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Alexandra is a licensed mental health counselor in New York State with 8+ years of experience. Her background involves working in crisis intervention, community mental health, intensive outpatient treatment, employee assistance programs, wellness coaching, and leadership roles. Alexandra works with the adult population for individual counseling. Among the therapeutic theories she draws from are cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, solution focused, and existential therapies.


Alexandra is a strength based therapist who balances validation of your lived experience with psychoeducation and challenges to support growth. Her approach as a therapist is a mix of curiosity, collaboration, and humor. As a therapist, her role is to facilitate psychological safety in a judgment free zone. Alexandra's experience as a therapist has taught her that many people repeat the same patterns over and over in their lives, with details such as the characters, settings, and storyline changing while the deep-rooted emotional needs remain unresolved. In working together you will notice she will explore themes that arise as the therapeutic relationship grows with a committed focus on empowering you.


Specialties

Spirituality
Career
Sexual Trauma
Trauma
Eating Disorders
Bereavement
Depression
Anxiety
Women's Issues
Bipolar
Identity
Panic Attacks
PTSD
Stress

Education

MS (Master of Science)
Canisius College

BA (Bachelor of Arts)
University at Buffalo

Accepted Insurance

Cigna
Aetna
Oscar Health
Oxford
United Healthcare


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