John Maier, LCSW
John T. Maier is a Clinician in the CEDAR Clinic. At CEDAR, he is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides consultation on Clinical High Risk for psychosis, and he provides ongoing therapy for individuals and families.
Clinical interests: John has clinical interests in psychosis, and specifically in working with individuals and their families on pursuing their personal goals and values while having psychosis (or psychosis risk). He was previously an Outpatient Therapist at the Freedom Trail Clinic, a training site of Massachusetts General Hospital, where he provided individual and group therapy to individuals with psychosis. John also has strong clinical and research interests in substance use disorders: he has published peer-reviewed work on substance use disorders and disability and has spoken on his work at Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of California, Riverside.
Academic: John received his MSW from Simmons University, and has trained at Boston Medical Center and the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis. He also holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University, and regularly teaches courses in philosophy at Bentley University. He is the author of multiple peer-reviewed articles in philosophy has recently published a book on the philosophy of agency, Options and Agency (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022)