Education & Certification
Palo Alto University (1994)
National Register Member Since
Maureen King, PhD
Dr. King is a Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist specializing in assessment, therapy, and consultation, and maintains a private practice in San Antonio, TX.
With over 15 years experience as a Clinical Psychologist, and having earned her Ph.D. at the University of Palo Alto/Stanford Consortium, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of patients. Among her areas of expertise are: Crisis Intervention, Anxiety and Depression, PTSD, Military Issues, LGBT (esp. Transgender), Couples’ Work, Transitional Youth (Age 18-25), Special Issues Affecting Creativity, Spiritual Concerns, and Bereavement (including Animal Companion Loss).
Dr. King also teaches part time at local universities in Psychology, Literature, and Writing Departments. Additionally, she is an Assistant Clinical Professor teaching Psychodiagnostics at UTHSC Medical School, and is active in Community Psychology (Crisis Intervention at The Center for Healthcare Services, and work with the Homeless and with Battered Women). Dr. King has held the position of Director of Clinical Training for the Dept. of Public Health/Mobile Crisis in San Francisco. She also volunteers with animals and advocates for better awareness of the Human-Animal Bond.
Dr. King has been trained analytically (particularly Object Relations) during her residency at the University of California SF, but has also respecialized in cognitive and interpersonal modalities that are interactive, solution-focused and evidence-based. She has taken additional coursework in the interaction between neurobiology and psychology in an effort to understand emotional dysregulation and regulation and how these relate to life problems. Dr. King also provides Assessment, based on extensive training in Neuropsychology, Personality, Cognitive/IQ, and Learning Disabilities.
Keywords that describe her way of working with patients: Compassion, Humility, Honesty (and, yes, expertise!)Learn more about me on my website: www.drkingtherapy.com
Areas of Expertise
- Crisis Intervention/Disaster Relief
- Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
- Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
- PTSD/Traumatic Response (e.g., combat stress, loss, injury, sexual assault)
- Individual Psychotherapy
- Adults (18-64 yrs.)
- Psychodynamic Treatment
- The National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Fee Information/Office Policy
- BlueCross BlueShield
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