Allison Maxwell, MSW

Assistant Professor, Social Work and Social Ecology

Contact Information

Phone 909-558-9134
Fax 909-379-7594

Behavioral Health Institute, Office 2414
1686 Barton Rd., Redlands, CA  92373

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD student at Institute for Clinical Social Work, 2014-present
  • Master of Social Work - Loma Linda University, 2008
  • Certificate, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, 2011

Areas of Specialization

  • Psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapy
  • Long term work
  • Personality disorders
  • Dysthymia/depression
  • Anxiety
  • Working with adults and older adults
  • Individual psychotherapy

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California), #29027
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Member
  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW), Member

Recent Publications and Presentations


  • Institute for Clinical Social Work. "Analyzing qualitative data utilizing a case study method." 2016.
  • Institute for Clinical Social Work. "Case Presentation of Freud’s "Dora" patient, utilizing Fairbairnian (Object Relations) Theory." 2015.
  • Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds. "The role of social work in the medical setting." 2015.
  • Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry, Child Clinic. "Therapy with Children and Kleinian Theory." 2015.

Community Engagement

  • Supervisor to non-licensed MSWs (2014-present)
  • Program development at the Behavioral Health Institute (outpatient support groups including Depression and Anxiety Group) (2014-present)
  • Sister Sister Animal Rescue, President and Co-founder (2013-present)