Provider type: Therapist
Serving: Adolescent (Ages 15+), Adult, Groups
When you meet Alexandra, you'll experience a warm welcome and an opportunity to be your authentic self. You'll feel safe in an empathetic and calming environment. You'll receive her undivided attention and energy as she helps you understand yourself on a deeper level.
Through working with Alexandra, adults, children and families across the lifespan gain: a better understanding of life’s circumstances and interpersonal experiences; how to adapt to new demands and changes in their routines; communications skills to use within complex systems; self-advocacy skills; and the ability to set limits. She's helped people find relief from the effects of severe and persistent trauma, including depression, anxiety, substance use, sexualized behaviors, suicidality, self-harm, aggression towards others, interpersonal conflicts, and feelings of shame and guilt.
Alexandra uses a variety of therapeutic modalities based on a client's needs, such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems theory, and person-centered Motivational Interviewing.
With a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University at Albany in New York, Alexandra has worked in community settings, acute care emergency rooms, psychiatric emergency rooms, urban school settings, and residential mental health care settings. In addition to helping people, she enjoys hiking with her dog, cooking, and improving her gardening skills.