Maisy Hughes received her M.S. in Couple and Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University, and is a practicing therapist in Philadelphia. She works at the Joseph J. Peters Institute where she sees trauma survivors of all ages, many of whom have endured the effects of chronic intrafamilial trauma, poverty and marginalization. Maisy also works at Council for Relationships where she sees individuals and couples with a range of presenting challenges. She specializes in treating post-traumatic stress sequelae and is committed to providing services from a humanistic, client-focused perspective. Her research interests center around understanding what effective treatment looks like for chronically traumatized individuals.
Research and Scholarly Interests
- Efficacy of evidence-based PTSD treatment modalities when applied to complex trauma.
- Therapist variables impacting the delivery of EBPs in community mental health settings.
Maisy Hughes is currently developing a dissertation topic.