Maya M. Deskins, Ph.D.
Dr. Maya Deskins is a Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Colombia. In a career spanning over 20 years she has focused on practicing an empathetic, yet direct approach where her clients feel hears and understood. Dr. Deskins works to allow client to allow clients to stay in the moment, process the emotion and work through the event. By taking time to create a trusting relationship; it is her hope that clients feel safe to be vulnerable to face and overcome their fears.
For over the last ten years, Dr. Deskins has worked at various military hospitals, and recently overseas as the embedded clinical psychologist with Special Operation Command in the Pacific region. Upon return to the states, she returned to private practice to continue to utilize her skills assisting adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and couples rediscover their inner strength and become the person they yearn to become.
In addition to therapy, Dr. Deskins conducts full psychological evaluations to clarify diagnoses, assess for various personality traits, identify challenging behaviors, including ADHD and assist with treatment planning. Due to COVID protocols, specific aptitude and intelligence batteries will not be administered. However, if you have specific questions, please email us.
- National Register of Health Service Provider of Psychology