Valerie Maxwell Ph.D. Psychologist has practiced for over 20 years. Although she has a reputation for treating children she also treats adults for depression anxiety and family problems using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from a humanistic-spiritual orientation. Her center provides all kinds of counseling from biofeedback to EMDR for trauma. Hypnotherapy is available. She is the founder of the ADD Diagnosis and Treatment Center of Manhattan Beach, which is dedicated to providing alternative treatments for ADHD (healthy diet for brain function auditory/visual/sensory integration training). She also directs the Learning Gym for training intelligence and learning disabilities.
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  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of Southern California/Stanford
  • Year Graduated: 1984
  • License No. and State: PSY 9844 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $200
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • PacifiCare
  • United
  • ValueOptions
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  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • ADHD


  • Academic Underachievement
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2014
Valerie Maxwell, PhD, Psychologist in Manhattan Beach

Valerie Maxwell

Psychologist, PhD