Dr. Larissa A. Maley is a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating complex trauma, grief and loss, substance use disorders, PTSD, and depression. She also works with adults, adolescents, and families with a range of other issues, as well as couples experiencing relationship difficulties.
Dr. Maley is trained in multiple cognitive behavioral interventions and interpersonal techniques. She is a nationally certified provider of both Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy, as well as a provider of Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (IPT-D), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for anxiety, depression, PTSD and substance abuse.
Her approach to therapy is client-centered, with a focus on providing personalized, collaborative, and effective treatments. She works to help clients achieve success by understanding and incorporating their world view, treatment goals, and personal preferences with the best evidence-based techniques available.
Dr. Maley grew up in central Texas, and completed her graduate work in New York City and New Jersey. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Seton Hall University. She completed specialized training in the treatment of trauma conditions at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida. She also completed postdoctoral training in the treatment of couples, law enforcement personnel, and individuals with both PTSD and substance abuse at the Raymond G. Murphy VA in Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Maley currently works as the Chief of Clinical Programming for the University of New Mexico Hospitals addictions and substance abuse programs (ASAP), and is the clinical director of the substance use treatment for adolescents & young adults in recovery program (STAR). In her role at UNMH she works with individuals, adolescents, and families. She also finds time to supervise students, teach psychotherapy, and develop and evaluate clinical programs to ensure that best practice standards are met.
Dr. Maley is currently accepting new clients. Her available hours are in the evenings between 5:30pm and 8:00pm, Monday through Friday.