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Bexar County Psychological Association

Liza MaldonadoLicensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Maldonado is a native Texan who grew up on a small ranch in the Rio Grande Valley. After graduating magna cum laude in psychology from Princeton University she decided to dedicate her career to helping people maximize their potential for happiness and fulfillment. Toward that goal, she earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Baylor University. She went on to complete a competitive postdoctoral fellowship in South Texas Veterans Health Care System, where she trained extensively in the areas of trauma psychology and health psychology. She has since practiced in a variety of outpatient and inpatient clinical settings, including many that serve active-duty military personnel and veterans. Currently, in addition to managing a private practice in San Antonio's medical center, Dr. Maldonado provides evidence-based wellness-enhancing services to five UT Health San Antonio schools. Dr. Maldonado offers psychological evaluation, individual therapy, and group therapy to adult clients. Her psychological evaluation services include general diagnostic, personality, and pre-surgical assessments. Her clinical interests include trauma and stressor-related disorders. Dr. Maldonado implements a whole-person approach, elucidating for her clients the mind-body connection through which psychological, social, spiritual, and behavioral factors affect health and well-being. She individualizes each treatment plan, integrating components of a variety of evidence-based approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and mindfulness-based therapies. Dr. Maldonado uses clinical interviews, psychological inventories, behavioral assessments, and personality tests in a data-driven,results-oriented approach to her work. She provides education and current, relevant literature in order to foster a collaborative working relationship with her clients.

Member Details

Primary Location Dr. Liza Maldonado, Psy.D. Medical Center Website
Phone 210-780-8692 Fax - Email
Degree: Psy.D.
Other Credentials: -
Speciality: Adjustment disorders, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Anxiety disorders
Interventions/Procedures: Psychological evaluation, cognitive behavioral therapies
Syndromes/Disorders Worked With: adjustment difficulties, panic, posttraumatic stress, insomnia, medical illness/disease management, infertility
Population Seen: adults, 18 years and older