greater creativity, and deeper intimacy in their relationships with themselves, and others.
(213) 337-7762 to book your first session.
No matter the circumstances, our brain and bodies have the ability to heal in the right environment. Dr. Maya helps her clients actualize that using Neuro-Healing and aspects of Somatic Therapeutic techniques. People report feeling better in a much shorter time frame that traditional therapy because, their brain and bodies natural ability to heal is activated in a focused way, on a neuronal level.
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“All couples have differences and disagreements. Studies show the amount of disagreements are not related to relationship happiness as much as how they are handled.” - P/E
In Couples Counseling: "I facilitate a safe, warm and accepting therapeutic space to facilitate healing in couple and family relationships, while collaboratively working toward their goals." In conjunction with detailed use of through assessment and modalities to assist clients in meeting their needs. She currently works with premarital, dating and married couples.
Maya was trained at the Gottman Institute (Level 2), and also serves as a Certified Facilitator Trainer for Therapists, Clergy and Aspiring Couples Counselors.
Targeted support areas for Couples:
- Strengthen Communication
- Explore strength and growth areas
- Identify and manage major stressors
- Resolve Conflict
- Help couples develop a more balanced relationship
- Understand personality differences and maximize teamwork
- Cohabitation Issues
- Cultural & Ethnic Differences
- Parenting Issues ( First Time Parents, Stepparents, Empty Nest)
- Problems from Previous Marriage
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In her spare time she enjoys spend time with family and friends. She is also very active in her community and works with various nonprofits organizations, as a testament of healing, serenity, and empowered life.
TEXT 'COACH' to (818) 650-1398