Maxine B. Cohen, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


Maxine has been in private practice for over 20 years, working with the difficulties in living that we all encounter at times. She uses a variety of approaches based on a solid grounding in Gestalt Theory but more importantly, she knows that tailoring her approach to fit the uniqueness of each person is the best way to create a good outcome.

Maxine has extensive experience dealing with:

          Difficult life changes

          Couples, improving their relationship

          Biological and blended families

          Parent/child relationships

          Separation and divorce



          Grief and loss



          Mid-life transitions

Over the course of her career, Maxine has written over 200 columns for The Light (local edition of Orange County Register), Daily Pilot (local edition of Los Angeles Times) and Orange Coast Magazine. She co-hosted a radio program on KUCI and was an associate professor at Arizona State University (ASU).

Relationship therapy for individuals, couples, and