Maxi Deese

Licensed Professional Counselor

Maxi Deese is not your average therapist! She’s a seasoned professional with 7 years of expertise, specializing in working with unique and diverse populations. Her journey in the field of mental health began with a Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ, in 2016. Maxi’s dedication to honing her skills led her to complete post-graduate training at the Volition Collective in Arlington, TX, where she developed a versatile set of competencies for working with individuals of all ages.

Maxi’s Bio

Specializing in Couples, Depression, Anxiety, and Self-Image

Maxi’s therapeutic focus encompasses a wide range of critical areas, including couples therapy, depression, anxiety, and self-image issues. She’s earned the nickname “the keep-it-real therapist” for a reason. Maxi’s approach is refreshingly candid, challenging her clients to be brutally honest with themselves to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Your Journey, Your Authentic Self: Maxi’s Approach

For Maxi, therapy is a collaborative journey where the client is encouraged to be open and authentic without judgment. She provides a safe space for self-expression and offers an objective perspective to guide clients toward self-discovery and personal growth.

Person-Centered and Solution-Focused Therapy

Maxi employs a unique blend of Person-Centered Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy when working with clients. This tailored approach ensures that her clients receive personalized care that aligns with their specific needs and goals.

Passionate about Your Wellbeing

Maxi Deese is deeply passionate about her clinical work. Her investment in the well-being of her patients is unwavering. When you choose Maxi as your therapist, you’re not just getting a counselor; you’re gaining a committed partner in your journey toward improved mental health.

If you’re seeking a therapist who will challenge you, support your authenticity, and guide you toward positive change, Maxi Deese is your trusted ally.

Take the first step towards a brighter future by scheduling an appointment with her today.


Anxiety encompass a range of mental health challenges characterized by excessive worry, fear, or unease. These feelings can be overwhelming and interfere with daily life. Seeking professional help, therapy, or self-help strategies are common approaches to manage and alleviate anxiety issues.

Couples therapy

Couples therapy is a specialized form of counseling designed to help couples resolve conflicts, improve communication, and strengthen their relationship. It provides a safe and supportive environment for partners to address issues and work toward healthier, more fulfilling relationships.


Depression is a prevalent mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in activities. It affects millions of individuals worldwide, impacting their emotional well-being, relationships, and overall quality of life.


Self-esteem issues are struggles with self-worth and self-perception, affecting confidence and overall well-being. Overcoming them involves self-reflection and support to build a positive self-image.

Therapist’s Approach


In our counseling sessions, you can expect unwavering honesty and transparency. I believe that a foundation of trust and candor is essential for progress. You’ll find a safe space where you can openly share your thoughts and feelings, knowing that I will provide straightforward feedback and insights. Together, we’ll confront difficult truths and explore the avenues for personal development.


I understand that your experiences and emotions are unique. I create an inclusive and non-judgmental environment where you can express yourself freely. My active listening and empathy ensure that your experiences are validated, enabling you to delve deep into your thoughts and feelings. This atmosphere of acceptance sets the stage for self-discovery and healing, as you embark on a transformative journey toward a healthier and more fulfilling life.


My counseling approach is solution-focused, designed to help you identify and implement practical solutions to your challenges. We concentrate on the present and the future, leaving behind the weight of the past. By identifying your strengths, setting clear goals, and creating a roadmap for change, you’ll quickly gain empowerment and experience tangible improvements in your mental and emotional well-being. Together, we will find the strategies and solutions that work best for you.

In choosing me as your counselor, you are taking the first step towards personal growth and a brighter future. With my commitment to honesty, openness, and solution-focused therapy, you can look forward to a transformative counseling experience that empowers you to overcome obstacles and embrace a more positive and fulfilling life.

To learn more about my approach, please take a moment to watch my video bio. It’s a great way to get a personal introduction to my work and learn how I can help you achieve your goals.

Schedule with Me

If you’re ready to take the first step towards wellness and have completed your free 10-minute consultation, I invite you to schedule your first or follow-up appointment with me today.

Schedule your consultation today to learn more and start your journey to a happier, healthier you.

Client Populations Served

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Young Adults (ages 18 – 30)
  • Adults (ages 31 – 64)

LPC Private Pay

  • $180 for intake/first-time session
  • $160 for follow-up sessions

Insurance and EAP Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna EAP
  • Cigna
  • Cigna EAP
  • United Healthcare
  • Optum EAP