Max Roberts is a Clinical Psychology Intern, providing evaluation and therapy services for adults at Freedom First Psychological Services.
Max received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Studio Art from the University of Vermont, and his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art Therapy from Lesley University. Max then entered the PhD program in Clinical Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently in advanced standing as a doctoral candidate. Max is an active student-researcher, investigating mindfulness, addictive behaviors, and anxiety-related disorders.
Throughout his training, Max has helped clients navigate a wide range of life challenges, including anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, addictive behaviors, smoking cessation, depression, PTSD, adult effects of childhood sexual abuse, psychological impacts of cancer and its treatment, and grief and loss.
Max also has extensive training in the evidence-based practices of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). In his clinical work, Max works collaboratively with clients to clarify what matters most to them in their life, identify what’s getting in the way of living the life they want, and learn and practice new ways of navigating those barriers to increase meaningful action and reduce suffering.