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  • Mackenzie Maynard, B.A.

    Mackenzie Maynard is a clinical psychology doctoral extern at California Counseling Clinics, working towards her Ph.D. at Fielding Graduate University. She utilizes evidence-based treatments and takes a patient-centered approach. With training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mackenzie is skilled in addressing a wide range of challenges faced by adolescents, adults, and older adults. She also embraces a Humanistic-Existential theoretical orientation, further enhancing her therapeutic practice. Mackenzie’s goal is to empower her clients through a holistic, multicultural, trauma-informed lens, allowing them to chart their own path toward reaching their highest potential. She places great emphasis on collaborating with clients, employing evidence-based interventions, and fostering a supportive therapeutic environment. In addition, Mackenzie holds experience working specifically with people on the Autism Spectrum.  Mackenzie is excited to be a part of the clinical team at California Counseling Clinics, where she can apply her evidence-based expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of her patients.


    • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University- In Progress
    • BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara


    • Extern, California Counseling Clinics
    • Paraprofessional Educator, Franklin Children’s Center
    • Direct Support Professional, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

    Areas of Interest: 

    Mackenzie’s interests span substance use, depressive relapse, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), relationship dynamics, grief, as well as mindfulness-based and expressive arts interventions.

    Common Presenting Issues I Treat: 

    Autism, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma and PTSD

    Types of Therapy: 

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Mindfulness-Based Therapy (MBCT)
    • Humanistic Therapy
    • ABA Interventions

    Age Ranges:

    Adolescents/Teenagers (14-19), Adults, Older Adults (65+)