Alexander Beznes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York, NY who specializes in identity development, relationships, anxiety disorders, depression, and challenges surrounding masculinity. He particularly enjoys working with creative individuals, like musicians, writers, and actors, and has extensive experience working with men. Alexander also welcomes individuals across the lifespan to his practice.
Alexander’s treatment approach is grounded in relational therapy, but he utilizes other modalities whenever appropriate, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or mindfulness practices. His sessions are client-led, and he lets them drive the conversation. Alexander enjoys helping his clients learn new habits surrounding time management, boundary setting, work-life balance, etc. He helps individuals get in touch with their own needs and better understand what they want out life. He also works with his clients to strengthen their mind-body connection and develop self-care routines that will ultimately improve their quality of life.
Alexander wants each of his clients to get in touch with their own voice and agency and feel more comfortable expressing themselves in all aspects of life, including with friends and family and in the workplace. He received his MSW from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work and completed his post-grad training in Relational Psychoanalytical Therapy.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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Years of Experience: 7 years
Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Fifth Avenue Counseling Center, 2013 - 2018
The Stephen Mitchell Relational Center, Certification in Relational Psychotherapy, 2017
New York University, Silver School of Social Work, MSW, 2014
New York University, BA, 2009
New York: 086648