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Q Maxwell(We/she/her)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
New York

In-network with

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield New York (formerly Empire), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Cigna, Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

Anxiety, LGBTQIA+, Trauma, and Women's Issues

Great to meet you!

Q. Maxwell (We/she/her) is a licensed mental health counselor with experience since 2016. Her healing approach incorporates a range of techniques, all viewed through a trauma-focused lens. Q is committed to breaking down barriers that limit access to high-quality mental health care. She recognizes that healing is a collaborative effort that thrives on competent and non-judgmental care, firmly believing that an atmosphere of authentic compassion is the key to sustained wellness.

A bit about my approach to therapy

Over the last decade, I have learned many therapeutic and wellness techniques and will formulate a treatment plan for you. Each client is unique and I integrate my skills to best fit your needs. I use a strengths-based approach to help you uncover your inner-directed healer and strengths. We will explore past experiences, present barriers, and future plans.

What you can expect from our first session

I'm grounded in principles of cultural competence, social justice, and empowerment. Clients will gain an understanding of how systems have impacted their mental health. I have a conversational style, without being too familiar and aim to keep an open mind.

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Insurance carriers Q accepts

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield New York (formerly Empire)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

More about Q

Master's in Forensic Mental Health Counseling at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
License type: LMHC (New York)
Gender: Non-binary
Ethnicity: Black or African descent
Languages: English
Works with: Adults
More specialties: PTSD, Stress, Depression, Relationship Issues, Sleep disorder, Family Issues, and Grief, Loss
Modalities: Trauma Focused, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Positive Psychology, Strength-Based, Humanistic, Attachment-based, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Interpersonal, Acceptance & Commitment (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Behavior Modification, and Play