Reed Maxwell, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Reed Maxwell, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He joined the faculty in August 2019.
Prior to coming to KU Medical Center, Dr. Maxwell was a psychoanalytic fellow at the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research at Columbia University in New York. He also spent two years as a postdoctoral associate of psychology in psychiatry at the Personality Disorders Institute at Cornell University/Weill Cornell Medicine, where he also was a research coordinator. Dr. Maxwell earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Binghamton University State University of New York and completed a clinical psychology internship at the University of Rochester Medical School. He holds a master's degree from Binghamton University, a bachelor's degree in psychology from Kansas State University and a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Kansas.
A rising scholar, Dr. Maxwell has a dozen publications to his credit and has lectured at workshops and conferences around the nation. His research interests include personality psychopathology (e.g., borderline personality organization) and its treatment, as well as dissociation, emotion dysregulation and hypnotic susceptibility.