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Hello, I'm Alex

As someone raised as a Third Culture Kid (TCK), I spent my formative years being exposed to myriad ways of participating in this life and have seen that there is no one true way to live. I harbor a deep-rooted interest in how people experience and react to the world around them, which has in turn driven me to pursue a life walking alongside individuals as they work through what it means to be human. I consider it a great privilege to be there  and reaffirm that we do not have to walk alone.

I work with preteens, teens, college-aged peoples, and adults. LGBTQIA affirming.

Areas of Interest:
Existential Concerns
Third Culture Individuals

Boundary Setting
Attachment Repair

Education and qualifications
Licensed Clinical Social Work Associate
North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

Masters Degree Clinical Social Work
Virginia Commonwealth University

Bachelors Degrees in English: Modern Studies, Languages and Cultures of Africa
University of Virginia

Trauma-Informed Care
Department of Social Services Charlottesville Virginia
Trauma and the Pandemic
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy
AEDP Institute

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Medical University of South Carolina

My approach
Each individual experiences the world differently and deserves therapy tailored to their own
specific needs. In my person-centered practice I draw from multiple therapeutic lenses and place
an emphasis on expressive and horticultural therapies. I believe that externalizing our internal
worlds is a must in this life, as is expanding our relationship with the natural world. While I have
my own big ideas about things, you can also expect that I will hold space to be proven wrong.
You are the master of your own experience – I am here to collaborate with you to find what
works best for you.

Virtual, in-office, and outdoor sessions available

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