Francesca Maximé

AB, SEP, CMT-P

Francesca Maximé, AB, SEP, CMT-P in Brooklyn
(347) 417-5951 Website

Francesca Maximé

AB, SEP, CMT-P


Location

Maximé Clarity & Mindful Brooklyn
808 Union Street
Suite 3A, Office #6
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(347) 417-5951

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Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute
50 Fulton Street
Office #5
New York, New York 10038
(212) 285-0043

Who are you, really? Could your beliefs about yourself be real, but not true? Might it be that there's nothing wrong with you? And that perhaps you could learn to live with more self-compassion, freedom and joy? It all starts with arriving in the present moment: a shift in perspective can open a whole new world to wellbeing. I believe that within us, we each have a part of us, deep down, who is quite wise, who we can access to help guide us through our journey. Dr. Peter Levine of Somatic Experiencing says, "trauma is a fact of life but it doesn't have to be a life sentence." I know this to be true from my own personal experience. And I also know trauma doesn't have to be what people call "big T" trauma - an accident, assault, or natural disaster - it can also be developmental: that our needs as a child weren't met in the way we would have liked & needed to feel safe, secure & soothed. But we can learn to "titrate" or dip our toe into the water, slowly & gently, through a trusted holding space, to address some of these very young, wounded, overwhelmed, &/or angry & frustrated parts so they can be transformed & healed - & so they no longer get so easily triggered in your daily life.

We can co-create this space w/ the use of mindfulness meditation, through noticing what's happening in the body through Somatic Experiencing &/or creative writing exercises in memoir/poetry. I'm a certified meditation teacher, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (in training) & poet/writer. I aim to deeply listen, support & create a trusted holding space to explore a full range of experience & empower & educate you w/ information about how the nervous system & neuroscience of the brain works, so you begin to understand you aren't just the "stories" about yourself that you may believe to be true.

Many of us live in the past or the future. We ruminate & regret, or we have anxiety & worry about what may happen next in life. By learning how to regulate your own nervous system & by understanding what external "triggers" affect you - you can learn to tolerate life's ups & downs in a new way, with fresh eyes, embodied presence, & an open, empowered & courageous heart. We can discuss what you would most like to address in a free phone consult. I can work with you in person in Brooklyn, and/or via Skype/Zoom at a time suitable to your schedule. I would love to join you on your healing journey.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • School: Harvard University, A.B.
  • Year Graduated: 1994

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $275 - $475
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
I do not participate w/ insurance companies at this time, in or out of network. In lieu of that, for select clients I offer a sliding scale.
Email me or call (347) 417-5951 with questions.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Harvard University / A.B., English Literature
  • 1994
  • Certificate: Somatic Experience Trauma Institute / N/A
  • Certificate Date: 2017
  • Certificate: Journey Meditation / Teacher Training
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Francesca Maximé's Groups

Oct 2 2019: Mindful Brooklyn Women's Support Group

Starting Oct 2, 2019! 8 Wednesdays 7-8:30pm Oct. 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4 & 11. NYC living can be a challenge. Sometimes finding your tribe, circle of trusted friends & nourishing 'caring committee' who's got your back can be tough. Add to that, we're in the #MeToo, #TimesUp, Tinder & porn era: much of it may leave us shaking our heads. Yet there's a way back to sanity & healing. W/ a mindful lens we can cultivate appropriate boundaries, explore where we're stuck & support one another in joyful connection, healing & celebrating our unique gifts.

More about this group

Location

Maximé Clarity & Mindful Brooklyn
808 Union Street
Suite 3A, Office #6
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(347) 417-5951

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute
50 Fulton Street
Office #5
New York, New York 10038
(212) 285-0043
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
Issues
  • Can address personal/systemic issues of oppression
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Inclusive of all races & gender/sexuality spectrum
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Transgender
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Native American
I also speak: I'm a life/wellbeing coach, mindfulness meditation and teacher, & Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
Faith: Buddhist
Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Expressive Arts
  • Expressive Writing (poetry & creative expression)
  • Feminist
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness, Meditation & Somatic Experiencing
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019
Francesca Maximé, AB, SEP, CMT-P in Brooklyn

Francesca Maximé

AB, SEP, CMT-P