Doreen Maxwell

Marriage and Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CHT
 therapist: Doreen Maxwell,
In-Person in Los Gatos, CA 95032
To focus your attention and explore your inner self is some of the bravest and most powerful work there is. Psychotherapy, with the simple processes of attention and compassion can lead to deep and lasting change. I work collaboratively with you and use Hakomi Method Psychotherapy, and other methods

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Children, Elder
Demographic Expertise: Black / African American, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Hispanic / Latino, Jewish, LDS/Mormon, LGBTQ+, Middle Eastern, Military / Veterans, Muslim, Native American, Persons with Disabilities, Women clients.

Treatment Approach

  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Developmental
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Experiential
  • Family Systems
  • Hakomi Method
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Sandplay
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
Approach Description: Through mindfulness and compassion, it is possible to uncover the ways in which we automatically react, think and feel. These patterns may not work anymore, but can be revised. The Hakomi Method is mindful, experiential, and cognitive behavioral.

Education & Credentials

Doreen Maxwell MA, MFT, CHT
  • Female
  • License # MFC41105
  • Licensed in CA
  • Practicing Since 1998
Education: I hold a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Certified in The Hakomi Method of Psychotherapy, Huma Transpersonal Bodywork, and Transpersonal Hypnotherapy. I am also an ordained Interfaith Minister.


  • Average Session Fee 120.00- 180.00
  • Accepts Insurance
  • I can provide you a Superbill to submit to your insurance for "Out of Network" therapy.

Doreen Maxwell Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Los Gatos, CA 95032
Doreen Maxwell Practice Description
See my website for a full description of my work. Also, please feel free to come in for a half hour free consult to find if you would like to enter therapy with me. Briefly, my MFT training brings an eclectic range of skills and tools. Additionally, I am trained and certified in Hakomi Body-Centered Psychotherapy, a mindfulness-based work. I love working with individuals, couples, and children, witnessing growth toward a stable, and centered state of mind, and more authentic relatedness with others. Under my supervision as MFT interns in my psychotherapy practice, are Janelle Klaas, MFTI, and Sophie Marchand, MFTI.

Practice Overview

800 Pollard Road
Available in-person
26 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Individual

Office Hours

8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Driving Directions

Serving Bay Area, incl: San Jose, Campbell, Los Gatos, and Santa Cruz. Close to HWYs 85, and 17. Near intersection of Winchester and Knowles. Knowles turns into Pollard, 800 Pollard Rd, Suite B-201, across from El Camino Hospital of Los Gatos.

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