Michael Maxwell

Clinical Assistant Professor
Michael Maxwell

Counseling and Higher Education

Ph.D., 2009, Sam Houston State University
Welch Street Complex 2 - 106

Michael Maxwell earned his Ph.D. from Sam Houston State University, and his master's and bachelor degrees from Texas State University. Maxwell began his career in higher education in 2009, and he started his professional counseling experience in 1999, having worked previously with juvenile delinquent incarcerated youth, incarcerated adults, psychiatric head injured patients, as an elementary school counselor, as a secondary school counselor and as a private practice clinician.

Dr. Maxwell has had 11 articles and book chapters published in professional counseling journals and textbooks and has presented at 22 national, state and local conferences over the span of his professional career. His research interests, publications and presentations have included the following areas: Multiple Heritage Population; Adolescent Development; School Counselor Advocacy, Training, and Interventions; Multicultural Counseling Appreciation and Sensitivity; Middle School to High School Student Transition; Developing Resiliency in At-risk clients; and Sport Counseling.