Tabitha Maxfield , MSW, LGSW
Tabitha Maxfield is a Social Work Fellow at Hamm Clinic. Tabitha obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Metropolitan State University and her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of St. Thomas. Tabitha loves providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for people to explore themselves and heal. Her special interests include anxiety disorders, depression, interpersonal issues, trauma and PTSD, racial/cultural identity, schizophrenia, and psychotic disorders. She uses a variety of approaches, including psychodynamic theory, attachment, strengths, and empowerment perspectives. As an African American woman, Tabitha believes that it is important to acknowledge the complexities that come with developing your identity and how the environment you come from impacts how you choose to express that identity. Tabitha welcomes all bodies, religions, spiritualities and LGBTQIA+ folks to her practice.
Tabitha has experience with working with individuals with co-occurring chemical and mental health diagnoses. In addition to completing an internship as a psychotherapist with Hamm Clinic, Tabitha also interned with Hennepin County’s transitional age young adult team, where she worked with individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis and who were placed on a mental health civil commitment.