Maxine Iida

Resident in Counseling

Therapy is a collaborative relationship focused on achieving your personal goals and improving your life overall. Maxine believes that you have the strength, resilience, and ability to improve your life, and she works to support this growth by offering skills and tools to aid you in your journey. She listens and works to understand what you value most, and it is YOUR values that inform the goals of therapy.

Maxine is a Resident in Counseling actively pursuing her Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensure. She is passionate about working with folks struggling with their relationships with food and their bodies. She has experience offering individual counseling to teens and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, disordered eating, and family or relationship issues. Her experience also includes leading group therapy for teens and starting a women’s psychoeducational group to focus on self-esteem, body image, and health.

Maxine works from a holistic perspective, and practices with compassion and empathy. The safe and nurturing environment she fosters will help you in the process of healing and create a space to practice new skills. Maxine utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques and values work as she tailors therapy to your needs and goals.

Maxine graduated with her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University, and she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Liberty University. As part of a military family, she understands the demands of family, life, and work can be hard to navigate, and she works with clients to create both internal and external resources to assist in the more difficult times. You are your own best guide, and these tools and resources will assist you in reaching your goals and living your best life.

Maxine Iida is a Resident in Counseling and is working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia. She works under the supervision of Reland Finch, LPC. In the event that clients have any questions or concerns about Maxine’s work, her supervisor can be contacted at or by phone at (540) 845-6940.