She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Master of Science, MS
Due to telehealth regulations clients must be in NY or FL at the time of sessions.
Alexandra is a licensed mental health counselor in New York State with 8+ years of experience in the mental health field. Her background involves working in crisis intervention, community mental health, intensive outpatient treatment, employee assistance programs, wellness coaching, and leadership roles. Among the therapeutic theories she draws from are cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, solution focused, and existential therapies.
Alexandra works with the adult population for individual counseling and only offers remote telehealth services via phone or video sessions.
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 approach as a therapy is psychodynamic. 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.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception.
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
To confirm cost of services through insurance coverage, an insurance check will be run which typically takes 2 business days.
Years of Experience: 5 years
Aldyn, Health and Wellness Manager, 2020 - 2021
LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program, Clinical Supervisor, 2018 - 2020
MidErie Counseling and Treatment Services, Mental Health Counselor , 2015 - 2018
Crisis Services, Crisis Counseling Specialist II, 2013 - 2018
Canisius College, Master of Science Mental Health Counseling, 2016
University at Buffalo, Bachelor of Arts Psychology, 2013
New York: 00817